Second Opinion

Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis hosts this podcast with succinct episodes.

The podcast describes itself as “an examination of medical ethics and the practitioners who define them.”

Wilkes talks about issues like patient satisfaction and the dilemmas that doctors face.

Should doctors prioritize patient satisfaction over what’s actually best for them?

He also talks about how stigmatized language affects patient treatment.

This KCRW production imparts knowledge in less than 5 minutes.

latest episodes

Psilocybin: a treatment for depression

2022-02-13 14:35:00
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Medical prior authorizations for drugs and devices

2022-02-06 14:35:00
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Orphan drugs to treat rare disease

2022-01-30 14:35:00
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Can the treatment of serious mental illness be futile?

2022-01-23 14:35:00
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Health Disparities for those with disabilities

2022-01-16 14:35:00
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Do friends influence our body weight?

2022-01-09 14:35:00
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The science behind setting goals

2022-01-02 14:35:00
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Missing signs of elder abuse

2021-12-26 14:35:00
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Political promotion of a medicine can be powerful

2021-12-19 14:35:00
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What is low value health care?

2021-12-12 14:35:00
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Informing relatives at risk of genetic disease

2021-12-05 14:35:00
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How do we know if a drug works?

2021-11-28 14:35:00
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Sex difference in surgical referrals

2021-11-21 14:35:00
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Written words matter

2021-11-14 14:35:00
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When to stop antidepressants?

2021-11-07 14:35:00
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Back scratching: Medicine and drug companies

2021-10-31 13:35:00
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Daily aspirin to prevent heart attacks

2021-10-24 13:35:00
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The fallacy of Kubler-Ross stages of dying

2021-10-17 13:35:00
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Pregnancy, mental health, and more

2021-10-10 13:35:00
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A new twist for cigarette related disease

2021-10-03 13:35:00
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Dairy products and health

2021-09-26 13:35:00
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Practicing What You Preach

2021-09-19 13:35:00
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Lessons from 9-11

2021-09-12 13:35:00
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Robots in surgery

2021-09-05 13:35:00
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Defensive Medicine

2021-08-29 13:35:00
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