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Welcome to the SMFM Podcast Series!

The SMFM Podcast launched in February 2018 to highlight a range of topics that touch MFM. From congenital heart disease to mental illness, 3D ultrasound, preventing burnout and more, new episodes are released monthly. This series is available through iTunes and Google Play as well as this website. Subscribe to the SMFM Podcast Series on your mobile device today! If you would like to submit a topic for consideration, leave a comment, or are interested in being a guest on our podcast series, please contact Gabrelle Taylor at gtaylor@smfm.org.

Podcasts

  • SMFM Podcast: SMFM PSQC Cesarean Checklist

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    In July 2021, SMFM’s Patient Safety and Quality Committee published a new series of surgical safety checklists for cesarean delivery in AJOG. On this podcast, Dr. Nick Burns interviews Dr. Andy Combs, Chair of the Patient Safety and Quality Committee and an author of the checklists, to learn why they were was developed and how they can be used in the care of the mother and newborn. 

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  • SMFM Podcast: Amniotic Fluid Embolism: SMFM's New Patient Safety Checklist

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    In April 2021, SMFM’s Patient Safety and Quality Committee published a new checklist for the initial management of amniotic fluid embolism (AFE) in AJOG. On this podcast, Dr. Nick Burns interviews Dr. Andy Combs, Chair of the Patient Safety and Quality Committee and an author of the checklist, to learn why it was developed and how it can be used by MFMs and other obstetric clinicians in responding to AFE.

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  • SMFM Podcast: Cesarean Scar Pregnancy

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    Listen to Dr. Andrea Shields as she discusses Consult Series #49: Cesarean Scar Pregnancy (CSP) with lead authors Drs. Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman and Russell Miller.

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  • SMFM Podcast: Welcomes International Members (Mandarin interview)

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    In our first Mandarin-language podcast, Dr. Stacy Tsai (University of Hawaii) and Dr. Christina Han (韓世琦 醫生; UCLA) discuss the objectives of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine and what the Society offers to our international members.

    Not a member? Visit the SMFM website www.smfm.org/join to join or renew. Contact Tim Heinle (theinle@smfm.org) to learn more about SMFM member benefits.

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  • SMFM Podcast: COVID-19 Pandemic: Physician-hood, Pregnancies, and Parenting Mini-series

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    SMFM presents a special podcast mini-series on balancing personal and professional life as an MFM during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this 1st episode, join Drs. Sarah Cross, Veronica Pimental, Anna Euser, and Chris Han as they discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on their parenting styles and clinical practice. This podcast recording includes information on COVID-19 statistics that may now be outdated. Please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for more up to-date information:

    https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/

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  • SMFM Podcast: Services for Women at High Risk for Maternal Mortality (Part 1)

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    Speakers: Dr. Sean Blackwell (interviewer, Dr. Sarah Horvath)

    Recorded: April 2020

    Women at high risk for maternal mortality and morbidity have unique needs for reproductive health services, including contraception and abortion. However, barriers such as state legislation, access to trained providers, and challenges in assessing and communicating risk often make it difficult for these women to obtain needed services. Join Drs. Sean Blackwell and Sarah Horvath as they discuss the impetus for and key findings in the recently released publication “Reproductive Services for Women at High Risk for Maternal Mortality: a report of the workshop of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the Fellowship in Family Planning, and the Society of Family Planning”

    To learn more about SMFM’s expanded efforts in reproductive health, visit ReproForMFM.org.

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  • SMFM Podcast: Reproductive Services for Women at High Risk for Maternal Mortality (Part 2)

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    Speakers: Dr. Sean Blackwell (interviewer, Dr. Sarah Horvath)

    Recorded: April 2020

    Women at high risk for maternal mortality and morbidity have unique needs for reproductive health services, including contraception and abortion. However, barriers such as state legislation, access to trained providers, and challenges in assessing and communicating risk often make it difficult for these women to obtain needed services. Join Drs. Sean Blackwell and Sarah Horvath as they discuss the impetus for and key findings in the recently released publication “Reproductive Services for Women at High Risk for Maternal Mortality: a report of the workshop of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the Fellowship in Family Planning, and the Society of Family Planning”

    To learn more about SMFM’s expanded efforts in reproductive health, visit ReproForMFM.org.

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  • SMFM Podcast: COVID-19 in Pregnancy: What MFMs Need to Know

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    Speakers: Dr. Laura Riley, Dr. Brenna Hughes (interviewer, Dr. Suwan Mehra)

    Recorded: March 2020

    First reported in Wuhan, China in December 2019, coronavirus-associated disease (COVID-19) has quickly spread across the globe, prompting the World Health Organization to declare the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on March 11, 2020. Communication to obstetric care providers about this disease, how best to advise pregnant women during this uncertain time, and how to protect themselves while providing care is imperative. Join Drs. Laura Riley, Brenna Hughes, and Suwan Mehra as they discuss frequently asked questions from MFMs about COVID-19.

    Listener note: Since this episode was recorded, Weill Cornell University's visitor policy for women in labor has decreased from one visitor to zero visitors during this time. 

    For more information on COVID-19 in pregnancy, please visit SMFM.org/covid19 for updates and additional resources. 

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  • SMFM Podcast: Preparing for the 2020 Annual Meeting

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    Speakers: Dr. Alison Cahill and Gabbie Taylor 

    Recorded: January 2020

    Dr. Alison Cahill, 2020 Annual Meeting Programs Chair for SMFM, shares what she is most excited about experiencing at this year’s 40th Annual Meeting, advice for 1st time attendees, and tips for having your research abstract presented at future meetings.

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  • SMFM Podcast: 2019 - 2020 President's Message

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    Speakers: Dr. Brian Iriye and Gabbie Taylor  

    Recorded: January 2020

    2019 - 2020 SMFM President, Dr. Brian Iriye, reflects on his presidential term, discusses the history of SMFM, and shares his list of “Must-See” events & activities at the 40th Annual Meeting in Grapevine, TX. 




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