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  • Parallax

    Join Ankur Kalra, MD from the Cleveland Clinic as he shows you a different side to cardiovascular care, management and science in his fortnightly podcast series called Parallax.

    Published every second Monday, listen to Ankur’s conversations with legendary cardiologists, critical reviews of key congresses and late-breaking trials, and concise summaries of the best US Cardiology Review articles.

    We want to make this podcast about you, and for you! Please email us critical thoughts, comments and questions for Ankur at podcast@radcliffe-group.com and visit www.uscjournal.com for more.

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  • 31: Mending the broken house of cardiology with Roxana Mehran

    31: Mending the broken house of cardiology with Roxana Mehran

    This week’s guest, Prof Roxana Mehran, Professor of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Founding Director of Women as One, is a phenomenon in interventional cardiology. In this episode we learn what makes Roxana tick and what were the odds she had to defy as an immigrant from Iran to fulfil her ‘impossible dream’.
    The charity organisation, Women as One is an agent for women and men to be part of a medicine that is built on talent, rather than privilege.

    Time : 40:55

  • 30: Laura Mauri on career decisions, mentorship and advancing medicine

    30: Laura Mauri on career decisions, mentorship and advancing medicine

    This week’s guest is Dr Laura Mauri who became Vice President of Global Clinical Research and Analytics at Medtronic in 2018 after an illustrious career in academic medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

    What is Dr Mauri’s advice for young cardiologist? How did she balance research and patient care? What are the questions that helped her decision making? How does Dr Mauri think about innovations in medicine?

    Time : 37:30

  • 29: Addressing Institutionalized Racism in Healthcare with Drs Michelle Morse, Lauren Eberly and Aarti Bhatt

    29: Addressing Institutionalized Racism in Healthcare with Drs Michelle Morse, Lauren Eberly and Aarti Bhatt

     
    In the early days of the Black Lives Matter movement, a group of internal medicine residents posed a question: What can we do about racial disparity within our institution? 

    Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s Health Equity Committee decided to confront the status quo by asking: How is racism on a structural level present within our walls?

    Time : 46:48

  • 28: Unified pathways for treating structural heart disease: Anmar Kanaa’N & Joseph Lahorra

    28: Unified pathways for treating structural heart disease: Anmar Kanaa’N & Joseph Lahorra

    In this week’s Parallax, Dr Kanaa’N, the director of the program, and Dr Lahorra, chairman of the Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Department of Akron General introduce the listeners to the foundations of their program and the paradigm shift brought by TAVR.

    Tune in to hear host Ankur Kalra ask Dr Kanaa’N and Dr Lahorra to share the practicalities of setting up the state-of-the-art program.

    Time : 37:35

  • 27: The new reality of CVD care with Grant W Reed, Director of the Cleveland Clinic’s STEMI program

    27: The new reality of CVD care with Grant W Reed, Director of the Cleveland Clinic’s STEMI program

    Ankur Kalra asks Grant W Reed, Director of the Cleveland Clinic’s STEMI program, to reflect on the actions they took and the challenges of delaying cardiovascular procedures in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Dr Reed offers insight on the factors that influenced the Cleveland Clinic’s STEMI policy for COVID-19. Ankur and Grant discuss the triage considerations for patients with structural heart disease and the steps the clinic took to protect its healthcare workers.

    Time : 32:12

  • 26: Stories to tell: Lisa Rosenbaum's journey to medical journalism at NEJM

    26: Stories to tell: Lisa Rosenbaum's journey to medical journalism at NEJM

    Lisa Rosenbaum has been writing extensively about the human face of medicine. Her articles have been widely circulated by publications like The New York Times, The New Yorker and The New England Journal of Medicine.

    In this edition of Parallax Dr Kalra asked Dr Rosenbaum about the influences that shaped her choices as a writer and as a healthcare professional. Dr Rosenbaum opens up about her childhood and how she connected to her grandfather through writing and medicine. We learn about Lisa’s first day at medical school and her latest writing project.

    Time : 44:54

  • 25: Portrait Of A Clinician-Scientist During The COVID-19 Pandemic: Jag Singh MD PhD

    A week after Jag Singh had tested positive for 2019-nCoV, he became a patient in his hospital’s intensive care unit. This week he joins Ankur Kalra, MD to tell us about his journey as a clinician-scientist.

    Jagmeet P Singh, associate chief of the cardiology division at Massachusetts General Hospital and professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School joins Ankur Kalra for a deep conversation about his journey across three continents. Dr Singh talks about the importance of choosing fulfilment over success. We gain more insights on the recent late-breaking trial, MADIT-CHIC focusing on cardiac resynchronization therapy. Ankur asks Jag about his experience of being on the other side of the healthcare system and his enrolment in the since halted remdesivir trial.

    Time : 43:40

  • 24: COVID-19 Lessons And Learnings From Italy With Prof Michele Senni

    “It’s a tsunami not just a wave. The worst tsunami you can imagine”

    Prof Michele Senni is Director of Cardiology at Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital, Bergamo Italy. He contracted COVID-19 himself and in this latest podcast he meets with Ankur Kalra, MD to discuss his personal experience in dealing with patients and COVID-19 in Europe’s outbreak epicentre.

    Hear them discuss the burden on healthcare, patient selection, the importance of testing and PPE and how COVID has resulted in a reduction of acute myocardial infarction and heart failure in patients.

    Submit your question to Ankur via: podcast@radciffe-group.com. Hosted by @AnkurKalraMD. Produced by @RadcliffeCARDIO.

    Time : 35:04

  • 23: COVID-19 And Cardiovascular Disease

    “We are at war with a pandemic and the enemy is not each other, it’s the virus.”

    In this latest episode, Ankur Kalra, MD meets with Andrew Sauer, MD, co-author of upcoming paper in US Cardiology Review on COVID-19 and Cardiovascular Disease that provides a concise and current summary of cardiovascular complications from COVID-19.

    Hear them discuss the latest issues surrounding the pandemic, the known cardiac implications and the rapidly emerging data.

    Submit your question to Ankur via: podcast@radciffe-group.com. Hosted by @AnkurKalraMD. Produced by @RadcliffeCARDIO.

    Time : 49:22