It seems like a no-brainer but more and more medical schools are teaching students that a collaborative approach to care is best for the patient. This week Dr. Greg Davis talks with James Norton, director of UK's Center for Interprofessional Health Education. The center's mission is to produce team-ready graduates who are well prepared to enter a rapidly changing health care delivery system.
Dr. Greg Davis talks with UK Dietitians Vanessa Oliver and Dr. Karen Bryla McNees about some persistent myths about nutrition and healthy living; rule of thumb - if it sounds too good to be true it probably is.
March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month...no better time to review some important information about colonoscopies and colon cancer with Dr. Greg and UK Healthcare gastrointestinal physician Elizabeth Holt.
This week on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine the host talks with Michelle Staton, associate professor in the UK College of Medicine; department of behavioral science about her study involving substance abuse among female inmates in facilities in three rural Kentucky counties.
This week Dr. Greg Davis talks with Phil Bernard, associate professor of pediatrics and critical care and medical director of information technology at UK Healthcare. Dr. Bernard is a strong advocate of the Open Notes Movement which allows patients to access their healthcare records at anytime.
This week Dr. Greg Davis talks with UK Dental Students Ellen Vice and Morgan Murrell about a special "Give Kids A Smile" event this Saturday at UK Dentistry at Turfland. Free oral health screenings will be available for kids and young adults from 8 a.m. to noon. The aim is to teach and reinforce good oral health habits at an early age. Ellen and Morgan say the open house is especially for members of Lexington's underserved population.
This week Dr. Greg Davis talks with Dr. Colin West, professor of medicine bio-statistics and medical education at the Mayo Clinic about the increasing problem of physician burnout and what steps can be taken to prevent it.