• The Lebanese Physicians' Podcast

  • By: Khalil Diab
  • Podcast
  • Summary

  • Given the current events in Lebanon, Lebanese physicians working there have been in the news extensively lately. Some have chosen to leave in search of a more stable life; some have chosen to stay, and some have chosen not to move back to Lebanon in the first place. We will interview Lebanese physicians working in Lebanon and beyond to get their opinions about the events taking place in Lebanon, the future of medicine in Lebanon, and the role Lebanese physicians play worldwide in their respective fields, and their connections to their home county. We will highlight success stories, stories that were not so successful, and everything in between. Medical students, physicians-in-training, and attending physicians at different points in their careers will be interviewed. We hope you will find this podcast beneficial and exciting!
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  • May 1 2022

    Please listen to Episode 47 of The Lebanese Physicians Podcast. Our guests for this episode are:

    - Dr. Adam Coutts, an academic at the University of Cambridge, UK and a Global Challenges Research Fund Scholar and co-investigator.

    - Dr. Cherine Bazzane, a Family Medicine physician and lecturer at Saint Joseph University in Beirut, who has a cancer survivor clinic at Clemenceau Medical Center, affiliated with Johns Hopkins International, and an anti-aging specialist. 

    - Dr. Alexandra Chen, a trauma psychologist (A.B., A.M., Ed.M., Ph.D., Harvard University) specialized in mental health of refugees. 

    In this episode, we discuss the "Research for Health in Conflict (R4HC)" study led by King's College London and partners at the University of Cambridge and the American University of Beirut. This study focuses on the effects of the political situation on healthcare in Lebanon, including the supply of medications, electricity, and healthcare worker exodus. We also discuss their documentary "Lebanon: How Politics Made a Nation Sick", a short film which summarizes the study and is a must-watch. 

    The link for the documentary is: https://youtu.be/Uak_Wl0zpRY

    The link for the study is: https://r4hc-mena.org

    The podcast is available on Spotify, Apple, Anghami, iHeartRadio

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    50 mins
  • Apr 18 2022

    Please listen to episode 46 of the Lebanese Physicians' Podcast with Dr. Omar Fattal, Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Fattal is one of the main founding members of LEBMASH, the Lebanese Medical Association for Sexual Health, which works on improving the health of the LGBTQ and refugee community in Lebanon. In the episode, we discuss the behind the scenes work that was done to establish LEBMASH, and we delve into the past, present, and future of LGBTQ health in Lebanon. We also discuss the barriers and potential opportunities to improve sexual and LGBTQ health in Lebanon. 

    You can also listen to this episode on Spotify, Apple, Anghami, and iHeartRadio. 

    #healthcare #LGBTQ #LEBMASH

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    38 mins
  • Mar 28 2022

    Please tune in to Episode 45 of The Lebanese Physicians' Podcast with Dr. Ahmad Mahdi documenting his transition from Beirut, Lebanon to Wichita, Kansas to start his residency in internal medicine at KU-Wichita Campus. In this episode, we discuss the process of applying to residency in the United States and the practical and emotional aspects of this transition. Dr. Mahdi recently wrote his story on the ECFMG blog, Journeys in Medicine, and it was shared widely by ECFMG.

    This episode is available on the following:

    - Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-lebanese-physicians-podcast/id1545290394?i=1000555406261

    - Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/0bGwirCY3L3x8IQxvecFCO?si=ps7AxaWrTk6250yD1gIuuw

    - Anghami

    - iheart radio

    - YouTube: https://youtu.be/c55i1NNCV_c


    #IMG #ECFMG #Medicaleducation



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    33 mins

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