Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Intriguing Link Between Cancer and Neurodegeneration

Speaker: Jane Driver, MD Brigham and Women’s Hospital Assistant Professor of Medicine Harvard Medical School At the conclusion of the podcast, listeners will be able to: Understand the epidemiologic associations between cancer and age-related neurodegeneration (Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease). Review the biological pathways common to these diseases. Understand the potential epidemiologic and therapeutic implications of an […]

Finding Funding

Maria Kukuruzinska and David Rosenbloom share strategies for finding research funding. Listen now.

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: Recognize the importance of identifying male osteoporosis. Understand controversies in screening men for osteoporosis. Develop a basic approach to screening and management of men with osteoporosis. Listen now.

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: gain an understanding of the neuropathological findings of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). improve their understanding of the clinical presentation and course of CTE. increase their awareness […]

Understanding Advanced Care Planning as a Health Behavior

Terri Fried, MD, Faulkner Visiting Professor, speaks to the Geriatics section. Objectives: Recognize the limitations of traditional approaches to advance care planning. Understand advance care planning as a process preparing patients and families to make “in-the-moment” decisions. Understand how models of health behavior can help to inform new approaches to promoting engagement in advance care […]

Gout the New and the Old

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

Getting Published

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

Interviewing to Hire the Best

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