Dr. Michael Weinstein talks with Ellen Brooks of the Men’s Health Inequities (MHI) Research Lab at the University of Utah School of Medicine, who is a co-author of a new study on the prevalence of colorectal cancer (CRC) among long-haul truck drivers.Continue reading “Episode #35: Long-Haul Truckers May be at Greater Risk for CRC (education is the key to increasing screening rates)”
Dr. Michael Weinstein of Capital Digestive Care talks to Erin Peterson of the Colon Cancer Coalition and Dr. Milena Gould Suarez of Baylor College of Medicine about the Faces of Blue campaign and the patients, physicians, and family members who share their experiences with colorectal cancer.Continue reading “Episode #32: Stories are Powerful (how the Faces of Blue Campaign works to increase CRC Screening)”
Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health issued a moratorium on elective procedures, including colorectal cancer (CRC) screening.
Dr. Fred Rosenberg talks with Dr. George Dickstein of Greater Boston Gastroenterology about how his practice pivoted to telehealth and remote working and put in place safety measures to protect patients, physicians and staff.Continue reading “Episode #24: Preparing for a Post-Pandemic Screening Surge (and thoughts on long-term career happiness)”
This week, Dr. Lisa Mathew connects with Dr. Peter Liang of NYU Langone Health, a long-time friend and colleague to hear about his work with early career physicians and fellows as chair of the American Gastroenterology Association’s (AGA) Trainee and Early Career Committee.Continue reading “Episode #23: You Say Follow Your Heart, I Say Go With Your Gut (providing guidance for early career GI physicians)”