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AMA Doc Talk Podcast Series

Each season of this new AMA podcast series will engage listeners with timely, relevant insight into the practice and business of medicine.

Season 1: Difficult Conversations

In our first season, our host Rajesh S. Mangrulkar, MD, speaks with physicians about eye-opening encounters with patients, and valuable lessons learned. Each episode offers practical information that physicians can use as they interact with patients.

ama doc talk podcast season 1 episode 1

Death is a difficult subject to talk about. Timothy Gilligan, MD, and Mikkael Sekeres, MD, from the Cleveland Clinic discuss ways to provide comfort and guidance to patients and their families.

ama doc talk season 1 episode 2

Get insights in this episode from Barron H. Lerner, MD, on working with patients who skip medication, miss appointments or don’t heed medical advice.

ama doc talk season 1 episode 3 coming soon

Rushika Fernandopulle, MD, shares how patients’ relationships with their care teams can affect the way they manage their chronic disease.

ama doc talk season 1 episode 4

Join Richard Wexler, MD, and Jane Blumenthal, MSLS, information science expert, as they discuss how to work through conflicting information when patients self-diagnose.

ama doc talk season 1 episode 5 coming soon

Cynthia Tifft, MD, PhD, provides some guidelines on how to help patients gain clarity on a rare disorder, even when they don’t have all the answers.

ama doc talk season 1 episdode 6 coming soon

Danielle Ofri, MD, and Adrienne Boissy, MD, discuss how what you say—and how you say it—can help position your patients for success and a better health outcome.

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