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January 23, 2020
Recorded a few years ago for ABSITE and one of our first reviews, but these are truly your tips and tricks to get you those few extra points! Dominate the ABSITE! Check out our book: https://amzn.to/379rGtR
January 22, 2020
We review high-yield miscellaneous topics for the ABSITE, including: peritoneal dialysis catheters, sarcoma, and melanoma. Check out our book: https://amzn.to/379rGtR  
January 21, 2020
We discuss a wide range of high-yield thoracic topics for the ABSITE and General Surgery Boards.  These include anatomy, benign/malignant pathology, and trauma.   Thoracic is not currently part of our ABSITE review Podcast Companion, but will be added in future editions.   Thanks for listening!
January 20, 2020
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January 19, 2020
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January 19, 2020
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January 17, 2020
Quick hits for those ABSITE hernia questions.  Once again we apologize for the audio quality, but unfortunately we were recording 100s of miles apart! https://www.amazon.com/Behind-Knife-ABSITE-Podcast-Companion-ebook/dp/B082MKW2VR
January 17, 2020
Another great ABSITE Review!  Dr. Martin joins us once again to review Fluids, Electrolytes, and the terrifying Acid/Base! Quick hits and tips to get you through these questions! We do apologize for the overall audio quality!  We were spread out over a couple states and sometimes talk over one another. https://www.amazon.com/Behind-Knife-ABSITE-Podcast-Companion-ebook/dp/B082MKW2VR
January 16, 2020
Dr. Matthew Martin is back with Part 2 of high yield critical care.
January 16, 2020
Dr. Matthew Martin takes through another thorough review of critical care. Part 2 up next. Make sure to download our ABSITE Podcast Companion and review the notes a few times before your exam!
January 14, 2020
Dr. Matthew Martin joins us today to take us head to toe in the trauma patient and highlights key testable points. Be sure to join in next week for Part 2 where he takes us through a quick fire session to to sharpen your skills before the ABSITE. Additionally we recorded a fantastic critical care review with him that we will be releasing next week. 
January 13, 2020
We review high yield hematology, to include: acquired and congenital bleeding and clotting disorders, blood products, and anticoagulants. Make sure to download our ABSITE podcast companion here!
January 13, 2020
We review high yield breast topics, to include: high yield anatomy, benign breast disease, and management of breast cancer and the axilla. Make sure to download our ABSITE podcast companion here!
January 13, 2020
We review high-yield vascular topics for ABSITE, including: peripheral aneurysms, peripheral vascular disease, fasciotomies, diabetic foot infections, and venous disease.  https://www.amazon.com/Behind-Knife-ABSITE-Podcast-Companion-ebook/dp/B082MKW2VR
January 13, 2020
We review high-yield vascular topics for the ABSITE, including: carotid disease, vascular access, thoracic aorta, thoracic outlet, and acute mesenteric ischemia. https://www.amazon.com/Behind-Knife-ABSITE-Podcast-Companion-ebook/dp/B082MKW2VR Subscribe to our mailing list here  http://eepurl.com/df5OTr   Please subscribe on iTunes/Spotify/Google Play and rate the podcast!    
January 12, 2020
Colorectal part 2 ABSITE review.   Check out our book on Amazon https://amzn.to/2uCtn4l 
January 12, 2020
Colorectal part 1 with the Behind The Knife Team.  Check out our book on amazon. https://amzn.to/2uCtn4l
January 10, 2020
Everyone's back for this episode on high-yield pancreas topics.  We discuss everything from up to date management of pancreatitis, peri-pancreatic fluid collections, pancreatic tumors of all varieties and finally we give the usual quick hits.  Get the BTK ABSITE Podcast Companion here! 
January 10, 2020
Jason Bingham, Kevin Kniery, John McClellan and Woo Do review high-yield adrenal topics for the ABSITE, including: hyperaldosteronism, Cushing syndrome, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, adrenal incidentaloma, adrenocortical carcinoma, pheochromocytoma. Review the congenital adrenal hyperplasia mnemonic here.  Get the BTK ABSITE Podcast Companion here! 
January 8, 2020
We continue with high-yield hepatobiliary, to include: cystic lesions and tumors of the liver and biliary tree. Don't forget to download our ABSITE Podcast Companion on Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/Behind-Knife-ABSITE-Podcast-Companion-ebook/dp/B082MKW2VR/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=behind+the+knife&qid=1578444510&sr=8-1
January 8, 2020
We discuss high yield topics related to the liver and biliary tree, to include: benign biliary disease, portal hypertension, and liver abscesses. Our ABSITE Podcast Companion is available at https://www.amazon.com/Behind-Knife-ABSITE-Podcast-Companion-ebook/dp/B082MKW2VR/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=behind+the+knife&qid=1578444510&sr=8-1
January 8, 2020
We review high-yield topics related to the spleen, to include: splenic trauma, hematologic disorders, splenic lesions, splenic artery aneurysms, and post-splenectomy infection.   Subscribe to our mailing list here: http://eepurl.com/df5OTr
January 7, 2020
We review high-yield topics related to the stomach, to include: hiatal hernias, gastroduodenal ulcer disease, GERD, post-gastrectomy syndromes, and gastric cancer. Subscribe to our mailing list here: http://eepurl.com/df5OTr
January 7, 2020
We discuss high-yield topics related to the esophagus, to include: esophageal perforation, motility disorders, diverticula, Barrett's esophagus, and esophageal cancer.
January 7, 2020
We discuss high-yield parathyroid topics, to include: PTH, calcitonin, hypercalcemia, hyperparathyroidism (primary vs. secondary vs. tertiary), and parathyroid cancer.     
January 6, 2020
We discuss high-yield thyroid topics, to include: hyperthyroidism, Grave's disease, toxic multinodular goiter, thyroiditis, workup of the palpable thyroid nodule, and thyroid cancer (papillary vs. follicular vs. medullary). 
January 6, 2020
We discuss high-yield head and neck anatomy, squamous cell cancer, salivary gland tumors, melanoma, and the diagnostic dilemma of the unknown primary tumor with regional metastasis.   
December 17, 2019
Exciting news! Many of you have asked for a written version of our popular ABSITE review series, well we came through with an ebook podcast companion. Get it here https://amzn.to/34eOkyr If you rely on BTK for ABSITE this companion is a must have. New ABSITE episodes coming soon!
December 4, 2019
Dr. Brendan Moran discusses HIPEC and cytoreductive surgery principles. Listen up to this very educational episode and interesting talk about HIPEC study and controversies. 
November 30, 2019
Join us for our 13th joint Journal Club with Annals of Surgery! We discuss how to get patients better, faster with a surgery-first approach to gallstone pancreatitis. This episode's guest authors are Dr. Krislynn Mueck, a general surgery resident at the University of Texas Health Science Center, and Dr Lillian Kao, the Jack Mayfield, MD Chair in Surgery and Division Chief of Acute Care Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. We discuss their paper, "Gallstone Pancreatitis: Admission versus Normal Cholecystectomy – a Randomized Trial." Access the paper free of charge here: https://journals.lww.com/annalsofsurgery/Abstract/2019/09000/Gallstone_Pancreatitis__Admission_Versus_Normal.14.aspx
November 17, 2019
Rounding out our week of interviews with pediatric surgeons who have unique stories, Woo and Meghana chatted with Dr. Don Nakayama about surgical history. He provides multiple narratives about the history of our field, and it's an episode you don't want to miss!
November 13, 2019
Continuing in our interview of leaders in pediatric surgery we sat down with Dr. Henri Ford to talk about his life, career, and spectacular work in Haiti. Check out our other interviews with leaders in global surgery when you're done! http://behindtheknife.libsyn.com/global-surgery-with-dr-john-meara-and-dr-mark-shrime http://behindtheknife.libsyn.com/global-surgery-part-ii-with-dr-robert-riviello http://behindtheknife.libsyn.com/global-surgery-in-a-civil-war-zone-with-doctors-without-borders-dr-james-peck http://behindtheknife.libsyn.com/149-lifebox-and-safe-surgery-with-dr-alex-haynes
November 10, 2019
This week, we present 3 interviews with leaders in pediatric surgery of varying expertise. First up, an interview with Dr. Michael Harrison, 'Father of Fetal Surgery'. He walks us through his career and how he developed an entire surgical sub-specialty. When you're done, check out our previous episodes on fetal surgery featuring Dr. Darrell Cass and Dr. Diana Farmer! http://behindtheknife.libsyn.com/fetal-surgery-with-dr-darrell-cass http://behindtheknife.libsyn.com/diana-farmer-md-uc-davis-women-in-surgery-fetal-surgery-hirschsprungs
November 8, 2019
With Patrick Georgoff (georgoff@gmail.com) and Craig Brown (brcraig@med.umich.edu)
November 7, 2019
With Patrick Georgoff (georgoff@gmail.com) and Craig Brown (brcraig@med.umich.edu)
November 6, 2019
With Patrick Georgoff (georgoff@gmail.com) and Ben Jacobs (benjaminnormanjacobs@gmail.com)
November 5, 2019
With Patrick Georgoff (georgoff@gmail.com) and Craig Brown (brcraig@med.umich.edu).   Chasing My Cure by Dr. David Fajgenbaum: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07LDTZBBD/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1. A MUST READ!!!
November 5, 2019
With Patrick Georgoff (georgoff@gmail.com) and Teddy Puzio (thaddeus.j.puzio@uth.tmc.edu)
November 4, 2019
Episode 2 is focused on pediatric surgical diseases  Patrick Georgoff is a trauma surgery fellow at UT Houston Red Duke Trauma Institute.  Vahagn Nikolian is a MIS fellow focused on complex abdominal wall repair at Columbia University Medical Center. They can be reached at  Patrick.E.Georgoff@uth.tmc.edu vnikolia@med.umich.edu
November 4, 2019
Episode 1 is focused on diseased of the esophagus.  Patrick Georgoff is a trauma surgery fellow at UT Houston Red Duke Trauma Institute.  Vahagn Nikolian is a MIS fellow focused on complex abdominal wall repair at Columbia University Medical Center. They can be reached at  Patrick.E.Georgoff@uth.tmc.edu vnikolia@med.umich.edu
November 3, 2019
In our 12th joint Journal Club with Annals of Surgery, we have a fascinating discussion about the applications of telemedicine and new technology in the care of surgical patients!    Our guest author is Dr. Shimul Shah, Professor and Director of Solid Organ Transplantation at the University of Cincinnati, discussing his team's ASA Paper "Telemedicine Based Remote Home Monitoring After Liver Transplantation: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial." We are also joined by guest moderator Dr. Chad Ellimoottil, Assistant Professor of Urology and Director of the Telehealth Research Incubator at the University of Michigan.  Access the paper free of charge here: https://journals.lww.com/annalsofsurgery/Citation/2019/09000/Telemedicine_Based_Remote_Home_Monitoring_After.19.aspx
October 28, 2019
Dr. Jeff Punch-- Global transplant surgery  Dr. Peter Liou-- Multi-visceral transplant  Dr. Lisa Johannesson-- Uterus Transplant
October 21, 2019
Dr. Rob Montgomery and Dr. Charles Rickert take us through their personal experiences of transplant donation and cutting edge research.
October 17, 2019
Dr. Satish Nadig and Dr. Daniela Ladner take us through the different types of rejections and IS medications. 
October 14, 2019
Dr. Lisa McIlroy and Dr. Adeel Khan take us through the work up on most common post transplant complications.
October 7, 2019
 Dr. Josh Mezrich and Dr. Majella Doyle take us through the journey of taking through the transplant call and operations!
October 2, 2019
Dr. Arika Hoffman and Dr. Vincent Casingal walk us through our first kidney and liver patient scenarios and tips to remember in a pre-transplant setup. 
October 1, 2019
BTK and ASTS join forces to discuss some of major hot topics of Transplant surgery, discuss the interesting and unique lives of some expert surgeons in this field for an entire month!  
September 30, 2019
In this episode of our Annals of Surgery Journal Club, Dr. Francesco Squizzato, vascular surgeon at the University of Padova in Italy, joins us to discuss his randomized clinical trial "A Preventive Program for Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders Among Surgeons." https://journals.lww.com/annalsofsurgery/Abstract/publishahead/A_Preventive_Program_for_Work_related.95252.aspx
September 30, 2019
Our final "Hot Topic" is Ergonomics. We are joined by Dr. Scott Hollenbeck (@sth_43206), plastic surgeon at Duke University, and Marissa Pentico, occupational therapist and ergonomist who started an ergonomics program in conjunction with the Duke chief residents. Learn what interventions you can implement in your practice to extend your surgical career and prevent musculoskeletal injuries! https://www.safety.duke.edu/ergonomics/stretches-and-exercises https://surgery.duke.edu/news/duke-surgery-introduces-ergonomics-program-improve-surgeon-health https://youtu.be/Q17oHAP0HCk
September 28, 2019
We are rounding out the month with the 2nd half of our Hot Topics in Surgery series. Next up, a powerful speech by Adam Foss, Esq. from the American Pediatric Surgery Association meeting in May. He speaks about social and systemic factors that influence the care and outcomes of our patients. We hope listening to this will be as thought-provoking and uncomfortable as it was in person. Listen to his TED Talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/adam_foss_a_prosecutor_s_vision_for_a_better_justice_system?language=en
September 25, 2019
Episode 1 of 5 of our Vascular Trauma Series- Peripheral Vascular Trauma Dr. Rasmussen is a Colonel in the United States Air Force and is a Professor of Surgery and Associate Dean of Research at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences and an attending vascular surgeon at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Dr. Rasmussen has been deployed numerous times to Iraq and Afghanistan, and cared for many traumatic vascular injuries at Walter Reed Medical Center, through his experience and research he has become one of the foremost leaders on the management of vascular trauma and recently published the third edition of Rich’s Vascular Trauma. Episode 1: Damage control vascular surgery of the injured extremity Episode 2: Damage control vascular surgery surgery of the torso Episode 3: Endovascular techniques to manage vascular injury Episode 4: REBOA Episode 5: Cervical carotid and vertebral artery management If you are interested in a podcast focused on Vascular Surgery be sure to check out Audible Bleeding on all streaming platforms. 
September 16, 2019
Continuing our series on the latest topics in surgery, we have a assembled a fantastic panel of guests to talk about fertility and family planning. Joining us are Dr. Arghavan Salles (@arghavan_salles), Dr. Emily Jungheim (@EmilyJungheim), and Dr. Melissa Levack. We hope this episode will be thought-provoking and lead to further discussions within our surgical community about work-life considerations! https://www.kmov.com/news/more-and-more-women-turn-to-egg-freezing-to-pause/article_14b7d3b2-2b60-11e9-bfdc-2f9629fceea3.html http://time.com/5484506/fertility-egg-freezing/
September 15, 2019
Listen to this provocative podcast on a very prevalent issue of fertility and parental leave in the environment of residency with these surgeons sharing their personal stories and some eye-opening numbers and system issues.   
September 9, 2019
Next up in our series on the hot topics in surgery, we are joined by Dr. Michael Englesbe to discuss the opioid epidemic. He takes us through some of the statistics and provides an excellent Tips & Tricks on how much we should actually be prescribing after specific surgeries. https://www.opioidprescribing.info/ http://michigan-open.org/
September 3, 2019
Dr. Laurie Punch gives us an excellent grand rounds on how to care for the trauma patient injured by firearm, and educates us on the social considerations of gun violence. Resources provided by Dr. Punch: https://journals.lww.com/jtrauma/Abstract/2016/10000/Effect_of_time_to_operation_on_mortality_for.9.aspx https://www.nejm.org/doi/10.1056/NEJMsr1804754 https://highline.huffingtonpost.com/articles/en/gun-violence/ https://journals.lww.com/jtrauma/Abstract/2016/09000/The_AAST_prospective_Aortic_Occlusion_for.1.aspx https://health.ucdavis.edu/what-you-can-do/risk-factors.html https://time.com/5645747/gun-violence-mental-illness/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4984734/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2018/06/19/there-are-more-guns-than-people-in-the-united-states-according-to-a-new-study-of-global-firearm-ownership/?noredirect=on https://affirmresearch.org/ https://www.injuryjournal.com/article/S0020-1383(17)30576-4/fulltext https://mphdegree.usc.edu/blog/guns-as-a-public-health-issue/ https://www.sprc.org/resources-programs/calm-counseling-access-lethal-means http://cureviolence.org/ http://besmartforkids.org/ http://nnhvip.org/ https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-health-emergency-bleeding/homemade-kits-with-tourniquets-make-gunshot-first-aid-more-available-idUKKCN1S12QK?feedType=RSS&feedName=healthNewsMolt https://lawcenter.giffords.org/gun-laws/policy-areas/who-can-have-a-gun/extreme-risk-protection-orders/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TlW8cvzt_5Y
August 25, 2019
Kicking off the first of our series on the latest topics in surgery, we begin with a point-counterpoint style discussion with Dr. Brendan Campbell, a member of the ACS committee on trauma FAST workgroup, and Dr. Joseph Sakran, a prominent advocate for firearm injury prevention. This episode was recorded at the APSA 2019 Annual Meeting with a bonus full length recording of Dr. Sakran's guest presentation from the meeting. FAST Workgroup Recommendations: https://www.journalacs.org/article/S1072-7515(18)32155-0/fulltext
August 14, 2019
Rounding out our miniseries interviewing authors, we had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Stephen Bergman who you may know as Samuel Shem, author of House of God. His upcoming sequel to House of God will be released in November: https://www.amazon.com/Mans-Best-Hospital-Samuel-Shem/dp/1984805363 The STAT article he referenced: https://www.statnews.com/2018/07/26/physicians-not-burning-out-they-are-suffering-moral-injury/ His Boston Globe article posted on his website: http://www.samuelshem.com/v2/what-it%e2%80%99s-like-in-a-country-without-war/
August 5, 2019
Dr. Carol Scott-Conner is a prolific surgeon writer whose first publication, Operative Anatomy, is a fantastic textbook for junior residents to prepare for cases. She talks to us about writing, her work as a consultant with NASA, and provides an excellent T&T segment on lymphedema. We hope you enjoy this episode!
July 21, 2019
Dr. Seymour Schwartz, the namesake of Schwartz's Principles of Surgery, joins us to talk about his life, the history of surgery, and the history of his textbook. He is an excellent speaker with an interesting life story. Listen in for fantastic advice to today's surgical trainees! This is part of our AccessSurgery give away. Follow @ABSITEQofWeek and look out for a question related to this episode on Wednesday, July 24th at 9PM EST. 2-3 winners will receive a free copy of Schwartz's Principles of Surgery, 11th edition!
July 15, 2019
Frequent friend of BTK, Dr. Lillian Kao (@LillianKao1) is the first female editor of Schwartz's Principles of Surgery and joins us to talk about her experience with editorial duties. She gives us great advice on authorship and how to get into editorial roles and reviewing papers. This episode is part of our collaboration with AccessSurgery so look out for the quiz about this episode on Wednesday, July 17th, 2019 on @ABSITEQofWeek. Winners will receive a free copy of Principles of Surgery!
July 8, 2019
Title: Annals of Surgery Journal Club #10: Ventral Hernia Repair   Join us for our 10th joint Journal Club with Annals of Surgery. This time our guest author is Dr. Todd Heniford, Chief of GI and Minimally Invasive Surgery at Carolinas Medical Center, director of the Carolinas Hernia institute, and a well-known expert in the field of abdominal wall resection.  We also have a guest moderator, Dr. Dana Telem (@DanaTelem), who is Associate Professor of Surgery and director of the Comprehensive Hernia Program at the University of Michigan.  Dr. Heniford is lead author of a new study on the preperitoneal method of ventral hernia repair, published recently in Annals: https://journals.lww.com/annalsofsurgery/Abstract/publishahead/Preperitoneal_Ventral_Hernia_Repair__A_Decade_Long.95443.aspx   Join us for a great discussion of ventral hernia decision-making and technique with two leading experts!
July 4, 2019
In this episode we hear from the President Elect, President of Dukes' Club and Dr. John Monson.  Enjoy!
July 3, 2019
ACPGBI Day 2: Excellent interviews with Dr. Brendan Moran, Dr. Dale Vimalachandran, Dr. Ian Jenkins, Dr. Roel Hompes and more.  We talked about TA-TME, advanced rectal cancer, pelvic recurrences, and watch and wait lecture by Dr. Per Nilson.  Enjoy! 
July 2, 2019
Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland Annual Conference 2019 @ Dublin, Ireland.  Dr. Steele and Shreya cohost live from Dublin. Great recap and highlights from Day 1, interviews with world experts, lecture by Dr. Mike Solomon, and innovations and research talks with trainees.  Enjoy!
June 23, 2019
Dr. Monica Morrow is THE expert on breast cancer and gives us a very thorough discussion of the most confusing topics in the management of breast cancer and axillary disease. This is a must listen for all residents and general surgeons alike!
June 17, 2019
This very timely podcast post Surgical Oncology match discusses some key findings on the match process and takes us into the future of oncology research and how surgeons are making history.
June 9, 2019
Ever wondered how Behind the Knife came to fruition? Jason was a guest on Beyond Clean (@BeyondCleanInfo), a podcast about surgical instrument processing, and spends a few minutes answering that question. Most of us don't pay attention to what happens to our instruments after we use them in the OR, so take a listen to Beyond Clean and their well-made podcasts! beyondclean.net
June 3, 2019
Join us for our 9th joint Journal Club with Annals of Surgery. This time our guest author is Dr. Elizabeth Elsey, a general surgery chief resident in in the UK's East Midlands, and a former PhD fellow of the UK’s National Institute for Health Research (@lizzyelsey).    We are also joined by guest host Dr. Brian George, Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Michigan, as well as the Director of Educational Research at Michigan's Center for Health Outcomes and Policy (@bcgeorge).    Dr. Elsey was lead author of a new study on the development of autonomy among British general surgery residents, published recently in Annals: https://journals.lww.com/annalsofsurgery/Fulltext/2019/03000/Changing_Autonomy_in_Operative_Experience_Through.3.aspx   Join us for a thought-provoking discussion of residency training on both sides of the Atlantic! 
June 2, 2019
Woo Do (@woosongdo) and Meghana Kashyap (@PubMEG) cover the American Pediatric Surgical Association's 50th Anniversary Meeting. In this episode, we hear experts debate the pros and cons of the profession of pediatric surgery, as they seek to answer the question: "Would I encourage my daughter or son to become a pediatric surgeon?"
June 2, 2019
Woo Do (@woosongdo) and Meghana Kashyap (@PubMEG) cover the American Pediatric Surgical Association's 50th Anniversary Meeting. In this episode, we hear from Dr. Keith Ashcraft, one of pediatric surgery's key historical figures.
June 2, 2019
Woo Do (@woosongdo) and Meghana Kashyap (@PubMEG) cover the American Pediatric Surgical Association's 50th Anniversary Meeting. In this episode, we hear from Dr. Arnold Coran, one of pediatric surgery's key historical figures.
May 31, 2019
Woo Do (@woosongdo) and Meghana Kashyap (@PubMEG) cover the American Pediatric Surgical Association's 50th Anniversary Meeting. In this episode, we have a panel of leaders in pediatric surgery who happen to be women - Dr. Kathryn Anderson, Dr. Diana Farmer (@dianafarmermd), and Dr. Marion Henry (@mcwhmd). They talk about Benji Brooks, the first female pediatric surgeon, and how APSA has diversified over the years. Also in this episode is Dr. Mike Chen who talks about his experience as a patient and encourages us to truly perform patient-centered care.
May 30, 2019
Woo Do (@woosongdo) and Meghana Kashyap (@PubMEG) cover the American Pediatric Surgical Association's 50th Anniversary Meeting. In this episode, we hear from pioneers who revolutionized the care of children with anorectal malformations (Dr. Alberto Pena @DrsPenaBischoff) and pectus excavatum (Dr. Donald Nuss).
May 29, 2019
Woo Do (@woosongdo) and Meghana Kashyap (@PubMEG) cover the American Pediatric Surgical Association's 50th Anniversary Meeting. In this episode, we hear from leaders showcasing the Journal of Pediatric Surgery (@jpedsurg) Top Educational Content (TEC): - Dr. David Powell (pedsurglibrary.com) on 2018’s TEC - Dr. Aaron Jensen (@arjensenmd) on pediatric cervical spine management - Dr. Shawn Rangel (@ShawnRangelMD) on antibiotic stewardship - Dr. Samir Gadepalli (@SamirGadepalli) on sepsis as a surgical problem
May 28, 2019
Woo (@woosongdo) and Meghana (@PubMEG) sit down with Dr. Allan Goldstein (@MGHPedisurg) to talk about the surgeon-scientist and how a young surgeon can become a successful academic surgeon (https://t.co/PJdjl0BQyP). Dr. Todd Ponsky (@tponsky) talks about the development of the Stay Current in Pediatric Surgery app and podcast as a means to digest all the information out there, and provides a contrasting opinion about social media's utility in academia. Finally, Dr. Ron Hirschl (@Ronstoppable) provides insight into how he brought APSA's 50th Anniversary Meeting into the 21st century and how his program is working on resident/fellow autonomy.
May 27, 2019
Woo Do (@woosongdo) and Meghana Kashyap (@PubMEG) joined forces in Boston to cover the American Pediatric Surgery Association's 50th Anniversary Meeting. We will be publishing episodes from the meeting throughout the week in our #APSA50 Series. We hope you follow along to hear some incredible insight and interviews with pioneers and leaders of pediatric surgery.
May 19, 2019
Kicking off APSA week, we begin with a Grand Rounds installment. Dr. Diana Diesen, pediatric surgeon at Dallas Children's Hospital, presents everything you need to know about bilious emesis in the pediatric population. This is high yield information for those pediatric surgery questions on ABSITE, and simplified enough for rotating medical students to understand as well. Enjoy!
May 13, 2019
SECOND trial follows up on FIRST trial. Listen in to get the details on the structure and outcomes anticipated from this trial. Send in your queries or comments at the email address below: second@northwestern.edu For more information: www.secondtrial.org
May 5, 2019
Join us for our 8th joint Journal Club with Annals of Surgery, and the last episode of our series on malpractice. This time our guests are Dr. Rajshri Gartland, a resident at Massachusetts General Hospital, and Dr. Keith Lillemoe, the Chief of Surgery at MGH and Editor-in-Chief of Annals of Surgery.    They co-authored a new study on the prevalence and risk factors for malpractice claims around gallbladder surgery, published recently in Annals:  https://journals.lww.com/annalsofsurgery/Fulltext/2019/05000/What_Have_We_Learned_From_Malpractice_Claims.1.aspx     Join us to hear about the latest data on malpractice in surgery and what you can do to keep yourself and your patients safe during gallbladder surgery!
April 25, 2019
In the penultimate episode of our malpractice series, we interview Dr. Ruth Bush (@RuthLBush) who obtained her JD and provides insight on malpractice from the surgeon's perspective. As a bonus at the end, we Dr. Rolando Pinchetti (@rfap3) from Argentina joins us to talk about malpractice in his country.
April 22, 2019
Up next in our Malpractice Series, Dan Cavett from Cavvett & Fulton, P.C. (https://www.cavettandfulton.com/) joins us to provide real life cases he has defended and provide further advice on insurance and patient relations. This episode is full of scenarios relevant to our surgical sub-specialty colleagues, including Ob/Gyn and Neurosurgery, so we hope everyone learns something new!    
April 15, 2019
Continuing in our Malpractice Series, we have Laura Biel (@LJBeil) on to talk about Dr. Death (@DrDeathWondery) and the lessons the podcast and case revealed about our healthcare system and physician peer reporting. If you haven't listened to the podcast, we strongly recommend listening to it prior to this episode (https://t.co/ltmr3gsHpo). An interesting read mentioned in this episode is the Dissenting Opinion, found here: https://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/documents/401/14203/duntsch-dissent.pdf
April 8, 2019
Michelle Ator is a medical malpractice attorney in Arkansas. She joins us for the first installment of our malpractice series to explain the fundamentals of malpractice litigation. If you have any follow up questions for her, she can be reached at mator@fridayfirm.com. The Medscape report mentioned in the intro: https://www.medscape.com/slideshow/2017-malpractice-report-6009206#1
April 1, 2019
Join us for our 7th joint Journal Club with Annals of Surgery. This time our guest is Dr. Chad Ball, a hepatobiliary and acute care surgeon and Associate Professor at the University of Calgary.    He has pioneered a new single-stage approach for walled off pancreatic necrosis, "surgical transgastric necrosectomy," described in this Annals paper:  https://journals.lww.com/annalsofsurgery/Abstract/publishahead/Surgical_Transgastric_Necrosectomy_for_Necrotizing.95399.aspx    Join us to learn more the range of approaches to this challenging problem and new, exciting techniques!   PS: For those interested, a video of laparoscopic transgastric necrosectomy can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWPiaZpzAxQ  
March 25, 2019
Dr. Charles Yeo, Chairman at SKMC at Thomas Jefferson University, discusses pancreatic cancer and shares his pearls of wisdom of the performing a Mini-Whipple in this enjoyable and informative episode. 
March 18, 2019
 Dr. Rebecca Sippel discusses a whole range of endocrine pathologies in this very educational episode!  Dominate the day
March 4, 2019
Dr. Jeffrey Marks, President of SAGES, walks us through the past, present and future of Minimally Invasive Surgery. He is one of the internationally known surgeons who leads advancements in the field like POEM. He gives us his views on surgical residency education and his tips/tricks on ERCP. Enjoy!  
February 25, 2019
Join us for the 6th episode of our Journal Club with Annals of Surgery. This time we interview Dr. Susan Pories, of Harvard Medical School and Mt. Auburn Hospital, about her paper: Leadership in American Surgery: Women are Rising to the Top, coming out in Annals in February 2019. Coauthored with Drs. Patricia Turner, Caprice Greenberg, Maya Babu, and Sareh Parangi, the paper describes the rapid ascent of women surgeons to the highest leadership positions in American surgery.   BTK listeners can access their paper free of charge here:  https://journals.lww.com/annalsofsurgery/Citation/2019/02000/Leadership_in_American_Surgery__Women_are_Rising.3.aspx Join us as we discuss this exciting time for women in surgery, and what we need to do next to make surgical leadership as diverse and representative as possible.
January 22, 2019
Jason, John, Meghana and Kevin bring you pediatric surgery review for the ABSITE. 
January 20, 2019
Recorded a few years ago for ABSITE and one of our first reviews, but these are truly your tips and tricks to get you those few extra points!   Thanks everyone for all the support through ABSITE season. The hard part is over, now you just have to take the test.    
January 20, 2019
Enjoy this video that was made with the help of Morgan Barron and Geb Black.  It is also on YouTube which may be an easier platform to watch it on here. Please subscribe to our YouTube channel. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBMPY8lE1Q4
January 20, 2019
We review high-yield miscellaneous topics for the ABSITE, including: peritoneal dialysis catheters, sarcoma, and melanoma.
December 28, 2018
John and Jason cover high yield topics for Anesthesia for the ABSITE! 
December 28, 2018
Quick hits for those ABSITE hernia questions.  Once again we apologize for the audio quality, but unfortunately we were recording 100s of miles apart! One more great episode coming to get you warmed up to crush the test!
December 28, 2018
Another great ABSITE Review!  Dr. Martin joins us once again to review Fluids, Electrolytes, and the terrifying Acid/Base! Quick hits and tips to get you through these questions! We do apologize for the overall audio quality!  We were spread out over a couple states and sometimes talk over one another. Hernias are coming next!
December 28, 2018
Here we go again. Critical Care Part 2 with Dr. Matthew Martin. Study hard and enjoy. 
December 28, 2018
Here we go two a week for the next 4 weeks to get ready for the ABSITE.   Give us an iTunes review if you are enjoying our work!    
December 28, 2018
Here it is one more complete hour of us getting quizzed by Dr. Martin on pertinent trauma topics on the ABSITE.    -Pancreas, Vascular, Pelvis, Retroperitoneum, Pregnancy and Children + Quickfire   If you don't know Dr. Matthew Martin. He is a trauma and critical care surgeon in both Tacoma WA and Portland OR. He is the director of Madigan trauma and also a co-moderator of the EAST Traumacast. 
December 28, 2018
Dr. Matthew Martin joins us today to take us head to toe in the trauma patient and highlights key testable points. Be sure to join in next week for Part 2 where he takes us through a quick fire session to to sharpen your skills before the ABSITE. Additionally we recorded a fantastic critical care review with him that we will be releasing next week. 
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