Episode 70: Dr. Mike Mulholland

Mike Mulholland, MD, was named senior associate dean of clinical affairs in the University of Michigan Medical School, effective June 1, 2019. He had served as executive director of the University of Michigan Medical Group since January 2019. In his Grand Rounds talk, he spoke about how to make an effective team in the operating room.

Episode 69: Dr. Mary Klingensmith

Mary Klingensmith, MD, is a distinguished professor of surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Dr. Klingensmith is a giant in the field of surgical education. Her long-standing interest in surgical education started at the beginning of her career. She was the chair of the American Board of Surgery in 2017 through 2018 and has been the lead author of the last four editions of The Washington Manual of Surgery.

 

Episode 68: Dr. Tatiana Hoyos

Tatiana Hoyos Gomez, MD, is a General Surgery Resident in her fifth year at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Hoyos Gomez gave a Grand Rounds talk on the need to break cultural barriers in order to provide quality health care. It was an amazing talk and a great reminder of how far we in medicine need to go to communicate clearly with our patients.

Episode 67: Dr. Jason Hall 

Jason Hall, MD, is the chief of Colon and Rectal Surgery at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Hall is also the director of Dempsey Center for Digestive Disorders at Boston Medical Center. Dr. Hall visited Madison in February to give a Grand Rounds talkon diverticulitis. It was an amazing talk. Turns out, a lot of what we thought we knew about this common digestive disorder isn’t exactly accurate.

Episode 65: Dr. Jessica Kandel

Jessica Kandel, MD, is a pediatric surgeon who serves as Section Chief of Pediatric Surgery at the University of Chicago Medicine Comer’s Children’s Hospital. She is a titan in the world of pediatric surgery and Dr. Kohler was fortunate to have her as a mentor. Dr. Kohler spoke with Dr. Kandel after she gave a talk called “Serendipity: Adventures in Translational Research.” She says that habits are efficient but can blind us to new pathways and discoveries.

February 18, 2019

Surgical Residency Goes Global

Episode 63: Dr. Paul DiMusto and Dr. Callistus Ditah

Paul DiMusto, MD and Callistus Ditah, MD discuss UW's Global Health Program. Dr. DiMusto and Dr. Callistus Ditah spent time in 2018 at Addis Ababa University’s Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital in Ethiopia. How do you practice medicine when you don’t have all the resources you need or might want? That’s what Drs. Kohler, DiMusto and Ditah discuss on the Surgery Sett.

Episode 62: Dr. Jacob Greenberg

Jacob Greenberg, MD, the Program Director of the General Surgery Residency Program here at UW, discusses what to look for when choosing a residency program.

Episode 61: Dr. Charles Friel

Charles Friel, MD, is the Surgical Director of the Digestive Health Center of Excellence at the University of Virginia. Dr. Friel discusses his journey to become a surgeon. Part 1 of a 3-part series on surgical training.

Episode 60: Dr. Joshua Mezrich

John Mezrich, MD, from UW’s Department of Surgery discusses his new book When Death Becomes Life: Notes from a Transplant SurgeonThe book chronicles his own journey to become a transplant surgeon, along with an insightful history of the field. It will be published January 15, 2019. Dr. Mezrich was also the first guest on the Surgery Sett. He tells the "Story of Big Daddy," which was the original title of his book. Listen to Episode 60 to find out why he changed the title.

December 21, 2018

Upending Medical Education

Episode 59: Dr. Ann O'Rourke 

Ann O’Rourke, MD, MPH, FACS, is the program director for medical student education at the University of Wisconsin’s Department of Surgery. Dr. O’Rourke has played a key role in the new ForWard curricula that upends the traditional medical school model.

Learn more about medical training at UW discussed in the episode.

Listen to Dr. O’Rourke’s Grand Rounds Talk.

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