As we continue to find ourselves connecting virtually more and more, the ACOP is excited to announce the official rollout of their new ACOP PedsCast! This podcast series created for members of the ACOP by members of the ACOP will cover a broad spectrum of topics that are pertinent to you, our members. With episodes geared towards all members, from medical students looking at how to look for audition rotations and future residency programs, to practicing physicians looking for quick ways to review for recertification or keep up with the latest in Osteopathic Pediatric Medicine, we hope PedsCast will become a new staple in your podcast rotation. Hosted and edited by Jason Jackson, DO, FACOP, the chairperson of the Communications and Advocacy Committee, each episode will bring in invited special guests from the community for live, in-depth and honest discussions. If you are interested in being a guest on PedsCast or have an topic you would like to see us cover, contact us at Pedscast@acopeds.org!!
Episode #1 – Welcome to ACOPedscast
Join host Jason Jackson, DO, FACOP as well as special guests Dr. Erin Thornley, DO, FACOP, the Fellow-in-Training Representative to the ACOP Board of Trustees, and Dr. Samantha DeMarsh, DO, the current Resident Representative to the ACOP Board of Trustees, as they introduce you to the new ACOP PedsCast podcast series. This episode will give you an idea of what to expect as well as how to contact us with ideas!
Episode #2 – ACOP 2020 Virtual Conference Preview w/ Dr. Jamee Goldstein
Host Jason Jackson is joined in this episode by Co-Chair of the CME Committee and Board member, Jamee Goldstein, DO, FACOP to talk about the upcoming 100% virtual ACOP Fall Virtual Conference. They discuss the decisions leading up to the creation of this first-ever endeavor for the ACOP, how the weekends will go for members, what you can expect, and how to register. Listen in to learn what excellent educational opportunities will be heading your way soon!
Episode #3 – Residency Round Table with Oklahoma State University
This is the first of many episodes for our medical student members as we discuss navigating interviews and ranking for residency programs in the time of COVID-19. In this episode, host Jason Jackson hands the mic over to Student Trustee Kali Sanford, OMS-IV, and Resident Trustee Dr. Samantha DeMarsh DO, PGY-2. They sit down with Dr. Laura Bode, DO, program director of the OMECO Teaching Health Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Dr. Shawna Seagraves Duncan, DO, program director of the Oklahoma State University Medical Center, and Dr. Baylee Arreola, DO, a member of the intern class at Oklahoma State University. Listen to them discuss tips and tricks of navigating interviews and the Match. If you’d like more information you can find the emails of all participants below as well as some excellent online resources!!
Dr. Baylee Arreola, DO, PGY-1: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Samantha DeMarsh, DO, PGY-2: email@example.com
Dr. Shawna Segraves Duncan, DO: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Laura Bode, DO: email@example.com
Dr. Jason Jackson, DO: Jason.Jackson@nationwidechildrens.org
Kali Sanford, OMS-IV: firstname.lastname@example.org
Episode #4 – SPECIAL EPISODE – Call to Action: ACOP Mentorship Collaborative
This is a very special episode for those of you who are looking for ways to get more involved in the ACOP. Host and editor Jason Jackson sits down once again with Resident Member to the Board of Trustees Dr. Samantha DeMarsh, DO, PGY-2 to discuss the quickly growing ACOP Mentorship Collaborative! Members at all stages of their training or practice are eligible to sign up to be a part of this initiative as both a mentee and a mentor. Listen to Dr. DeMarsh describe the uniqueness of this project and how it makes the ACOP an extremely unique organization to belong to! After listening to the episode be sure to click the link below to find out more and to sign up!
Original music composed and performed by James Cyrus of Tulsa, OK, and son of ACOP member and past President Scott Cyrus, DO.
ACOP Mentorship Collaborative:
Episode #5 – Diversity Round Table Series – Racial Inequality in Health Care (Part One)
In this first episode of our Diversity Round Table series, discussion facilitator Dr. Tyree Winters, DO, FACOP, takes over the mic as he welcomes his colleagues and friends, Dr. Jose Bustillo, DO, and Dr. Alexis Phillips-Walker, DO, in a round table discussion about racial inequalities in health care. This portion of the conversation tackles the important topics of the prevalence of Underrepresented Minorites in Medicine (UIM) in leadership roles as well as the importance of mentorship for members of this community.
Episode #6 – Caring for yourself and your patients during times of crisis
In this special podcast round table episode; host Jason Jackson, DO, sits down with ACOP President, Dr. Jacqueline Kaari, DO, and Board of Trustee members Dr. Tyree Winters, DO, Dr. Erin Thornley, DO, Dr. Samantha DeMarsh, DO, and Student Doctor Kali Sanford, OMS-IV, to discuss the recent events at the Nation’s Capital as well many of events that shaped our 2020 and early 2021. The panel discusses not only how they are processing these events through a personal lens but also how they are trying to help parents and patients to understand the events of the past year. A very thought provoking, open, and at time personal conversation, this episode is a must-listen to anyone who is still trying to explain the series of events over of the past several months either to themselves or their community.
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