The Parallax Podcast
111 Episodes
46606 Views
The Parallax Podcast

Average (ratings)
No ratings
 
  Your rating

Join Ankur Kalra, MD 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 literature in cardiology.

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.


Read MoreRead Less
Also listen on
Share
Also listen on
All Episodes
EP 111: ACC 24 in Review With Dr Vallabhajosyula: 5 Trials That Will Change Your Practice
EP111 • Apr 22, 2024 • 1h 11m 26s
Dr Kalra and Dr Vallabhajosyula dissect the practical implications of the top 5 ACC.24 trials, answering pressing questions and addressing emerging dilemmas.
Read More
EP 110: Cultivating Leadership, Civic Duty & the Presidential Leadership Programme with Dr Sinha
EP110 • Apr 08, 2024 • 43m 28s
In this episode, Dr Sinha shares his insights on leadership after participating in the prestigious Presidential Leadership Scholars Programme.
Read More
EP 109: Navigating Volume Status in Heart Failure Patients with Dr Andrew Darlington
EP109 • Mar 11, 2024 • 38m 44s
In this informative episode of Parallax, Dr Ankur Kalra is joined by Dr Andrew Darlington, an Advanced Heart Failure Cardiologist at Piedmont Heart Institute in Georgia.

Together, Dr Kalra and Dr Darlington delve into the significance of assessing volume status in patients with heart failure, highlighting its continued relevance in 2024, including the availability of new diagnostic tools, including the Heart Failure Management System (HFMS).

This series is supported by ZOLL and is intended for Health Care Professionals.
Read More
EP 108: Song of Our Scars: Authorship & Medicine with Senior Advisor for FDA, Dr Warraich
EP108 • Feb 26, 2024 • 44m 44s
In this week's Parallax episode, Dr Ankur Kalra welcomes Dr Haider Warraich, a cardiologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Dr Warraich is not only a Senior Advisor for Chronic Disease to the FDA Commissioner but also a prolific author, having written three books, including "Song of Our Scars: The Untold Story of Pain." He is a regular contributor to publications like the New York Times and the Washington Post.
Read More
EP 107: JACC: Advances - Leadership & the Future of Publishing with Dr Silversides
EP107 • Feb 12, 2024 • 43m 21s
Dive into the unique synergy between her clinical practice and editorial leadership as Dr Silversides shares her vision for the journal. Learn how she navigates diverse responsibilities, manages peer reviews, and ensures fair evaluation of the submitted manuscripts. Get insights into launching a journal, from adapting to the needs of the readership and editorial board selection to time management. Dr Silversides joins Dr Kalra in exploring the evolving landscape of academic publishing, discussing the challenges and opportunities presented by AI and other advancements.
Read More
EP 106: Transforming Health Systems Through Economics with Dr Alex Carter
EP106 • Jan 29, 2024 • 47m
The podcast embarks on an exploration of the program's three fundamental pillars: health economics, outcomes measurement, and management. Dr. Carter underscores the importance of efficiently allocating scarce resources, evaluating health system performance through population outcomes, and translating theoretical knowledge into practical application through leadership.
Read More
EP 105: The Year 2023 in Review with Dr Sukh Nijjer
EP105 • Dec 19, 2023 • 1h 3m 40s
Dr Ankur Kalra welcomes back Dr Sukhjinder Nijjer for their much-anticipated annual review of advancements in cardiovascular medicine that defined the year 2023.
Read More
EP 104: Caring for All Hearts: Disparities in Care with Dr Anuradha Lala
EP104 • Dec 04, 2023 • 44m 2s
In this thought-provoking episode, Dr Ankur Kalra is joined by Dr Anuradha Lala. They delve into the critical topic of disparities in care within the healthcare system from a cardiologist's point of view and explore actionable steps towards a more inclusive and fair healthcare landscape.

This series is supported by ZOLL and is intended for Health Care Professionals.
Read More
EP 103: CCS-AMI: New Classification for Acute Myocardial Infarction with Dr Kumar
EP103 • Oct 30, 2023 • 42m 43s
In this informative episode, Dr Kumar shares what led his team and the CCS to introduce a new classification scheme for acute MI. He discusses how research from the past 15 years highlighted the need to incorporate tissue changes resulting from acute myocardial infarction (MI) into clinical practice. Dr Kumar outlines the four stages of CCS-AMI, and we gain insight into how this novel classification scheme could impact bedside medicine.
Read More
EP 102: Nobility in Small Things with Cardiac Surgeon, Dr Craig R Smith
EP102 • Oct 16, 2023 • 50m 11s
In this inspiring episode, Dr Smith delves into the story behind his book and the motivating circumstances that led him to become an author. Dr Kalra asks Dr Smith about his experience as a leader during the pandemic as a surgeon. Dr Smith shares the story of his unconventional journey into medicine, emphasizing how hard physical labor built his resilience and prepared him for his residency. Dr Kalra also asks about Dr Smith's experience as a surgeon for President Bill Clinton in 2004.
Read More
EP 111: ACC 24 in Review With Dr Vallabhajosyula: 5 Trials That Will Change Your Practice
EP111 • Apr 22, 2024 • 1h 11m 26s
Dr Kalra and Dr Vallabhajosyula dissect the practical implications of the top 5 ACC.24 trials, answering pressing questions and addressing emerging dilemmas.
Read More
EP 110: Cultivating Leadership, Civic Duty & the Presidential Leadership Programme with Dr Sinha
EP110 • Apr 08, 2024 • 43m 28s
In this episode, Dr Sinha shares his insights on leadership after participating in the prestigious Presidential Leadership Scholars Programme.
Read More
EP 109: Navigating Volume Status in Heart Failure Patients with Dr Andrew Darlington
EP109 • Mar 11, 2024 • 38m 44s
In this informative episode of Parallax, Dr Ankur Kalra is joined by Dr Andrew Darlington, an Advanced Heart Failure Cardiologist at Piedmont Heart Institute in Georgia.

Together, Dr Kalra and Dr Darlington delve into the significance of assessing volume status in patients with heart failure, highlighting its continued relevance in 2024, including the availability of new diagnostic tools, including the Heart Failure Management System (HFMS).

This series is supported by ZOLL and is intended for Health Care Professionals.
Read More
EP 108: Song of Our Scars: Authorship & Medicine with Senior Advisor for FDA, Dr Warraich
EP108 • Feb 26, 2024 • 44m 44s
In this week's Parallax episode, Dr Ankur Kalra welcomes Dr Haider Warraich, a cardiologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Dr Warraich is not only a Senior Advisor for Chronic Disease to the FDA Commissioner but also a prolific author, having written three books, including "Song of Our Scars: The Untold Story of Pain." He is a regular contributor to publications like the New York Times and the Washington Post.
Read More
EP 107: JACC: Advances - Leadership & the Future of Publishing with Dr Silversides
EP107 • Feb 12, 2024 • 43m 21s
Dive into the unique synergy between her clinical practice and editorial leadership as Dr Silversides shares her vision for the journal. Learn how she navigates diverse responsibilities, manages peer reviews, and ensures fair evaluation of the submitted manuscripts. Get insights into launching a journal, from adapting to the needs of the readership and editorial board selection to time management. Dr Silversides joins Dr Kalra in exploring the evolving landscape of academic publishing, discussing the challenges and opportunities presented by AI and other advancements.
Read More
What our listeners say

This podcast is great for anyone in the medical field. Excellent review of medical literature! Great job Dr.Kalra

Hisham Siddiqui, Excellent

Excellent supplement to the Radcliffe Cardiology journal. Kudos to Dr. Kalra for putting together an outstanding lineup of expert guests and covering topics relevant to anyone involved or interested in cardiology.

Laura Gerik, Engaging and informative

This is an excellent series and thank you Dr Kalra for putting it together. I have enjoyed listening to each and every episode and would encourage others to do so as well!

Outstanding... Excellent!

Being interviewed by Ankur Kalra for this episode #8 was a terrific experience! It was such an easy conversation (kudos to Ankur's interview style!) that we didn't realize how quickly time passed us by. This is an important topic and something I passionately believe in. Diversity, inclusion, bias and how they all tie into leadership is relevant for all of us. Responding to negative feedback and failure in a positive way is crucial to progress. We also talked about the wisdom of letting go and getting ahead. Thanks for the opportunity to ai my views, Ankur! Best wishes for future episodes!



 

Fantastic experience!

Dr Kalra does a fantastic job at selecting and interviewing colleagues and peers who bring a truly unique perspective in areas such as leadership, mentorship, career growth, mindfulness and life-work balance. A must for fellows in training, early career professionals and physicians in general.

Excellent podcast for FIT and early career cardiologists

“Hit the nail on the head” podcast for cardiologists. Very unique and enlightening content which addresses major issues cardiologists face in everyday practice in a style that combines top notch academic expertise with practicality of daily patient care.

Dr Hady Lichaa, Phenomenal

This is a great initiative by Dr Karla!! Great applications allowing everyone to hear experts in cardiology talking about cardiovascular sciences and career development!! Great resource for all fellows, early career cardiologists and also senior cardiologists!!

By Lina Ya’qoub, MD

These podcasts are excellent. Experts in the field share their personal journey, advice and their take on important CV issues. Highly recommended!

Zain Asad MD, Excellent!

Excellent content, useful and pertinent for physicians at all levels of training. It offers a rare insight into the trajectories of distinguished and eminent leaders; a great opportunity to learn from their stories. The conversations are intellectually stimulating, and thought provoking. Keep ‘em coming!

Excellent podcast

A friend told me about this podcast and I am hooked to it. It’s great to know about the person behind the great researches which are ongoing and how they have achieved the great landmark in their professional life. The other tidbits about managing personal life and how to be more effective tips are something which I am trying to imbibe in my personal life. Although, I am a resident interested in Cardiology. This podcast is great even for anybody in the field of medicine.

Fun to hear, motivates me to learn and be curious

Really enjoyed the episode with Dr. Kleiman. Good questions and I like Dr. Kleimans approach to his thought process. Motivating podcast, would suggest to have a cardiology fellow and/or resident on the show for an episode to get that perspective of medicine as well.

Omar Sheikh

Highly informative. Inspirational podcast for fellows in training!

Adnan Khalif, Great Podcast for ACCFITs

Just listened to the Portrait of a Clinician-Scientist and a few more. You have a natural talent Ankur. You have an extremely calming voice and know how to get the best out of your interviewees. Congratulations!

Fantastic discussion!

Very well done!

Excellent

This series of Podcasts is exceptional. The host Ankur Kalra MD, is a brilliant interventional cardiologist. He interviews international leaders in cardiology. The Podcasts are sponsored by Racliffe Cardiology. Dr. kalra is very articulate and able to extract relevant information from his guests!

It’s an absolutely fantastic podcast. All the speakers are excellent. Dr. Kara is a wonderful interviewer and really tries to get to the heart of issues. The podcasts are authentic and full of extremely important conversations that are of help to everyone irrespective of their sub specialty or the stage of their career. I recommend that all my colleagues listen to them . I have listened ti them more than once and learn more every time !!

Pearls of wisdom

Highly recommend this podcast. Thoughtful approach to very relevant topics spanning the entire breadth of cardiology. Very well done, great host and guest speakers.

Priya Rao K, Relevant & thought provoking

I love this podcast! The best part about it is you don’t have to be a cardiologist, or even a physician to follow & understand it! Dr Karla hits on a plethora of important topics and always keeps it fresh and interesting. His voice is easy to listen to as well!


 

I especially loved his episode about establishing an academic career. Inspiring to say the least!

One of my favorite cardiology podcasts

This is a great platform bringing great speakers and physician-scientists to talk about their lives and work. Appealing to a very wide audience base. Meaningful questions and thought provoking conversations.

Great job!

Great Podcast!! Keep up the great work 🙌🏼

Rana Younis

After discovering Dr. Kalra’s podcasts..I must say he’s an exceptionally kind and generous doctor. I've learned a lot from just listening to his ideologies, taking notes about how he’s handled your life and career, and great talks on mentorship. What stood out most to me was how Dr. Kalra talks about the Gita in the context of Dharma and Karma, especially how we can apply it in medicine. Gita always reminds us that our work is to do the job without intending to receive results. Things that are not in our control should not take up space in our thinking and doing. I am thankful for the important teachings, they’ve been inspirational. I continue to look forward to listening and learning from this fantastic podcast, Parallax.

Great Podcast!

The idea of interviewing cardiologists is exceptional. It literally helps early stage people like me to know them, their values, ideology, how their journey evolved. We know them from distant but after listening this podcast it feels we know them. Dr Kalra is a great guy, his questions are so relatable to reviewers like me. I listen to it everyday on my commute and it gives me great pleasure. They are so engaging that sometimes I have lost my exit, lol!!

Great work!

Exceptional idea to interview great cardiologist

Excellent Cardiology podcast with insightful topics. Led by an exceptional Interventional Cardiologist who engages guest speakers with stimulating questions and interactions. Dr. Ankur Kalra’s dedication to the advancement of Cardiology patient care is evident through his authenticity. Highly recommend!!

heart_nurse15, Interesting Topics

This is a phenomenal podcast that emphasizes not only the latest in cardiology from a medicine perspective, but the so many other important topics that are necessary for learners at all levels of their career to understand to be an improved physician and person!

Great podcast