Interview with Kara Odom Walker, MD, MPH, MSHS, family physician and Cabinet Secretary for the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services. Dr. Walker previously worked as Deputy Chief Science Officer at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) and was elected to the National Academy of Medicine in 2018. Topics discussed include engaging in public policy, leadership, social determinants of health, community engagement, mentorship, and flower arranging.
Critical congenital heart disease screening in newborns (1:30), abnormal uterine bleeding (3:10), statins for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (6:30), concussions (7:50), human papillomavirus virus vaccine (10:10), and an editorial on the high cost of insulin (12:40).
Coaching patients about successful blood pressure management (1:30), anticonvulsants for low back pain (4:10), Everybody Needs a Family Doctor (5:10), lower extremity peripheral arterial disease (9:10), Right Care for children (13:50), recurrent urinary tract infections (16:20), primary care of breast cancer survivors (17:30).
Hepatitis B (1:30), advance care planning (8:00), smectite for acute infectious diarrhea (12:00), uterine fibroids (14:00), gas, bloating, and belching (16:30), and AFP Clinical Answers lightning round (23:20).
Acute hand infections (1:20), cervical cancer screening (4:10), manipulative therapies (10:50), metformin for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (15:30), and type 2 diabetes therapies (17:40).
Antibiotic prophylaxis for urinary tract infections (1:50), first trimester bleeding (4:20), chronic sinusitis (7:40), renal cell carcinoma (9:30), digital media and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms (17:00), and AFP Clinical Answers lightning round (18:30).
Patellofemoral pain syndrome (1:30), neuropsychological evaluation (7:50), intravenous magnesium for asthma (11:20), primary care for persons who inject drugs (13:30), and AFP Clinical Answers lightning round (18:30).
Deprescribing (1:30), benzodiazepines (3:20), migraine prophylaxis (5:20), effective advocacy (9:30), urine drug tests (13:00), human papillomavirus vaccine (16:20), neutral protamine Hagedorn (NPH) insulin (18:30), AFP Clinical Answers lightning round (19:50).