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Annals On Call

Each Annals On Call podcast features Dr. Bob Centor discussing and debating a clinically influential article published in Annals of Internal Medicine with a guest expert.

Dr. Centor, a general internist with a focus on hospital medicine, was dean of the Huntsville Campus, UAB School of Medicine from 2004-2016. He has also served as the chair of the Board of Regents of the American College of Physicians, president of the Society of General Internal Medicine, charter member of the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine, and founding president of the Association of Chiefs & Leaders in General Internal Medicine.

Latest Episode

Stroke  Technology to Improve Diabetes Management
 3 December 2019
  Dr. Centor discusses the use of technology to improve diabetes management with Dr. Fernando Ovalle of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
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Previous Episodes

Stroke  Bedside Ultrasonography Versus Physical Examination to Diagnose Cardiac Disease
 19 November 2019
  Dr. Centor discusses the appropriate use of focused bedside cardiac ultrasonography with Dr. Renee Dversdal of Oregon Health & Science University.
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Stroke  Shorter-Duration Antibiotics for Community-Acquired Pneumonia
 5 November 2019
  Dr. Centor discusses the duration of antibiotic therapy for patients with pneumonia with Dr. Brad Spellberg of the University of Southern California Medical Center.
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Stroke  Making Sense of Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines
 15 October 2019
  Dr. Centor discusses screening for breast cancer with Dr. Reem A. Mustafa of the University of Kansas.
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Stroke  Ablating Atrial Fibrillation in Patients With Heart Failure
 1 October 2019
  Dr. Centor discusses catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation with Dr. Vivek Reddy of Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.
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Stroke  Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Diagnosis, Risk Stratification, and Treatment
 17 September 2019
  Dr. Centor discusses the diagnosis and treatment of community-acquired pneumonia with Dr. Cyrus A. Askin.
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Stroke  Bacterial Panels: Pros and Cons
 3 September 2019
  Dr. Centor discusses T2Bacteria Panels with Dr. Todd McCarty of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
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Stroke  Firearm Violence: A Call to Action
 20 August 2019
  Dr. Centor discusses the public health crisis that firearm-related injury and death have become in the United States with Dr. Robert McLean, the 2019–2020 President of the American College of Physicians.
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Stroke  Fusobacterium Pharyngitis Debate
 20 August 2019
  Dr. Centor discusses the diagnosis and treatment of pharyngitis in adolescents and young adults with Dr. Jeffrey Linder of Northwestern University.
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Stroke  SGLT2 Inhibitors: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
 6 August 2019
  Dr. Centor discusses the risks and benefits of using SGLT2 inhibitors to treat patients with type 2 diabetes with Dr. Katherine Tuttle, an endocrinologist and nephrologist at Washington State University.
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Stroke  Chronic Kidney Disease for the Internist
 16 July 2019
  Dr. Centor discusses chronic kidney disease with Dr. Joel Topf.
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Stroke  Reducing Diagnostic Error
 2 July 2019
  Dr. Centor discusses the contributors to diagnostic error and strategies for reducing error with Dr. Hardeep Singh of the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine.
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Stroke  Coronary Artery Calcium Testing
 18 June 2019
  Dr. Centor discusses the use of coronary artery calcium testing in decision making about cardiovascular prevention with Dr. Michael Blaha.
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Stroke  Care of Patients With Acute Kidney Injury
 4 June 2019
  In this episode of Annals On Call, Dr. Centor discusses the care of patients with acute kidney injury with Dr. Ashita Tolwani of University of Alabama at Birmingham.
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Stroke  Barriers to Joy in Medicine
 21 May 2019
  Dr. Centor discusses physician burnout with Dr. Christine Sinsky.
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Stroke  Stories in Medicine
 7 May 2019
  In this episode of Annals On Call, Dr. Centor discusses the importance of stories in medicine with Dr. Faith Fitzgerald.
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Stroke   C difficile: The Most Common Health Care–Associated Infection in the United States
   16 April 2019
   Dr. Centor discusses the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of infection with C difficile with Drs. Allison Guh and Preeta Kutty, both of whom work at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Stroke Statins for Primary Prevention: Finding the Balance
2 April 2019
Dr. Centor discusses the benefits and harms of statins for primary prevention with Dr. Jeremy Sussman of the University of Michigan.
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Stroke Outcomes of Patients Discharged With Anemia
19 March 2019
Dr. Centor discusses patient outcomes following changes in recommendations about the management of anemia in hospitalized patients with Dr. Jeff Carson.
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Stroke Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Spectrum of Disorders
5 March 2019
Dr. Centor discusses nonalcoholic fatty Liver disease with Dr. Meagan Gray, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Alabama.
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Stroke Estimating Stroke Risk in Atrial Fibrillation
19 February 2019
Dr. Centor discusses the estimation of stroke risk in patients with atrial fibrillation with Dr. Gustavo Heudebert, a professor of medicine at the University of Alabama.
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E-Cigarettes Weighing the Potential Benefits and Harms of E-Cigarettes
5 February 2019
Dr. Centor discusses electronic cigarette use with Dr. Nancy Rigotti of Massachusetts General Hospital.
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Gout Pathophysiology Understanding Gout Pathophysiology
15 January 2019
Dr. Centor discusses the pathophysiology of gout and the prevention and treatment of gout attacks with Dr. Angelo Gaffo, Rheumatology Section Chief at University of Alabama at Birmingham.
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Diverticulitis Diverticulitis: Myth Versus Evidence
1 January 2019
Dr. Centor discusses the diagnosis and management of diverticulitis with Dr. Lisa Strate, the author of a recent Annals In the Clinic review.
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Is this How It Is Supposed to Be? Is this How It Is Supposed to Be?
18 December 2018
Dr. Centor discusses the unintended consequences of the U.S. health care delivery and payment system on quality of care, physician wellness, patient satisfaction, and health care costs with Dr. Maria Maldonado. Dr. Maldonado is the author of a recent Annals "On Being a Doctor" essay that poignantly illustrates these issues.
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Hidden Curriculum Hidden Curriculum
4 December 2018
Dr. Centor and his guest, Dr. Jack Ende, discuss how informal aspects of the teaching environment can be just as influential as the formal curriculum.
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Primary Aldosteronism Primary Aldosteronism: How Often Are We Missing It?
20 November 2018
Dr. Centor discusses primary aldosteronism and hypertension with Dr. David Calhoun.
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Estimating Cardiovascular Risk Improving Estimation of Cardiovascular Risk
6 November 2018
Dr. Centor discusses an update of the pooled cohort equations used to estimate atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk with Dr. Rodney Hayward.
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Diuretic Resistance Diuretic Resistance
16 October 2018
Dr. Centor discusses diuretic resistance in patients with heart failure with Dr. Joel Topf.
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Diagnosing Sepsis: Untangling Confusion Around qSOFA and SIRS Diagnosing Sepsis: Untangling Confusion Around qSOFA and SIRS
2 October 2018
Dr. Centor interviews Dr. Rachael A. Lee to try to help listeners untangle the confusion around qSOFA and SIRS, 2 tools to help clinicians decide if a patient has sepsis.
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Oral Pharmacologic Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes Oral Pharmacologic Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes: Choosing Therapy Wisely
18 September 2018
Dr. Centor interviews Dr. Michael J. Barry about the evidence for choosing oral drug therapy for patients with type 2 diabetes from among the expanding list of options.
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Glycemic Control Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetes: How Low Should We Go?
4 September 2018
Dr. Centor discusses guidelines regarding targets for glycemic control targets for patients with type 2 diabetes and the controversy around these recommendations.
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Hypertension Limbo Hypertension Limbo
21 August 2018
Dr. Centor discusses ACP/AAFP and ACC/AHA recommendations for the care of patients with hypertension with Dr. Devan Kansagara, a co-author of the ACP guidelines.
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The Gout Wars The Gout Wars: When Guidelines Collide
7 August 2018
Dr. Centor discusses targeting treatment for gout with Dr. Robert McLean, a rheumatologist and a co-author of the ACP clinical guidelines on the management of gout.
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