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GMEcast: The Official Podcast of UPMC GME

Jul 28, 2021

Podcast Title:  A Framework for Medical Error Disclosure

Brief Summary: Medical error disclosure is challenging and many healthcare providers do not receive dedicated training for this difficult task.  This podcast provides GME faculty and trainees with a practical framework, “ERROR”,  to follow when disclosing...

May 19, 2021

Brief Summary: The "Open Notes" requirement in the CURES act has direct impact on documentation in the electronic Health Record (EHR). Hear from our IT specialist Dr. Kristian Feterik, a hospitalist and implementer of EHR documentation tips and tricks, how to maximize your impact in providing optimal patient care in the...

Apr 1, 2021

Podcast Title: Healthcare Disparities II: Medical Education

Brief Summary: Please join Dr. Tracey Conti as interviewed by Dr. Julie McCausland as Dr. Conti speaks to the challenges in improving diversity and inclusion (D&I) at the individual program level in graduate medical education at UPMC. System and program level...

Apr 1, 2021

Podcast Title: Healthcare Disparities I: Community Engagement

Brief Summary: Please join Ms. Susan Baida from the UPMC Center for Engagement and Inclusion as she speaks with Dr. Julie McCausland about UPMC's efforts to address the impact of the 2019 Pittsburgh disparities report. Current UPMC initiatives to counter...

Mar 11, 2021

Podcast Title: Removing Insult from Injury: Disclosing Medical Errors


Brief Summary: Medical error disclosure can be stressful and frightening for physicians.  This podcast describes the frequency of medical errors and provides guidance on how to talk about this sensitive topic with patients and families.