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Stories of Care

Sep 13, 2022

This episode explores how Urban Indian Organizations imbued American Indian and Alaska Native cultural heritage and values into their infection control programs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Cultural competency is an essential part of training for healthcare professionals in UIOs and that extends to the world of...


Aug 2, 2022

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is designed primarily to fit clean-shaven, European male faces and body types. This has a disproportionate impact on women, who make up the majority of front-line healthcare personnel. While this was a concern prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, issues with fit became more acute as the...


Jun 15, 2022

Dr. Benson Hsu, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of South Dakota, joins the show to discuss how he and his colleagues in the pediatric ICU adapted their practice to the COVID-19 pandemic, embracing uncertainty, demonstrating compassion, and protecting themselves and their community.

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Dec 6, 2021

Dr. Michael Bell, an expert in drug-resistant pathogens and hospital-acquired infections, and Dr. Karthik SivashankerVice President of Equitable Health Systems & Innovation in the Center for Health Equity at the American Medical Association discuss how IPC and equity converge and how understanding those intersections 


Oct 26, 2021

Megan Srinivas, MD, introduces a CDC Project Firstline Podcast from the AMA: Stories of Care.