The Accad and Koka Report

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In the Footsteps of Donabedian: The US News and World Report Hospital Ranking System

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05/16/2019Audio/Video
Accad and Koka have a fascinating conversation with Ben Harder, an expert in hospital and physician quality ratings.
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A Debate on Vaccine Mandates

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05/08/2019Audio/Video
Two distinguished guests — Dorit Reiss and Jonathan Howard — join the show to debate the issue of vaccine mandates.
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Defenders of the Status Quo: Arthur Caplan and the Modern Bioethics Movement

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05/06/2019Audio/Video
A short episode commenting on a recent piece in Medscape by Arthur L. Caplan, one of the most influential bioethicists of the last forty years.
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Bridging Health and Community with Pritpal Tamber

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04/27/2019Audio/Video
Today's guest is Dr. Pritpal Tamber, a physician who has devoted his career to better understanding what it means to live in a healthy community.
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Can We Have a Reasonable Discussion About Vaccines?

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04/22/2019Audio/Video
Are public health concerns about unvaccinated children sufficient to trump individual liberty? Accad and Koka interview Dr. Niran Al-Aqba, a board-certified pediatrician in Washington State.
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Conservative Means to Progressive Ends? Avik Roy on Healthcare

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04/12/2019Audio/Video
Is there a conservative path to universal healthcare? Avik Roy certainly believes so.
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Taking the USMLE to Task

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04/01/2019Audio/Video
Bryan Carmody, MD, discusses the machinations that constitute licensing examination in the United States.
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Psychiatry: Past, Present, and Future

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03/26/2019Audio/Video
Is there a way forward? Accad and Koka interview Paul McHugh, MD, one of the most important figures in academic psychiatry of the last thirty years.
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Industry-Sponsored Clinical Trials: An Insider's View

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03/20/2019Audio/Video
Mention the phrase “industry-sponsored clinical trial” and many eyes will immediately roll back. But, is the reaction justified? Dr. Milton Packer explains.
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MD vs NP: Patient Protection or Turf War?

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03/14/2019Audio/Video
The effort to extend the scope of practice of nurse practitioners and physician assistants worries many doctors, who are concerned that patients are getting short-changed in the process. Are these concerns simply motivated by protectionist interests? Dr. Rebekah Bernard discusses this massive push.
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