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Hosted by Tina-Desiree Berg, MA in Philosophy. The District 34 Podcast builds on the idea that local action creates national results. From the inside of the Democratic party to the forces pushing it left, the 34th Congressional District of California has developed into a hot bed of advocacy and an incubator of new political voices. We tell the stories of activists on the ground. This is the podcast for those looking to get inspired, get involved, and get informed about progressive politics. ...
 
The Edmonton Navigators provide the university community with a place to explore and make sense of Jesus and what it means to follow him in an open, honest and caring environment. The Navs seek to thoughtfully wrestle with, and take seriously, Jesus' teaching to love God, to love people and to be representatives of Jesus, here at U of A, in Edmonton and around the world.
 
The World Government Summit is the primary global forum dedicated to shaping the future of government worldwide. Each year, the Summit sets the agenda for the next generation of governments with a focus on how they can harness innovation and technology to solve universal challenges facing humanity. The World Government Summit is a knowledge exchange platform at the intersection between government, futurism, technology and innovation. It functions as a thought leadership platform and networki ...
 
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This week we have two fantastic interviews for you: The first is with Dr. Ben Mazer on the interplay between social media and news; the second is with Dr. Tem Bendapudi on whether Caplacizumab should be the standard of care for thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP).Back us on Patreon! www.patreon.com/plenarysessionCheck out our YouTube channel:…
 
This week we sit down virtually with Dr. Atle Fretheim, Research Director of the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, to talk about how Norway has responded to the COVID-19 crisis - specifically, how they've handled it when it comes to public schools. We also have an interview with Dr. Anthony "Tony" Letai of the Dana Farber Cancer Center on cance…
 
We start this week's episode off with a monologue covering a few current events, notably the recent editorial on the COVID-19 pandemic in the USA published by the New England Journal of Medicine titled "Dying in a Leadership Vacuum". From there we interview Dr. Margaret McCartney on her recent opinion piece in the BMJ titled "We need better evidenc…
 
We start this week's episode by interviewing Dr. Alasdair Munro, a pediatrics infectious disease expert, on the risk of spread of COVID-19 in children and through schools. We end with an interview with Dr. Stefan Baral, a field epidemiologist studying COVID-19, on the nature of public health during a global pandemic. Back us on Patreon! www.patreon…
 
This week we have a two-hour-long, far-ranging interview with Dr. John Ioannidis of Stanford University on, broadly, meta-research and COVID-19 - including his recent controversies. We end the episode with an interview with Dr. Mary-Elizabeth Percival of the University of Washington on her new paper out now in Haematologica: "Survival of patients w…
 
This week's episode is all about COVID-19. We discuss general COVID-19 health policy and how spread of SARS-CoV-2 has been managed and should be managed; we discuss whether or not schools should be re-opened; and we discuss Dr. Scott Atlas's views. Our special guests are political scientist Dr. Vladimir Kogan, epidemiologist Dr. Daniel Morgan, and …
 
We start this week's episode by critically examining the new paper titled "Racial/Ethnic Variation in Nasal Gene Expression of Transmembrane Serine Protease 2 (TMPRSS2)" and asking, is it racist? After that, we discuss advances in prostate cancer imaging with two imaging specialists from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Drs. Anton Becker and…
 
This week's monologue touches on the credibility of expert speakers, evaluating the COVID-19 lockdown as health policy, and the anti-affirmative action white paper written by Dr. Norman Wang and its controversy. In the second half of the episode we interview Professor Darrel Francis of Imperial College London on COVID-19 cardiology and Vascepa.Anti…
 
We have a number of topics for you this week! Among them, we cover the issue of colon cancer screening, especially in the light of Chadwick Boseman's recent passing. We interview Jonathan Darrow, an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School and faculty at Brigham and Women's Hospital, on patent litigation and the recent patent appeal for Vascep…
 
David Kim is an immigration attorney, community organizer, and current neighborhood council board member. He has been endorsed by Andrew Yang and Marianne Williamson. We discuss the current issues facing LA and solutions like UBI and Medicare for All. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
We start this week's episode by revisiting our discussion from last week on the PNAS study on racial concordance and birthing mortality. We continue our theme of critical appraisal by then tearing apart the recent paper published in BMJ titled "Two metres or one: what is the evidence for physical distancing in covid-19?" and its inability to suppor…
 
Building the Progressive Movement into a Winning Movement Host/Moderator – Alan Minsky, PDA Panelist – Susie Shannon, DNC Poverty Council; Michael Lighty, Bill Fletcher Jr, Senator Nina Turner, Jesse Jackson with John Nichols introduced by Steve Cobble, Thom Hartmann, Radio Host, Congressional Candidate Alex Morse MA-1, Congressional Candidate Kara…
 
Panelists – Rep. Grijalva, AZ-3, Prof. Stephanie Kelton, Prof. William Darity, Jr., Joseph Geevarghese Our Revolution, Clem Balanoff Transit Workers Union, Carl Rosen Electrical Workers, Susie Shannon, DNC Poverty Council, Rep. Judy Chu CA-27 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
This week we take a deep dive into two recently published studies, their surrounding controversy, and the broader implications. The first study was published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA and is titled "Physician–patient racial concordance and disparities in birthing mortality for newborns". The second wa…
 
We have a lot in store for you this week! We start off by evaluating two recently published studies: "Evaluation of Omics-Based Strategies for the Management of Advanced Lung Cancer" (published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology: Oncology Practice) and "The Effect of Advances in Lung-Cancer Treatment on Population Mortality" (published in the New …
 
Shana East introduced an amendment to the Democratic Party Charter, entitled "Expanding Democracy by Increasing Voter Participation" detailing just some of the issues that took place during the 2020 Iowa Caucuses, where she served as a Precinct Captain for the Bernie Sanders campaign. She, and others, were on a call the night before the meeting wit…
 
We start this week's episode by discussing access to investigational COVID-19 vaccines and recapping the problems with the ADAURA study. We transition from there to a Question of the Week with medical student Audrey Tran of Oregon Health & Science University. Finally, we introduce a new segment - Journal Club with a Fellow. In this inaugural segmen…
 
This protestor was picked up by DHS agents in Portland Oregon- although he did nothing illegal. He was held for many hours without being questioned and booked on two misdemeanor charges. His story is a compelling account of how Trump's Federal agents are looking to intimidate protestors who are simply excercising their first amendment rights. See a…
 
This is the recording of a LIVE episode of Plenary Session in which Dr. Sue S Yom interviewed our host, Dr. Vinay Prasad, on how he built his career and how he conceptualizes his work. There's also a surprise guest near the end! Thank you to Dr. Kaleigh Doke, Dr. Brian Kavanagh, and the Virtual Visiting Professor Network for hosting this special ep…
 
This week we respond to several questions sent in by listeners and then we interview Dr. Bishal Gyawali of Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada on MedTwitter, other recent events, and his recently published paper titled "Assessing the risk-benefit profile of ramucirumab in patients with advanced solid tumors: A meta-analysis of randomize…
 
This week we discuss two major papers: The first was just recently released in Nature and it's titled "The National Lung Matrix Trial of personalized therapy in lung cancer". The second is a few years old, but exemplifies the importance of trial design. We discuss the second paper, titled "A Randomized Trial of Intensive versus Standard Blood-Press…
 
Recently a member of the Echo Park Neighborhood Council lynched a statue on his front porch upsetting both stakeholders and neighbors. He called it art and played the victim. I discuss this and other issues with this historic neighborhood adjacent to downtown Los Angeles with neighborhood council member Lauren Buisson. . See acast.com/privacy for p…
 
This week's BONUS episode is a discussion of the National Clinician Scholars Program with Dr. Hilary Seligman, the head of the program at University of California, San Francisco. The deadline for the application for the 2021-2023 cohort is July 15, 2020 (very soon!), though there may be some leniency due to the pandemic.National Clinician Scholars …
 
This week we discuss recent research (and the accompanying Twitter thread) on the risk of COVID-19 among users of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). We also hold a philosophical discussion on the research surrounding time to treatment initiation (TTI) in cancer medicine. We end the episode with an interview with Dr. Lynora Saxinger of the University of…
 
Liam grew up in a working class union family. Liam earned a Ph.D. from UC Irvine in history and is using his experience as a college professor to change the direction in Washington and put Congress back to work for the American people. Learn more about Liam. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
This BONUS episode is the recording of a lecture given on June 18, 2020 as part of Stanford's METRICS International Forum. METRICS stands for Meta-Research Innovation Center at Stanford University. This lecture is geared towards a broad audience and aims to provide a general sense of current cancer research. The lecture is titled "Cancer Meta-Resea…
 
This week we respond to some listener feedback from Dr. Christopher Booth and use it to talk about how to be the best hematologist-oncologist. We also discuss the SADAL study on Selinexor for patients with relapsed refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, as published in The Lancet Haematology.Finally, we interview Drs. Eva Katsoulakis and Michael…
 
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