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Resonance is a student-run podcast aimed at showcasing the science at Baylor through the eyes of young professionals. Each episode is written and recorded by students who have a passion for research and the medical community. Guests on the show include both clinical and basic science research faculty who are experts in their fields.

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The Epigenetics of Blood

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Dr. Margaret Goodell discusses her research interests and career path through the years. We ask her about how she foresees her research on hematopoietic stem cell differentiation may impact future patient care. She also discusses what she thinks comprises good science and advice she has for aspiring researchers.

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Length: 39 minutes | Published: Sept. 15, 2021 

Fun Times with a Fungi

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Dr. Richard Hamill will discuss his journey from teaching, to being the residency director of internal medicine at Baylor. We’ll ask him about his experience teaching, his work and his views of how medicine has and will continue to evolve. 

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Length: 46 minutes | Published: Aug. 26, 2021

Compassion in Practice

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Dr. Joanna Fields-Gilmore discusses her work as a family medicine doctor and training in the Compassion and the Art of Medicine Elective.

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Length: 40 minutes | Published: June 30, 2021

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Dr. Anthony Maresso and Dr. Barbara Trautner will give their insight into the use of phages to combat the epidemic of antibiotic resistant bacterial infections today.

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Length: 38 minutes | Published: May 21, 2021

Reverse Engineering the Brain’s Perceptual Inference and Decision-Making using Artificial Intelligence

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Dr. Andreas Tolias discusses his journey into artificial intelligence research and how he and his lab are developing cutting-edge algorithms from discoveries in neuroscience to better understand the brain’s perceptual inference and decision making, along with the many challenges. Dr. Tolias and his lab have one goal: to harness the algorithmic power of the visual system to generate the most cutting-edge algorithms to better analyze data and gain deeper insights into the mysterious and mathematical complexities of the most evolutionarily advanced sensory organ.

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Length: 50 minutes | Published: April 9, 2021

Breaking the Stigma and Breaking Down Barriers in LGBTQ Healthcare Access Inequalities

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Dr. Michael Kauth talks about his research in LGBT Veteran health, involvement in LGBTQ advocacy, educational career, and trajectory. We asked him about his involvement with the Montrose Center on the Board of Directors and current efforts to support the LGBTQ community. We also discussed issues that members of the LGBTQ community have accessing proper healthcare and the role of stigma in quality of care.

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Length: 59 minutes | Published: March 22, 2021

Research, Education and the Art of Ballroom Dancing

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Dr. Sandra Haudek discusses her journey from a career in research to clinical education at Baylor College of Medicine. We will learn about the Foundations Basic to the Science of Medicine course and a little more of the personal history of the woman behind it. We will also discuss wellness, her dancing hobby and her past experiences with stem cell research. 

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Length: 56 minutes | Published: March 4, 2021

Pediatrics and the Core Clerkship Curriculum

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Dr. Elaine Fielder will talk about the experiences and turning points that led her to pursue pediatrics and emergency medicine. She will talk about her role as the director of the pediatric clerkship at Baylor and what considerations she has when designing the curriculum. She will explain what interests her about teaching, and what she hopes students will take away from their clerkship.  
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Length: 46 minutes | Published: Feb. 4, 2021

Hospital Medicine, Teaching and Working at Baylor

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Dr. Zaven Sargsyan tells us all about his life as a hospitalist, residency director and educator to Baylor medical students. We ask him about how he works through complicated cases and how to think through differential diagnoses. He also share what it is like to work in the same place that he went to medical school and how Baylor has changed since he was in school.
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Length: 45 minutes | Published: Jan. 4, 2021

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Transition Medicine Clinic and Care for IDD Patients

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Explore the role of the Baylor Transition Medicine Clinic for providing care for patients with IDD: exploring the challenges, marking current progress, and discussing the future of IDD. Join us on this episode to learn from Dr. John Berens on how to better care for patients with IDD as they transition from pediatric to adult medicine.
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Length: 45 minutes | Published: Dec. 18, 2020

Practicing Medicine as a Global Citizen

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Dr. Lamees Alshaikh discusses her journey from medical school in Saudi Arabia to an MPH in Oklahoma to emergency medicine residency and fellowship training here at Baylor. She describes her personal experience as an international medical graduate, advice she has for aspiring physicians, and her perspective on the pandemic that has turned people's lives upside-down all over the world.
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Length: 50 minutes | Published: Dec. 2, 2020

Quality Improvement in Healthcare Episode 5: From Student to Associate Provost

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This is the fifth of a five-episode mini-series on Quality Improvement (QI) in Healthcare in collaboration with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) student organization. Listen to Dr. Nana Coleman, associate provost for Academic Affairs and Health Systems Science for Baylor College of Medicine, share her journey to becoming a Quality Improvement and Patient Safety champion (QI/PS). In this episode, she will share some of her past and present initiatives as well as her vision for the future of medical student engagement in QI/PS endeavors.
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Length: 39 minutes | Published: Nov. 5, 2020

Quality Improvement in Healthcare Episode 4: QI Chiefs and the impact of COVID-19

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This is the fourth of a five-episode mini-series on Quality Improvement (QI) in Healthcare in collaboration with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) student organization. In this episode, we interview two prior QI chiefs about their position and duties in the Baylor College of Medicine affiliate hospitals and graduate medical education for residents! Come listen to their experience, learn about what the day-to-day activities of a QI chief may look like and how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted their roles.
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Length: 43 minutes | Published: Oct. 29, 2020

Quality Improvement in Healthcare Episode 3: Medication Errors, Part 2

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This is the third of a five-episode mini-series on Quality Improvement (QI) in Healthcare in collaboration with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) student organization. In this episode, we talk with pediatric anesthesiologist Dr. Lauren Lobaugh, discuss how she became interested in the field of patient safety and how anesthesiologists have been at the forefront of safe medication administration. 
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Length: 32 minutes | Published: Oct. 21, 2020

Quality Improvement in Healthcare Episode 2: Medication Errors, Part 1

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This is the second of a five-episode mini-series on Quality Improvement (QI) in Healthcare in collaboration with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) student organization. In this episode, we talk with Dr. Lauren Lobaugh, a pediatric anesthesiologist, and discuss how she became interested in the field of patient safety and how anesthesiologists have been at the forefront of safe medication administration.
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Length: 34 minutes | Published: Oct. 14, 2020

Quality Improvement in Healthcare Episode 1: Institute for Healthcare Improvement

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This is the first of a five-episode mini-series on Quality Improvement (QI) in Healthcare in collaboration with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) student organization. 
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Length: 25 minutes | Published: Oct. 5, 2020

 

CovidSitters Episode 2: Explaining HTX CovidSitters

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The founding team of HTX CovidSitters tells us about the journey to establish a platform for students to help front-line workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. We talk about its conception, evolution, and challenges along the way. 
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Length: 43 minutes | Published: Aug. 19, 2020

CovidSitters Episode 1: How to Create a Student-Run Volunteer Organization

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The founding team of HTX CovidSitters tells us about the journey to establish a platform for students to help front-line workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. We talk about its conception, evolution, and challenges along the way.
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Length: 30 minutes | Published: Aug. 5, 2020

What is Medical Professionalism?

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Dr. Ellen Friedman discusses what it is like to be an otolaryngologist and the director of Baylor's center for professionalism as well as some projects that the center has created, like the "Threads Among Us."
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Length: 37 minutes | Published: May 6, 2020

Seeing the Light with Dr. Melanie Samuel

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Dr. Melanie Samuel discusses her research on neuron mapping and her experience advocating for scientific funding from the government.
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Length: 34 minutes | Published: April 22, 2020

COVID Context

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COVID19 is an illness caused by the Coronavirus SARS-Cov2, and this episode offers a summary of some of the information we have about this new virus from the scientific literature. The episode features medical students from Baylor College of Medicine, and contains general background about what the Coronaviruses are, epidemiology and symptoms of COVID19, and some of the current and future treatments.
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Length: 38 minutes | Published: April 6, 2020

The Columbia Shuttle

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Dr. Francis Gannon describes how he arrived at his position and specific assignment, how the experience changed him, and the role science plays in helping us to understand and cope with tragic events.
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Length: 28 minutes | Published: April 1, 2020

Clinical Discovery

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Dr. Daniel Musher discusses his experience as a clinical researcher, some of his discoveries that he made during his career as an infectious disease doctor and some of his outside interests like music and literature. 
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Length:45 minutes | Published: March 18, 2020

Let's Get Ethical

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Dr. Blumenthal-Barby discusses her personal journey and her career as a medical ethicist, as well as current issues surrounding ethics such as genetics technology.
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Length: 36 minutes | Published: March 4, 2020

All of the SNPs

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Dr. Daryl Scott discusses tell us about how he uses genomics to diagnose multifactorial diseases such as autism, as well as rare diseases managed by the Undiagnosed Diseases Network. 
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Length: 37 minutes | Published: Feb. 5, 2020

Small but Mighty: Pediatric Surgery

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Dr. Mary Brandt tells us about her career journey, the unique challenges and rewards of treating children and adolescents, as well as her experience teaching at Baylor College of Medicine
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Length: 40:55| Published: Nov. 27, 2019

Technology and the Future of Medical Education, featuring Drs. Anoop Agrawal and M. Tyson Pillow - Part 2

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Drs. Agrawal and Pillow will discuss how rapid technological innovation has affected medical education, and how institutions are adapting to better instruct tomorrow's physicians.
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Length: 31:00 | Published: Nov. 6, 2019

Technology and the Future of Medical Education, featuring Drs. Anoop Agrawal and M. Tyson Pillow - Part 1

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Drs. Agrawal and Pillow will discuss how rapid technological innovation has affected medical education, and how institutions are adapting to better instruct tomorrow's physicians.
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Length: 44:31 | Published: Oct. 16, 2019

Cancer Therapy and What’s Around the Corner

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Dr. Michelle Ludwig describes her journey through school and to her current career as an oncologist. She discusses her research interests and what it's been like to learn and practice as a person who is deaf.
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Length: 39:17 | Published: Sept. 25, 2019

The Place Tumors Call Home

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Dr. David Rowley discusses his career path and how he ended up researching cancer microenvironments. He delves into the biological mechanisms of tumor microenvironments and talks about what excites him most about this particular research field in the future.
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Length: 46:50 | Published: Sept. 11, 2019

How to Stop a Cannon

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Dr. Francis Gannon describes how he became involved in helping create body armor for US soldiers, and how body armor is designed and tested. We'll talk about the impact of this technology on our troops and how this information is protected.
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Length: 28:24 | Published: Aug. 28, 2019

Behind the Scenes of the Anatomy Lab

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Dr. Ming Zhang describes what it takes to run the Baylor College of Medicine anatomy lab and teach hundreds of students every year about the intricacies of the human body.
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Length: 46:32 | Published: Aug. 14, 2019

Mysteries of the Microbiome

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Dr. Kjersti Aagaard discusses her journey into microbiome research and specifically into placental microbiome research. We ask her about how sequencing technologies have affected her work and what technological limitations still need to be overcome. She also tells us how she views the broader impact of the microbiome, for example on antibiotic treatments, vaccines, depression and GI disorders.
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Length: 35:48 | Published: Aug. 14, 2019

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This presentation is for educational and entertainment purposes only and reflect the opinions of the hosts. It is not intended as medical advice or individual treatment recommendations, and is not a substitute for health care professionals' clinical judgment. No physician-patient relationship is being created by the use of this presentation. To the extent this presentation provides commentary on current laws and regulations affecting health care activities, it is not intended as legal advice.

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