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Dr. Vishal Kumar on the BackTable VI Podcast

Dr. Vishal Kumar

Interventional Radiologist

Dr. Vishal Kumar is an interventional radiologist with UCSF in California.

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Podcasts Featuring Dr. Vishal Kumar

Episode #381

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In this episode, interventional radiologists Dr. Aaron Fritts, Dr. Vishal Kumar, and Dr. Chris Beck discuss types of sedation for IR procedures.

Episode #250

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In this episode, Dr. Vishal Kumar interviews Dr. Mark Wilson, vice chair and professor of radiology and biomedical imaging at UCSF, and chief of diagnostic and interventional radiology at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center about the evolution of trauma care in interventional radiology, translational research, and the impact of mentorship and student outreach.

Episode #247

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In this episode, Dr. Vishal Kumar interviews trauma surgeon Dr. Andre Campbell about his career path and policy interests, including gun safety, nationwide access to trauma care, and diversity and inclusion within surgical subspecialties.

Episode #health-equity-06

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In this episode, our guest host Dr. Vishal Kumar interviews medical anthropologist and social scientist Dr. Kelly Knight of UCSF. They discuss the meaning of structural competency, methods for incorporating this concept into medical education, and how it can be applied to alleviate physician burnout.

Episode #health-equity-05

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In this episode of our Health Equity Series, guest host Dr. Vishal Kumar interviews emergency medicine resident Dr. Jamal Jefferson about the presence of law enforcement in emergency rooms and challenges with patient privacy and trust in the healthcare system.

Episode #health-equity-04

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As part of our Health Equity Series Dr. Vishal Kumar talks with Shane Snowdon about current challenges in healthcare for LGTBQ+ patients, how we can improve communication, reduce fear and misunderstanding, and be a true patient advocate, starting with our own education.

Episode #health-equity-03

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Dr. Vishal Kumar talks with special guest Dante D. King about some of the historical origins of health inequities, and persistent biases we see in our healthcare settings today. *Trigger Warning: Sexual assault is mentioned from 9:29-17:30.

Episode #health-equity-02

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Dr. Vishal Kumar invites Tawny Newsome and Elaine Martin to the show to discuss how we talk about race, and the language of oppression.

Episode #health-equity-01

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In this episode Dr. Kumar and Dr. Bennett discuss various levels of racism found in healthcare, and share allegories of racism as outlined by Dr. Camara P. Jones, including the gardeners tale.

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Podcasts

Anesthesia vs. Moderate Sedation: A Spectrum of Care with Dr. Vishal Kumar on the BackTable VI Podcast)
The Evolution of Trauma Care in Interventional Radiology with Dr. Mark Wilson on the BackTable VI Podcast)
Teaming Up On Trauma, Gun Violence & Addressing Trauma Care Deserts with Dr. Andre Campbell on the BackTable VI Podcast)
Finding Your Place Within Structural Competency with Kelly Knight, PhD on the BackTable VI Podcast)
Police Presence in Medical Spaces with Dr. Jamal Jefferson on the BackTable VI Podcast)
Iliofemoral Stenting: Decision-Making & Best Practices Explored with Dr. Kush Desai and Dr. Steven Abramowitz on the BackTable VI Podcast)

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