The Accad and Koka Report

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58. The Rise and Fall of the American Medical School

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01/22/2019Audio/Video
Dr. Milton Packer traces the history of the American medical school from its humble beginnings to its present day turmoils.
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57. Neither Fisher nor Bayes: The Limits of Statistical Inference

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01/18/2019Audio/Video
Billions of healthcare dollars hinge on theories from a field of human inquiry that combines the precision of mathematics with the accuracy of astrology. Michel Accad and Anish Koka interview Dr. Michael Acree, a data scientist and a teacher of statistical science.
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56. Conflicts of Interest in Health Policy: A Different Ball of Wax?

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01/14/2019Audio/Video
Anish Koka and Michel Accad reveal some uncomfortable truths about conflicts of interest in healthcare.
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55. Waste in Healthcare: Is the Narrative Too Simplistic?

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01/09/2019Audio/Video
Michel Accad and Anish Koka discuss the “Less-Is-More” movement with Dr. Lisa Rosenbaum, one of the best medical writers of our generation.
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54. How to Jump Ship and Practice Medicine on Your Own Terms, with Dr. Kathleen Brown

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01/04/2019Audio/Video
Is it possible to operate a medical practice outside of the mainstream "insurance-contracted" healthcare system?
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53. Health vs. Illness: Pat Caslin on Living with Multiple Sclerosis

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12/31/2018Audio/Video
Is our inability to articulate what "health" is precisely the reason for our insanely dysfunctional healthcare systems?
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52. Should Doctors Get Involved in Healthcare Policy? A Med Student’s Perspective

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12/26/2018Audio/Video
Dr. Accad and Dr. Koka discuss the pros and cons of healthcare policy—and of a doctor’s involvement in such policy—with Aamir Hussein, a fourth year medical student at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.
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51. The Expert vs. the Algorithm: Gary Klein on Decision-Making in Healthcare

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12/18/2018Audio/Video
Doctors are increasingly asked to follow decision rules, guidelines, and “evidence-based” algorithms. Is that the right approach to take care of patients? Are cognitive errors over-emphasized in healthcare?
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50. Thieves of Virtue: How Bioethics Stole Medicine

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12/13/2018Audio/Video
Are bioethicists too complacent about their grasp of economics? A fascinating discussion with Dr. Tom Koch.
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49. Why Are We Insuring Primary Care? Lee Gross on the DPC Movement

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12/09/2018Audio/Video
Dr. Lee Gross is a pioneer in the most hopeful trend in health care today: the Direct Primary Care movement.
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