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AAEM Podcasts

In this podcast series, Larry Weiss, MD JD FAAEM and Joseph Wood, MD JD FAAEM, discuss timely advocacy issues for the emergency physician. Both contributors are emergency physicians, attorneys, and past-presidents of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM). Join them each month as they discuss issues of importance to emergency physicians.

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Free Standing Emergency Departments Part 1

Spring 2017 - In this part 1 of the Policy Prescriptions® edition of the podcast, Cedric Dark, MD FAAEM FACEP, Emergency Physician at Baylor College of Medicine, speaks with Joe Ybarra, MD the Chair of AAEM's Free Standing Interest Group and Seth Trueger, MD an Emergency Physician at Northwestern, about the issues surrounding free standing emergency departments. Intro music by Kämmerer, 'Take Left' from the album 'Rhodes to Wisdom,' powered by JAMENDO.

35mins

20 Jun 2017

Rank #1

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What’s New With EMTALA Part 2

Winter 2018 - Larry Weiss, MD JD FAAEM, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and past-president of AAEM, reviews three federal EMTALA cases. Intro music by Kämmerer, 'Take Left' from the album 'Rhodes to Wisdom,' powered by JAMENDO.

39mins

29 Mar 2018

Rank #2

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Public Health Opportunities for EPs

Fall 2016 - In this Policy Prescriptions® edition of the podcast, Cedric Dark, MD MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Emergency Medicine Residency Program at Baylor College of Medicine, speaks with Joneigh Khaldun, MD MPH FAAEM, Medical Director at Detroit Health Department and board certified emergency physician at Henry Ford Hospital, about the intersections of emergency medicine and public health. Intro music by Kämmerer, 'Take Left' from the album 'Rhodes to Wisdom,' powered by JAMENDO.

32mins

21 Nov 2016

Rank #3

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What’s New With EMTALA Part 1

Fall 2017 - Larry Weiss, MD JD FAAEM, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and past-president of AAEM, reviews EMTALA and goes over new EMTALA regulations. Intro music by Kämmerer, 'Take Left' from the album 'Rhodes to Wisdom,' powered by JAMENDO.

21mins

29 Mar 2018

Rank #4

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Free Standing Emergency Departments Part 2

Summer 2017 - In this part 2 of the Policy Prescriptions edition of the podcast, Cedric Dark, MD FAAEM FACEP, Emergency Physician at Baylor College of Medicine, continues his discussion with Joe Ybarra, MD the Chair of AAEM's Free Standing Interest Group and Seth Trueger, MD an Emergency Physician at Northwestern, about the issues surrounding free standing emergency departments. Intro music by Kammerer, Take Left from the album Rhodes to Wisdom, powered by JAMENDO.

32mins

21 Jun 2017

Rank #5

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The Hospital Peer Review Process: How it Should Really Work

Spring 2016 - Larry Weiss, MD JD FAAEM, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and past-president of AAEM, discusses the hospital peer review process: how you may find yourself in this position, what resources you have, and why due process plays such a vital role in this situation. Intro music by Kämmerer, 'Take Left' from the album 'Rhodes to Wisdom,' powered by JAMENDO.

25mins

3 Oct 2016

Rank #6

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Diversity at AAEM - How We Advocate for Women and Minorities

Winter 2016/17 - Larry Weiss, MD JD FAAEM, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and past-president of AAEM, speaks with Lisa Moreno-Walton, MS MS MSCR FAAEM, Professor of Emergency Medicine at LSU in New Orleans and Secretary-Treasurer of AAEM about diversity at AAEM and how the Academy advocates for women and minorities. Intro music by Kämmerer, 'Take Left' from the album 'Rhodes to Wisdom,' powered by JAMENDO.

29mins

24 Jan 2017

Rank #7

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AAEM's Current Advocacy Work: How We Continue to Fight for You

Summer 2016 - Larry Weiss, MD JD FAAEM, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and past-president of AAEM, discusses AAEM's current advocacy work related to fair and equitable practice environments, billing transparency, increases in GME funding, medical student debt reform, and more. Intro music by Kämmerer, 'Take Left' from the album 'Rhodes to Wisdom,' powered by JAMENDO.

17mins

3 Oct 2016

Rank #8

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AAEM/RSA Congressional Elective

Spring 2018 - In this episode of the Policy Prescriptions® edition of the podcast, Cedric Dark, MD FAAEM FACEP, Emergency Physician at Baylor College of Medicine, speaks with Rachel Solnick, MD resident at the Yale emergency medicine program, about the AAEM/RSA Congressional Elective and other ways to get involved with Advocacy through AAEM and AAEM/RSA. Intro music by Kämmerer, 'Take Left' from the album 'Rhodes to Wisdom,' powered by JAMENDO.

25mins

2 May 2018

Rank #9

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Policy Trends in 2016: Value in Health Care, Gun Violence, and Effects of the ACA

Winter 2016 - In this Policy Prescriptions® edition of the podcast, Cedric Dark, MD MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Emergency Medicine Residency Program at Baylor College of Medicine, speaks with Jessie Pines, MD MBA; Megan Ranney, MD MPH; and Seth Trueger, MD, about policy trends you'll see in 2016: value in health care, gun violence, and the effects of the ACA on EM reimbursements. Intro music by Kämmerer, 'Take Left' from the album 'Rhodes to Wisdom,' powered by JAMENDO.

24mins

21 Jun 2016

Rank #10

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Grassroots Advocacy and the Restrictive Covenant Issue in Tennessee

Fall 2015 - Larry Weiss, MD JD FAAEM, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and past-president of AAEM, interviews Andy Walker, MD FAAEM, practicing EP in Tennessee and editor of AAEM's magazine Common Sense. AAEM named Dr. Walker the 2016 recipient of the James Keaney Award for his remarkable work in the Tennessee legislature to protect emergency physicians from restrictions on their right to practice. Dr. Weiss and Dr. Walker discuss the background and situation surrounding the restrictive covenant issue in Tennessee and offer advocacy advice. Intro music by Kämmerer, 'Take Left' from the album 'Rhodes to Wisdom,' powered by JAMENDO.

28mins

30 Dec 2015

Rank #11

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The ACA and EM - What Are the Effects?

Summer 2015 - In this Policy Prescriptions® edition of the podcast, Cedric Dark, MD MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Emergency Medicine Residency Program at Baylor College of Medicine, speaks with Laura Medford-Davis, MD, a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania about the ACA's effect on emergency medicine. Intro music by Kämmerer, 'Take Left' from the album 'Rhodes to Wisdom,' powered by JAMENDO.

29mins

30 Dec 2015

Rank #12

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Medical Staff v. Avera Marshall: A New Source of Physician Due Process Rights

Spring 2015 - Larry Weiss, MD JD MAAEM FAAEM, Professor of Emergency Medicine and past president of AAEM, interviews Kathy Kimmel, a Minneapolis-based lawyer, about the recently decided landmark case from the Minnesota Supreme Court. This episode covers the interest garnered by this case, an overview of the important details, and implications for emergency physicians. Intro music by Kämmerer, 'Take Left' from the album 'Rhodes to Wisdom,' powered by JAMENDO.

22mins

27 Jul 2015

Rank #13

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Read Your Contract - It's Dangerous!

Winter 2015 - Larry Weiss, MD JD MAAEM FAAEM, Professor of Emergency Medicine and past president of AAEM, discusses the potential dangers of emergency physician contracts. This episode covers what defines a contract, areas of potential concern, employee versus independent contractors, indemnification clauses, and termination. Intro music by Kämmerer, 'Take Left' from the album 'Rhodes to Wisdom,' powered by JAMENDO.

40mins

27 Feb 2015

Rank #14

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Emergency Department Closures Increase Patient Mortality

Fall 2014 - In this Policy Prescriptions® edition of the podcast, Cedric Dark, MD MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Emergency Medicine Residency Program at Baylor College of Medicine, speaks with Dr. Thiago Hallmer, a resident at Baylor College of Medicine. They discuss the association between ED closures and inpatient mortality for all hospitals in the area. Topics include: methods and parameters, findings, and suggestions for what we can do as advocates. Intro music by Kämmerer, 'Take Left' from the album 'Rhodes to Wisdom,' powered by JAMENDO.

29mins

27 Nov 2014

Rank #15