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Expert Insights on COVID-19 with Elsevier

Expert Insights on COVID-19 with Elsevier

Experts share their invaluable insights into the mode of transmission and pathophysiology of the COVID-19 virus

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How Well are COVID-19 Vaccines Working in the Real World?

In this episode, Drs. Paul Offit and Margaret Trexler Hessen discuss what's been learned since the COVID-19 vaccine trials and the wider rollout of the vaccines. Dr. Offit is the Maurice R. Hilleman Chair of Vaccinology and Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also the Director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Offit co-invented the RotaTeq vaccine and is co-editor of Elsevier’s reference book, Plotkin’s Vaccines. Elsevier Clinical Insights is a podcast highlighting clinical tools, resources, and the latest expert insights to support you in providing patient care. Hosted by: Margaret Trexler Hessen, MD, FACP, FSHEA, Director, Point of Care, Digital Content, Elsevier Clinical Solutions Learn more on Elsevier's Website | Health Podcast Network Follow on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | YouTube
July 2, 2021

How Can Healthcare Workers Care for Themselves and Colleagues During Times of Grief

In this second half of a two-part conversation, Dr. MJ Erickson-Hogue speaks with Lizzie Pickering about what clinicians and healthcare workers can do to care for themselves and colleagues during times of grief. Lizzie is a grief investigator. She's spent the last 20 years since her son Harry died, investigating her grief and learning how to navigate it.   Lizzie shares some practical tools and other methods to help process loss, and what warning signs indicate that an individual should consider or could benefit from professional counseling for grief. For more information about grief, be sure to listen to part 1 of this conversation. You can also follow this podcast on your favorite podcast player to receive future updates. Elsevier Clinical Insights is a podcast highlighting clinical tools, resources, and the latest expert insights to support you in providing patient care. Hosted by: Dr. MJ Erickson-Hogue, Director, Point of Care, Digital Content, Elsevier Clinical Solutions  Learn more on Elsevier's Website | Health Podcast Network Follow on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | YouTube
June 17, 2021

What is Grief?

This episode is part one of a two-part discussion about grief. Divorce, career change, loss of a child or parent, or loss of a colleague are all experiences that can lead to grief. People experience grief differently, and it can be particularly challenging for people working in healthcare.   Lizzie Pickering is a grief investigator. Lizzie's work is based on being alongside grieving parents at the children's hospice world, setting up peer-to-peer support and navigating her own grief following the death of her son, Harry 20 years ago.  In this first part of our conversation, Lizzie explains the stages of grief and shares some practical tips on how to talk about grief with patients, families and colleagues.  Be sure to follow this podcast on your favorite podcast player to receive updates when part 2 of this conversation goes live. Elsevier Clinical Insights is a podcast highlighting clinical tools, resources, and the latest expert insights to support you in providing patient care. Hosted by: Dr. MJ Erickson-Hogue, Director, Point of Care, Digital Content, Elsevier Clinical Solutions  Learn more on Elsevier's Website | Health Podcast Network Follow on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | YouTube
June 10, 2021

Part 2 of 2: The Relationship Between Clinician Wellness and Patient Outcomes

In this second half of the two-part episode, Dr. MJ Erickson-Hogue interviews Dr. Lori Weichenthal, MD and Dr. Jay Kaplan about the importance of wellness for medical caregivers and the effect that it has on patients. Their discussion notes the clinical areas most at risk for burnout as well as how to prevent and treat it. They also identify actions that caregivers can take to embed self-care within their daily routines.   Both Dr. Weichenthal and Dr. Kaplan are involved in national programs focused on clinician wellness.   Dr. Jay Kaplan, MD is the Medical Director of Care Transformation for LCMC Health in New Orleans. He is the Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Section of Emergency Medicine at LSU Health Sciences Center and is the attending emergency physician and academic faculty for the Emergency Medicine Residency at the University Medical Center New Orleans. Dr. Kaplan is a past President of the American College of Emergency Physicians and current national faculty for ACEP, and he has been a member of the National Academy of Medicine Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience for the past several years.   Dr. Lori Weichenthal, MD, FACEP, RYT is the Assistant Dean of Graduate Medical Education at UCSF Fresno. She is also the Associate Program Director of Emergency Medicine and Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine. Her expertise in wellness stems from developing curriculum and support services for trainees.   Hosted by: Dr. MJ Erickson-Hogue, Director, Point of Care, Digital Content, Elsevier Clinical Solutions    Learn more on Elsevier's Website | Health Podcast Network Follow on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | YouTube
February 23, 2021

Part 1 of 2: The Relationship Between Clinician Wellness and Patient Outcomes

In this first half of a two-part conversation, Dr. MJ Erickson-Hogue interviews Dr. Lori Weichenthal, MD and Dr. Jay Kaplan about the importance of wellness for medical caregivers and the effect that it has on patients. Their discussion notes the clinical areas most at risk for burnout as well as how to prevent and treat it. They also identify actions that caregivers can take to embed self-care within their daily routines.   Both Dr. Weichenthal and Dr. Kaplan are involved in national programs focused on clinician wellness.   Dr. Jay Kaplan, MD is the Medical Director of Care Transformation for LCMC Health in New Orleans. He is the Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Section of Emergency Medicine at LSU Health Sciences Center and is the attending emergency physician and academic faculty for the Emergency Medicine Residency at the University Medical Center New Orleans. Dr. Kaplan is a past President of the American College of Emergency Physicians and current national faculty for ACEP, and he has been a member of the National Academy of Medicine Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience for the past several years.   Dr. Lori Weichenthal, MD, FACEP, RYT is the Assistant Dean of Graduate Medical Education at UCSF Fresno. She is also the Associate Program Director of Emergency Medicine and Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine. Her expertise in wellness stems from developing curriculum and support services for trainees.   Hosted by: Dr. MJ Erickson-Hogue, Director, Point of Care, Digital Content, Elsevier Clinical Solutions    Learn more on Elsevier's Website | Health Podcast Network Follow on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | YouTube
February 16, 2021

The Path to a Timely, Safe and Effective COVID-19 Vaccine

In this episode, Dr. Paul Offit and Dr. Margaret Trexler Hessen discuss the scientific underpinnings of vaccine development and get up to speed on the advanced COVID-19 vaccine candidates. They also speak about the realistic expectations for the COVID-19 vaccine and how hygienic measures will remain an important component of controlling the virus. Dr. Offit is the Maurice R. Hilleman Chair of Vaccinology and Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also the Director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Offit co-invented the RotaTeq vaccine and is co-editor of Elsevier’s reference book, Plotkin’s Vaccines. Hosted by: Margaret Trexler Hessen, MD, FACP, FSHEA, Director, Point of Care, Digital Content, Elsevier Clinical Solutions Learn more on Elsevier's Website | Health Podcast Network Follow on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | YouTube
September 21, 2020

Expert Insights on COVID-19 with Elsevier

Experts share their invaluable insights into the mode of transmission and pathophysiology of the COVID-19 virus
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