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Emergency Medical Minute


May 31, 2020

"Go unafraid! And also know that you got to reach out to the right people and hold on to those people no matter what they look like, no matter what background they come from...Find people who are positive in your life who can help you. If I'm one of those people, reach out to me."


Russell J. Ledet hails from Lake...

May 27, 2020

Russell J. Ledet hails from Lake Charles, Louisiana. After serving in the U.S. Navy, he attended Southern University and A&M College for his undergraduate degrees in biology and chemistry. Afterwards, he went on to complete his Ph.D. in molecular oncology at New York University. He is currently a second-year MD-MBA...

May 26, 2020

Contributor: Jared Scott, MD

Educational Pearls:

  • Cholera has been responsible for 6 previous global pandemics and currently the world is in the seventh pandemic of cholera, ongoing since 1961.
  • Cholera originated in the Ganges Delta of India and spread worldwide but largely is unseen in the US and other developed...

May 25, 2020

Contributor: Nick Hatch, MD

Educational Pearls:

  • A cesarean scar ectopic pregnancy occurs when the pregnancy implants along the scar tissue deep in the myometrium from a prior cesarean surgery, felt to be precipitated by a small fissure or fistula residual in the scar
  • Diagnosis can be challenging and ultrasound may not...

May 22, 2020

Host: Elizabeth Esty, MD.

At this point, with so many of the studies we’ve digested exploring correlations, associations, observational studies and anecdotal reports and speculation, we could subtitle the show: what we don’t know about COVID. And so, today, we’ll look at what we don’t know about Vitamin D...