COVID-19: Commonsense Conversations on the Coronavirus Pandemic

By Ars Longa Media

Covid-19, the disease caused by a novel coronavirus, has created a global pandemic. This show aims to educate the public via interviews with leaders in healthcare, public health and policy. You’ll hear from former Kaiser CEO, host of the Fixing Healthcare podcast, and author of Mistreated: Why We Think We're Getting Good Health Care and Why We're Usually Wrong, Robert Pearl; critical care physician and frequent guest on The Doctors, “Dr. Raj” Dasgupta; Patrick C. Beeman, Ob/Gyn and founder of the medical education platform, InsideTheBoards; microbiology professor, Ken Rosenthal; and more.The host is Dr. Ted O’Connell, family physician and author of numerous textbooks and peer-reviewed articles. He holds academic appointments at UCSF, UC Davis, and Drexel University's medical schools and also founded the Kaiser Permanente Napa-Solano Community Medicine and Global Health Fellowship, the first program in the U.S. to formally combine both community medicine and global health

  1. 1.
    MEDICINE: Covid-19 Q&A For Sarcoidosis Patients (Crosspost from The Dr. Raj Podcast)
    26:26
  2. 2.
    MEDICINE: Getting the Covid Vaccine While Pregnant (crosspost from the Dr. Raj Podcast)
    49:21
  3. 3.
    MEDICINE: Sports Safety and Returning to Exercise After COVID Infection | Alex McDonald, MD
    32:36
  4. 4.
    MEDICINE: COVID's Many Effects on the Heart | Stefanie Kaiser, MD
    27:01
  5. 5.
    MEDICINE: Reopening Schools, Viral Spread, and Reinfection | Ashish Jha, MD, MPH
    29:04
  6. 6.
    MEDICINE: What It Will Take To Get Back To Normal | Bob Wachter, MD
    38:25
  7. 7.
    MEDICINE: Vaccine Progress and Mortality Data Updates | Tim Horita, MD
    17:04
  8. 8.
    MEDICINE: CRISPR Technology and How It Might Revolutionize COVID Testing | Enrique Lin Shiao, Ph.D
    23:30
  1. 9.
    INDUSTRY: How The Coronavirus Pandemic has Impacted the Music Industry | Rou Reynolds from Enter Shikari
    51:33
  2. 10.
    MEDICINE: The Ongoing and Evolving Threat of COVID-19 | Michael Osterholm, Ph.D
    39:22
  3. 11.
    MEDICINE: The Unseen and Vital Roles of Housekeepers in the Hospital | Neil Prose, MD
    24:57
  4. 12.
    MEDICINE: Launching a New Medical School During a Pandemic | Abbas Hyderi, MD
    28:56
  5. 13.
    PUBLIC HEALTH: Systemic Racism, Health Disparities, and Public Health | Abdul El-Sayed, MD, PhD
    31:41
  6. 14.
    HEALTH: The Intersection of the Pandemic and Black Lives Matter | Lynnell Morris, LCSW
    29:37
  7. 15.
    MEDICINE: Chasing Cures for Rare Diseases and COVID-19 | David Fajgenbaum, MD
    30:24
  8. 16.
    Weekly Update #8: Viral Mutations | Ted O’Connell, MD and Tim Horita, MD
    15:15
  9. 17.
    MEDICINE: COVID Among the Elderly and Those in Nursing Facilities | Michael Mason, MD
    27:52
  10. 18.
    MEDICINE: The Second Wave, Antibody Testing, MIS-C | Jennifer Kasten, MD
    31:34
  11. 19.
    INDUSTRY: How Nonprofits are Navigating the Pandemic and Continuing to Help | Shawn Olds
    24:56
  12. 20.
    MEDICINE: The Flying Eye Hospital, Technology to Treat Blindness Around the World | Daniel Neely, MD
    29:44
  13. 21.
    MEDICINE: Safely Reopening Society, Leveraging Technology and Systems | Steve Parodi, MD
    30:40
  14. 22.
    MEDICINE: Health Disparities, Virtual Medicine, Returning to Safe Socialization | Rachel Friedman, MD
    39:59
  15. 23.
    Weekly Update #7: Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) | Ted O'Connell, MD
    14:41
  16. 24.
    INDUSTRY: Sportswriting During a Pandemic, How Do Sports Reopen? | Tim Keown
    36:21
  17. 25.
    MEDICINE: Antibody Testing, Reinfection, ACE-Inhibitors, and Hydroxychloroquine | Tim Horita, MD
    27:33
  18. 26.
    Weekly Update #6: COVID-19 Causing Strokes and Blood Clots | Ted O'Connell, MD
    15:08
  19. 27.
    INDUSTRY: Surviving as a Small Business, Working Together | Matt McNally and Laurel Timms
    30:28
  20. 28.
    INDUSTRY: How the COVID Pandemic is Affecting Professional and Amateur Athletes | Kevin Pierre-Louis
    36:53
  21. 29.
    INDUSTRY: Cooking as Therapy, How Chefs are Helping, Restaurants Trying to Survive | Jet Tila
    32:32
  22. 30.
    MEDICINE: The Origins of the AIDS Crisis and Parallels to the COVID Pandemic | Michael Gottlieb, MD
    29:48
  23. 31.
    INDUSTRY: Recovery from a Recession, Supply Chains, The State of the Hospitality and Wine Industries | Mike Veseth, PhD
    36:03
  24. 32.
    POLITICS: Supporting Small Businesses, Appreciating Our Teachers, Helping the Homeless | Senator Bill Dodd
    34:08
  25. 33.
    INDUSTRY: A Hollywood Actor Discusses How the COVID Pandemic is Impacting the Movie Industry | Will Ropp
    26:21
  26. 34.
    MEDICINE: CovidUp2Date, Medical Students Rallying Together | Johns Hopkins Team
    25:54
  27. 35.
    MEDICINE: Communication, Managing Stress, and Behavioral Implications of the Pandemic | Todd Forman, MD
    40:00
  28. 36.
    Weekly Update 5: Herd Immunity, COVID-19 Testing, and Immunity Testing | Ted O'Connell, MD and Tim Horita, MD
    19:14
  29. 37.
    HEALTH: A Healthcare Leader Discusses a Coordinated Response to the COVID Pandemic | Richard Isaacs, MD
    28:48
  30. 38.
    HEALTH: Health Policy, Homelessness, Adverse Childhood Experiences, and Implicit Bias | Tessa Stecker, MD
    31:50
  31. 39.
    MEDICINE: Fox News Reaction, COVID Testing, and Reopening Society | Rishi Desai, MD, MPH
    38:30
  32. 40.
    Weekly Update 4: Conditions That Increase Your Risk with COVID-19 Infection | Ted O'Connell, MD
    10:27
  33. 41.
    SCIENCE: COVID-19 Vaccine Development for Pregnant Women, Infants, and Children | Sallie Permar, MD, PhD
    39:36
  34. 42.
    MENTAL HEALTH: The Psychology of Toilet Paper Hoarding, Fear, and Anxiety | Mitchell Houston, PhD
    33:35
  35. 43.
    MENTAL HEALTH: How the Pandemic Has Affected Mental Health, Anxiety, and Depression | Nicholas Nissen
    29:23
  36. 44.
    Weekly Review: Masks and Recommendations | Ted O'Connell, MD
    8:50
  37. 45.
    HEALTH: How COVID-19 Affects Politics, Religion, Society, and Healthcare in Africa | Robert Dowd, CSC, PhD
    28:31
  38. 46.
    MEDICINE: Health Policy, Advocacy, and Healthcare Leadership | Jay Lee
    33:07
  39. 47.
    MEDICINE: Fatality Rates, YouTube Education, and ACE-Inhibitors | Sanaz Majd, MD
    23:37
  40. 48.
    Weekly Review #2: The State of Vaccine Development and Medications That Are Being Evaluated to Treat COVID-19 | Ted O'Connell, MD
    12:28
  41. 49.
    MEDICINE: A Healthcare Leader Discusses Myths About COVID-19, Fear, and Protecting Healthcare Workers | Robert Pearl, MD
    55:53
  42. 50.
    MEDICINE: An Infectious Disease Specialist Discusses COVID-19 Testing, Immunity, and Treatments | Jennifer Babik, MD
    33:53

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