Episode 45: Breaking Down Barriers to CRC Screening (understanding the lives of patients outside the doctor’s office)

Dr. Lisa Mathew interviews Giselle Carlotta-McDonald, who is the executive director of Project Access-New Haven, which employs community health workers to address colorectal cancer (CRC) screening disparities among Connecticut residents, particularly in African American and Latino communities.

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Episode #44: Increasing CRC Screening Rates in Latino Communities (awareness and access to care are key to success)

For Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Fred Rosenberg interviews Dr. Abdul Saied Calvino, a surgical oncologist at Roger Williams Medical Center in Providence, Rhode Island and assistant professor of surgical oncology at the Boston University Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine.

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Episode #43: If You’re Caring for Patients, Don’t Forget to Take Care of Yourself (how to reduce stress and address burnout)

Many independent GI practices are familiar with the effects of physician burnout, which has become an epidemic in the U.S. health care system. Almost two-thirds of physicians have reported signs of burnout such as emotional exhaustion and a decrease in satisfaction with work-life integration at least once per week.

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Episode #42: Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast (and other reasons why pursuing an Executive MBA might be a good idea)

Dr. Lisa Mathew interviews Dr. Vasu Appaleneni, a practicing gastroenterologist at Dayton Gastroenterology, and executive vice president of clinical innovation at One GI, a physician-led managed services organization.

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