Osteoporosis in Men: Considerations in Screening and Diagnosis

Speaker: Sonia Ananthakrishnan, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Boston University Medical Center

Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this podcast, listeners should:
  1. Recognize the importance of identifying male osteoporosis.
  2. Understand controversies in screening men for osteoporosis.
  3. Develop a basic approach to screening and management of men with osteoporosis.

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Head Games: Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and the Long-Term Consequences of Repetitive Brain Trauma in Sports

Speaker: Robert Stern, PhD
Director, Clinical Core, BU Alzheimer’s Disease Center
Associate Professor of Neurology
Boston University Medical Center

Learning Objectives: At the end of the podcast, listeners will:

  1. gain an understanding of the neuropathological findings of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).
  2. improve their understanding of the clinical presentation and course of CTE.
  3. increase their awareness of the research questions remaining pertaining to CTE and the current research aimed at answering these questions.

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Understanding Advanced Care Planning as a Health Behavior

Terri Fried, MD, Faulkner Visiting Professor, speaks to the Geriatics section.

Objectives:

  1. Recognize the limitations of traditional approaches to advance care planning.
  2. Understand advance care planning as a process preparing patients and families to make “in-the-moment” decisions.
  3. Understand how models of health behavior can help to inform new approaches to promoting engagement in advance care planning.

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Gout the New and the Old

Eugene Kissin, MD presents a talk to the Geriatrics section.

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Getting Published

Advice from journal editor, Vasan S. Ramachandran, MD. For accompanying slides, see the Early Career Faculty Development Program.

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Interviewing to Hire the Best

Chief Administrative Office Diane Holmes explains competency-based behavioral interviewing.

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A Conversation with Journal Editors

Mark Klempner and Richard Saitz describe the editorial process for publishing manuscripts.

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Negotiating Relationships

Leadership coach Ed Evarts describes how the MBTI can help with navigating work relationships.

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The Path from K to R Grants

Dr. Michael Silverstein (Pediatrics) and Dr. Matt Layne (Biochemistry) recount their paths from mentored career development awards to independent funding.

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Thyroid Nodules and Other Neck Masses

Dr. Peiter Noordzij

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