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Jun 30, 2021

"Perioperative medicine ... I always think of a Venn diagram where there's truly an intersection between surgery anesthesia and medicine, and perhaps even a subset of medicine called geriatrics, that really create this convergence of what we're now creating as a novel science ... Perioperative medicine, I would say is a...


Jun 20, 2021

The conversation begins with "a day in the life" with respect to managing the anti coagulation questions that come up commonly. The contributors swap stories from their time in practice. The conversation moves to protocols, guidelines and also, when where and how to begin bridging.

This piece is divided into two parts,...


Jun 16, 2021

This piece is part one of a two part piece. It's a short didactic presentation on the tough realities the U.S. healthcare system faces as the fee for payment system creaks against concerns about rising costs and the need for population health management.

Can we move forward with "the science of value" which...


Jun 15, 2021

"So in all these ERAS programs, you need a physician champion, a nurse champion, a coordinator; then we brought our pharmacist in - I will not start rounds without a pharmacist. I refuse. I won't start because the pharmacist is integral ... it's just you need that multidisciplinary team"

This piece is a question and...


Jun 12, 2021

This piece is the second part of a conversation about leadership in medicine, during times of change. It follows on from the first part where our speaker outlines his thoughts in a short talk. Now questions from the audience are considered and the conversation develops. What have we learned after the recent huge changes...