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RISE FOR EQUITY Podcast | Demystifying Equity: Navigating the Intersection of AI and Healthcare
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RISE FOR EQUITY Podcast | Demystifying Equity: Navigating the Intersection of AI and Healthcare
Brought to you by: Mayo Clinic Talks Podcast Host: Nicole Nfonoyim-Hara Guests: John Halamka, M.D., M.S., and Sonya Makhni, M.D., M.S., M.B.A. On this episode of the RISE for Equity podcast, Dr. John Halamka and Dr. Sonya Makhni join host Nicole Nfonoyim-Hara to explore the multifaceted realm of Equity in Artificial Intelligence (AI). Delving into AI's applications in healthcare and various industries, this episode sheds light on its potential to transform patient care experiences. Listeners gain a deeper understanding of how AI is reshaping healthcare and are equipped with insights to recognize its presence and benefits within the healthcare landscape. This episode also serves as a beacon illuminating the transformative potential of artificial intelligence in improving patient care experiences. John D. Halamka, M.D., M.S., is a dedicated leader in advancing technology and policy for information exchange among healthcare stakeholders. Currently serving as President of the Mayo Clinic Platform, Dr. Halamka collaborates on research addressing algorithmic bias. With a rich background in education, including 25 years as a professor at Harvard Medical School, he is committed to nurturing the next generation of healthcare technology professionals. Sonya Makhni, M.D., M.S., M.B.A., serves as the Medical Director of Mayo Clinic Platform. Her focus spans data systems transformation, ML operations, AI bias mitigation in healthcare, health equity, innovation, change management, and novel care delivery models. Additionally, she is a Senior Associate Consultant in Hospital Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic. Learn more at https://mcpress.mayoclinic.org/rise-for-equity/ Connect with the Mayo Clinic’s School of Continuous Professional Development online at https://ce.mayo.edu/ or on Twitter @MayoMedEd.  “Wonderful thing about AI is it captures knowledge and democratizes access to that knowledge. Any doctor anywhere, any patient anywhere can get the benefit of the best knowledge gathered across our entire population” – Dr. John Halamka “It's equal parts up to the technology and equal parts up to us to understand how to harness the technology and hold ourselves accountable in terms of making sure the technology developers and the technology users are ensuring that we are, in actuality, also pursuing a raised bar of clinical practice.” – Dr. Sonya Makhni
RISE FOR EQUITY Podcast: Pride in Health: Navigating the Path to LGBTQ+ Health Equity
16-04-2024
RISE FOR EQUITY Podcast: Pride in Health: Navigating the Path to LGBTQ+ Health Equity
Brought to you by: Mayo Clinic Talks Podcast Host: Nicole Nfonoyim-Hara Guest: Victor G. Chedid, M.D., M.S. On this episode of the RISE for Equity podcast, Victor G. Chedid, M.D., M.S., joins host Nicole Nfonoyim-Hara to explore the critical topic of Health Equity within the LGBTQ+ communities. Delving into the multifaceted dimensions of this issue, the discussion sheds light on the significant impact of healthcare and access for LGBTQ+ individuals, from confronting prevalent challenges to presenting actionable resources for patients and healthcare providers alike. Join us for an engaging dialogue poised to resonate with both professionals and patients alike, as we navigate the landscape of healthcare equity. Victor G. Chedid, M.D., M.S., is a physician specializing in gastroenterology and hepatology, with subspecialty certification in Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Chedid has a subspecialty interest in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. Learn more at https://mcpress.mayoclinic.org/rise-for-equity/ Connect with the Mayo Clinic’s School of Continuous Professional Development online at https://ce.mayo.edu/ or on Twitter @MayoMedEd.  “The point of the IBD Pride Clinic is to declare to the world that we have that safe space for you, and that we’re ready and welcoming and wanting you to come seek your care with us in a safe affirming space and we strive to keep your needs at the center of all our endeavors, just like the Mayo Clinic always says—the clinic’s value is the patient’s needs come first.” – Victor G. Chedid, M.D., M.S. “Creating affirming spaces for physicians is very important. Creating affirming spaces for medical students is very important. As a medical student, when you see somebody who's more senior than you, who belongs to the community, who's advocating, who is out and proud and is doing research in these fields or in LGBT health equity, you’d probably think “I can be that person.” – Victor G. Chedid, M.D., M.S.
RISE FOR EQUITY Podcast: Breaking Down Weight Bias: Unpacking Prejudice in the Doctor’s Office
26-03-2024
RISE FOR EQUITY Podcast: Breaking Down Weight Bias: Unpacking Prejudice in the Doctor’s Office
Host: Nicole Nfonoyim-Hara Guest: Sumit Bhagra, M.D. On this episode of the RISE for Equity podcast, Dr. Sumit Bhagra joins host, Nicole Nfonoyim-Hara, to discuss the topic of the issue of weight bias in healthcare and its profound health implications. Delving into the roots of weight bias, the discussion explores its detrimental effects on both physical and psychological well-being, examines responses to weight bias from both doctors’ and patients’ point of view, and advocates for actionable changes that can be implemented to support patients in achieving optimal health, no matter their size. Learn more at https://mcpress.mayoclinic.org/rise-for-equity/ About our Guest: Sumit Bhagra, M.D. is an endocrinologist and site lead physician in Albert Lea and Austin, Minnesota. He serves as the Medical Director for Contracting and Payer Relations for Mayo Clinic Health System. Follow him on Twitter @SumitBhagraMD or on LinkedIn. Connect with the Mayo Clinic’s School of Continuous Professional Development online at https://ce.mayo.edu/ or on Twitter @MayoMedEd.  “As we look at how we've dismantled all the biases and the isms, weight bias is probably the most acceptable of the biases in our community. You don't have to do much. Just look at any TV show or movie, and you'll still see people being mocked because of their body weight. It's the last of the isms standing, and we've got to work really hard to dismantle that as well.” —Sumit Bhagra, M.D. “If we introspect into the origin of the bias, we'll notice that the belief that people are 100 percent in control of their body weight is probably the basis for the bias. Because if we truly understand the systemic nature of any health problems, particularly weight gain, we can probably empathize more with the person who lives in a larger body as opposed to blaming them for being in that shape.” — Sumit Bhagra, M.D.