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Small Talk, Big Topics
56 minutes | Jan 25, 2022
BONUS - John Inadomi: Defining and personalizing your career path
Get to know AGA's president! In this bonus episode, our hosts chat with the current president of AGA, Dr. John Inadomi, who reflects on his uncommon yet impressive career path, as well as his experiences with mentoring, burnout, navigating career transitions and even an embarrassing moment during GI fellowship training. We hope you enjoy - we'll be back with Season 2 this Spring.
35 minutes | Jun 1, 2021
BONUS - Rhonda Souza: Your #DDW2021 recap
We're bringing you a bonus pod with AGA Council Chair Dr. Rhonda Souza. Join us for this chat about the makings of DDW Virtual. Dr. Souza also shares her sage advice on building your GI career and how to find the right mentors/collaborators. Stay tuned for new episodes Summer 2021. Have suggestions for guests or topics for season 2? Email us at AGAPodcast@gastro.org.
54 minutes | Apr 6, 2021
Brijen Shah and Lauren Nephew: Mentorship, part 2 – The early career experience
In the final episode of Season 1, we're finishing our talk on mentorship by talking to two early career GIs who have successfully made the leap from mentee to mentor. They are sharing their lessons learned and tips for building strong mentor-mentee relationships. Stay tuned for new episodes Summer 2021. Have suggestions for guests or topics for season 2? Email us at AGAPodcast@gastro.org.
53 minutes | Mar 16, 2021
Lin Chang and Jim Lewis: Mentorship, part 1 – Insights from experienced mentors
Press play and pretend you’re lucky enough to have Drs. Lin Chang or Jim Lewis as your mentor. They are sharing their career journeys, what they learned along the way, and offering tips to develop a strong mentorship relationship for both the mentor and mentee.
65 minutes | Mar 2, 2021
Sandra Quezada and Carlos Diaz: Disparities in GI health care: 8 key questions and answers
Two leaders from the AGA Equity Project are breaking down this big topic. They’re defining the problem and providing actionable tips to improve your care of vulnerable patients and ultimately become a better doctor. This podcast is brought to you by GI Forging Forward, AGA's practical educational training program covering timely topics for GIs through the lens of COVID-19. GI Forging Forward is supported by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (award number R25DK118761).
46 minutes | Feb 16, 2021
Shahnaz Sultan and Joseph Lim: Inside the guideline development process
We’re answering your most pressing guideline-related question: “what do we do with strong recommendation, low-quality evidence?” Listen as our hosts speak with AGA’s leaders in clinical guidance development to demystify how AGA Guidelines and Clinical Practice Updates are developed and how they should be used in practice.
54 minutes | Feb 2, 2021
David Rubin: 20+ insights to improve your IBD patient care
On the heels of the 2021 Crohn’s & Colitis Congress®, Dr. David Rubin is on the podcast to share highlights from the meeting and how to bring them back to your patients. We cover everything from the COVID-19 vaccine, the most insightful new research, the role of diet as a therapy, how to implement shared decision making with patients, if there is a breakthrough drug on the horizon, and much more.
37 minutes | Jan 22, 2021
Susan Reynolds: Burnout - how to spot it and take action
In this special GI Forging Forward edition of Small Talk, Big Topics, we have Dr. Susan Reynolds on the podcast to bring you her professional advice on stress management, avoiding burnout, and tips to maintain your physical and mental wellness. GI Forging Forward is AGA's practical educational training program covering timely topics for GIs through the lens of COVID-19. GI Forging Forward is supported by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (award number R25DK118761).
38 minutes | Jan 5, 2021
Amrita Sethi and Mythili Prabhu Pathipati: Women in GI innovation
Drs. Amrita Sethi and Mythili Prabhu Pathipati are on the podcast to discuss how to bring innovation into your clinical practice. They also share how to create a career focused on innovation and resources to help you expand your network.
23 minutes | Dec 29, 2020
BONUS Holiday Episode
Join our hosts Drs. Matthew Whitson, Nina Nandy and CS Tse as they discuss holiday plans, scoping playlists, upcoming podcast guests, and much more.
48 minutes | Dec 22, 2020
Octavia Pickett-Blakely: Nutrition for the clinical GI
There is an expectation that gastroenterologists are experts in nutrition, but where is nutrition in the GI fellowship curriculum? GI nutrition expert Dr. Octavia Pickett-Blakely is on the podcast to provide practical guidance on how to incorporate dietary counselling into your patient care.
47 minutes | Dec 8, 2020
Sheryl Pfiel: Developing a career in medical education
Dr. Matt Whitson invites one of his own mentors, Dr. Sheryl Pfiel from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, onto Small Talk, Big Topics to discuss what it looks like to create a thriving career focused on medical education. Listen as Matt and Dr. Nina Nandy discuss with Dr. Pfiel how you can take small steps as an early career GI to set yourself up for future success as a GI educator.
28 minutes | Nov 24, 2020
Laurie Keefer: Building resiliency in trainees and young faculty
Listen in as health psychologist Dr. Laurie Keefer discusses resiliency and how to build resilience in your practice as a new gastroenterologist. Dr. Keefer is director for psychobehavioral research within the division of gastroenterology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
38 minutes | Nov 10, 2020
Todd Baron and Andrew Wang: How to treat pancreatic necrosis
Hosts Drs. Matt Whitson and CS Tse speak to the authors of the AGA Clinical Practice Update on the Management of Pancreatic Necrosis. As pioneering experts in this space, Drs. Todd Baron and Andrew Wang share best practice advice to equip you to be an influential part of the multidisciplinary care team for patients with pancreatic necrosis.
49 minutes | Nov 10, 2020
Janice Jou: What you wish you knew in GI fellowship
Listen in as Drs. Matt Whitson and Nina Nandy interview Dr. Janice Jou, a transplant hepatologist and program director for the GI fellowship program at Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Jou candidly answers questions you may have been too afraid to ask during fellowship. We’re calling her tips “Janice Jewels” because they are true gems of advice for creating the career you want.
39 minutes | Nov 10, 2020
Austin Chiang: "Influencing" GI through social media
From Myspace and Friendster to Instagram and TikTok, Dr. Austin Chiang takes us through his social media journey and the unique niche he’s created for himself online. Listen in to hear as he speaks with Drs. Matt Whitson and Nina Nandy and shares his tips for harnessing the power of social for both patient education and career growth.
5 minutes | Oct 28, 2020
Official Trailer: Small Talk, Big Topics - an AGA podcast
COMING NOVEMBER 10: If you’ve ever thought, “I wish I learned that in GI training,” this new AGA podcast is for you. Meet our hosts Matthew Whitson, Nina Nandy and CS Tse and hear about the topics and experts they plan to bring you in Small Talk, Big Topics – a podcast from the American Gastroenterological Association.
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