If you haven’t already, tune into Endocrine Feedback Loop, a journal club podcast series brought to you as a Members-only benefit of the Endocrine Society.
Each episode features an expert educator and a topical specialist dissecting recently published journal articles and discussing implications for clinical practice. Using recently published articles from the Society’s clinical journals, Endocrine Feedback Loop mirrors the journal clubs traditionally found at many educational institutions and connects faculty from around the world. This podcast series seeks to provide endocrinologists in all stages of their careers with supplemental insight into hot topic issues and study designs.
Led by a team of expert endocrine educators, this podcast series is released on a monthly basis with fresh content from faculty in every episode. Listen each month for an in-depth analysis of an important article to understand how it advances the field and informs clinical practice. Tune in —anywhere, at any time.
Using recently published articles from the Society’s clinical journals, Endocrine Feedback Loop mirrors the journal clubs traditionally found at many educational institutions and connects faculty from around the world.
Host Chase Hendrickson, MD, MPH, practices general endocrinology at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he is an associate program director for the endocrinology fellowship program. His interests include endocrine education, teaching inferential methods, and quality improvement.
Of course, this series covers a wide and vast array of endocrine topics, so be sure to visit the podcast site often. Here what’s been covered in the thirteen episodes so far:
- Episode 1 – “Confirmatory Testing in Primary Aldosteronism”
This episode features Richard Comi, MD, expert educator from Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, and William Young, MD, MSc, leading expert in primary aldosteronism from Mayo Clinic (Rochester), discussing “Role of Aldosterone and Potassium Levels in Sparing Confirmatory Tests in Primary Aldosteronism” from the April 2020 print edition of The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
- Episode 2 – “Recovery from Androgen Abuse”
This episode features Imali Sirisena, MD, associate program director at Temple University, and Brad Anawalt, MD, chief medical officer from University of Washington Medical Center and a leading expert in hypogonadism and androgen abuse. This month’s discussion will focus on an article from the June 2020 print edition of The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism: “Rate and Extent of Recovery from Reproductive and Cardiac Dysfunction Due to Androgen Abuse in Men.”
- Episode 3 – “Hydrocortisone Stress Dosing”
This episode features Katie Guttenberg, MD, program director and assistant professor at McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and Lynnette Nieman, MD, senior investigator at the National Institutes of Health and head of the Endocrine Consult Service at the NIH Clinical Center specializing in cortisol disorders. This month’s episode will explore a recently published article from the July 2020 print edition of The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism: “Prevention of Adrenal Crisis: Cortisol Responses to Major Stress Compared to Stress Dose Hydrocortisone Delivery.”
- Episode 4 – “Assessing Delayed Puberty”
Marcela Vargas Trujillo, MD, expert educator and provider at the University of California, San Diego and Rady Children’s Hospital, and Fernando Cassorla, MD, an expert in puberty and chief of Pediatric Endocrinology at the University of Chile, discuss a recent JCEM article, “Using Kisspeptin to Predict Pubertal Outcomes for Youth with Pubertal Delay.”
- Episode 5 – “Bariatric Surgery in PCOS”
Anna Goldman, MD, associate program director of fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Andrea Dunaif, MD, an expert in women’s health and endocrinology in the Mount Sinai Health System, discuss a recent JCEM article, “Fertility and Pregnancy Outcomes in Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Following Bariatric Surgery.”
- Episode 6 – “Hybrid Closed Loops and Preventing Hypoglycemia”
Steve Wittlin, MD, professor of Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and Director of Diabetes Services/Endocrine-Metabolism Division at the University of Rochester Medical Center, and Anne Peters, MD, professor of Clinical Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, and director of the USC Clinical Diabetes Program, discuss the JCEM article, “Artificial Pancreas with Carbohydrate Suggestion Performance for Unannounced and Announced Exercise in Type 1 Diabetes.”
- Episode 7 – “Inpatient Hyponatremia”
Marc-Andre Cornier, MD, professor of Medicine and associate division head for Endocrinology at University of Colorado School of Medicine, and Joseph Verbalis, MD, chief of the Division of Endocrinology and expert in hyponatremia from Georgetown University, discuss a JCEM article from the November print edition, “Risk of Adverse Clinical Outcomes in Hyponatremic Adult Patients Hospitalized for Acute Medical Conditions: A Population-Based Cohort Study.”
This podcast series seeks to provide endocrinologists in all stages of their careers with supplemental insight into hot topic issues and study designs.
- Episode 8 – “Alternatives to Surgery for Thyroid Cancer”
Amal Shibli-Rahhal, MD, director of the Metabolic Bone Disease Clinic and Fellowship Program director at University of Iowa, and Bryan Haugen, MD, professor of Medicine, chief of Endocrinology, and director of the Thyroid Tumor Program at University of Colorado School of Medicine, discuss a recent Journal of the Endocrine Society (JES) article, “Long-Term Results of Treating with Ethanol Ablation 15 Adult Patients with cT1aNo Papillary Thyroid Microcarcinoma.”
- Episode 9 –” Imaging in Primary Hyperparathyroidism”
Alan Dalkin, MD, professor of Medicine and vice chairman for the Department of Medicine at the University of Virginia, and Dolores Shoback, MD, professor of Medicine and staff endocrinologist at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center and associate director of Fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco, discuss a recent JCEM article, “Use of Preoperative Imaging in Primary Hyperparathyroidism.”
- Episode 10 – “New Therapy for Adrenal Insufficiency”
Salila Kurra, MD, Fellowship Program director and clinical chief for Endocrinology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, and Andrea Utz, MD, assistant professor and director of the Pituitary Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, discuss a recent article from JCEM, “Improved Urinary Cortisol Metabolome in Addison Disease: A Prospective Trial of Dual-Release Hydrocortisone.”
- Episode 11 — Stages of Cystic Fibrosis-Related Diabetes
Rich Comi, MD, Fellowship Program director and section chief for Endocrinology at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, and Kim Donaghue, MD, conjoint professor in Child and Adolescent Health at the University of Sydney and senior staff endocrinologist at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, as they discuss a recent article from JCEM, “Glucose Tolerance Stages in Cystic Fibrosis Are Identified by a Unique Pattern of Defects of Beta-Cell Function.”
- Episode 12 – “A1c Trajectories During Adolescent-to-Adult Transition”
Ashok Balasubramanyam, professor of Medicine for Endocrinology at Baylor College of Medicine, and invited topical expert Irl Hirsch, professor of Medicine and Diabetes Treatment and teaching chair at the University of Washington, discuss a recent article from JCEM, “Improvement in A1c Levels in Early Adulthood in T1D Exchange: Impact of Racial, Socioeconomic, and Clinical Factors.”
- Episode 13 – “Complications of Cushing Syndrome”
This episode feature Imali Sirisena, MD, program director at Temple University Hospital, and Shlomo Melmed, MBChB, executive vice president, dean, and professor of Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and leading expert in treating Cushing syndrome. The discussion focuses on an article from the May 2021 edition of The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism: “Acute and Life-Threatening Complications in Cushing Syndrome: Prevalence, Predictors, and Mortality.”
The Endocrine Feedback Loop podcast is one of the many benefits of being an Endocrine Society member. To begin listening, go to: www.endocrine.org/journals/endocrine-feedback-loop-podcast-series.