Isaac Agboola, MD, MS
Yale New Haven Medical Center
Palliative Care in the Emergency Department
May 15, 2020
In this episode, Drs. Isaac Agboola and Karen Jubanyik discuss Palliative Care in the Emergency Department. They cover a wide range of subjects including: How to deliver “Bad News”, navigating surrogate decision makers, and the “Surprise Question”.
Cultural Competency and Cognitive Bias
January 15, 2020
In this episode Dr. Agboola, and Dr. Heron discuss the role of cultural competency and cognitive bias play in the ED. They unpack important terminology as well as discuss specific patient populations that are at risk; They also discuss studies that have demonstrated the need for cultural competency in physicians.
Burnout: The Elephant in the Room
November 1, 2019
In this episode, Doctors Agboola, Chung, Kurtz, and Doty discuss the topic of “The Elephant in the Room: ‘Burnout’”. They spend time discussing: Defining the term of burnout, How to recognize symptoms of burnout in others, Getting past the platitudes of “yoga & exercise”, Moral injury, The Unspoken Curriculum, and Models of Wellness.
Apply Smarter, Not Harder
August 15, 2019
In this episode Dr. Agboola and Dr. Jarou venture into the oftentimes convoluted task of applying to Emergency Medicine residency. They discuss common pitfalls and misconceptions, giving evidence-based advice on how to increase success in applying whether it be to a community or educational setting. This episode is primarily geared towards medical students applying as well as advisors for these individuals.
Diversifying the Face of Emergency Medicine
June 15, 2019
In this episode Dr. Agboola and Dr. Diaz discuss the complex topic that is diversity and the role it plays in medicine and specifically EM.
Transgender Care in the ED
March 15, 2019
In this episode, Dr. Isaac Agboola speaks with the authors of the EMRA Transgender Care Guide to provide residents with helpful advice on the approach to the care of transgender patients in the ED.
Flashback Friday: First Day of Residency -- Now What?
Originally published: December 15, 2018
Dr. Isaac Agboola along with a group interns from across the country approach how to navigate the challenging parts of residency outside of just the basic science.