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The Rome Foundation/DrossmanCare Podcast

Join the Rome Foundation and DrossmanCare as we feature episodes on topics related to Disorders of Gut Brain Interactions (DGBI), how to diagnose and treat these disorders, how to communicate effectively with your doctor and your patients, helpful tips for patient advocacy and much more.

Communication and Patient-Provider Relationship

Dr. Purna Kashyap joins Dr. Jordyn H. Feingold and Dr. Douglas A. Drossman in the discussion of their article in Neurogastroenterology and Motility “Deconstructing stigma as a barrier to treating DGBI: Lessons for clinicians.”

ReachMD hosts Dr. Peter Buch, Dr. Douglas Drossman and Johannah Ruddy in a discussion of the importance of the patient-provider relationship.

Effective communication is essential to improving the patient-provider relationship. What is the best approach a physician can take when speaking to patients with IBS? Dr. Peter Buch and Dr. Douglas Drossman discuss valuable communication strategies for ReachMD.

Dr. Douglas Drossman discusses patient centered care and the importance of effective communication between a provider and patient with Dr. Jim Kantidakis on Talking Gut.

Diagnosis and Treatment

Dr. Jim Kantidakis speaks with Dr. Douglas Drossman on the importance of the biopsychosocial approach when helping patients with DGBIs on his Talking Gut podcast.

Dr. William Chey highlights the 3 phases of a low FODMAP diet in the treatment of IBS, the importance of moving a patient from the elimination phase to the reintroduction phase, and the future of diet-based strategies in IBS.

What does an integrative approach combining Diet therapy, Behavioural therapy and Medical therapy look like for IBS? IBS is likely not a single disease. So, what is it? Dr. William Chey explains to IBS Chat.

Developed to treat psychiatric disorders, emerging evidence suggests that neuromodulators play a vital role in treating functional GI disorders. Dr. Peter Buch and Dr. Douglas Drossman will be discuss the role of neuromodulators in Disorders of Gut-Brain Interaction (formerly, functional GI disorders).

Bowel Disorders

Dr. William Chey discusses risk factors for constipation and how to manage constipation. Listen as he recommends for an integrated, holistic approach to managing constipation, why patients need to overcome any embarrassment they have about constipation and be their own advocate for treatment.

Health Professional Radio interview Dr. William Chey about chronic idiopathic constipation and the findings from a survey called “Current Insights About Constipation” that was conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of Shire (now Takeda).

Pelvic Floor Disorders

Dr. Laurie Keefer discusses the psychological issues that patients with Chronic Pelvic Pain deal with on The Pelvic Messenger.

Dr. Laurie Keefer discusses the role that GI disorders can have in CPP with The Pelvic Messenger.

General Knowledge

Johannah Ruddy, MeD and Douglas Drossman, MD discuss DGBI with Dr. Adam Rinde on the One Thing podcast.

Drs. Jan Tack and Magnus Simren rebut Dr. Micheal Camilleria’s commentary on the Rome IV Criteria for the American Neurogastroenterology Motility Society.

Douglas A. Drossman, MD, discusses his path into medicine, the history and influence of brain-gut interactions and what gastroenterologists can expect for Rome V criteria with GutTalk by Helio.

Dr. Jay Goldstein discusses the latest in IBS & Functional GI Disorders (FGIDs) with guest expert Dr. Douglas Drossman.


Dr. Laurie Keefer joins Good News to Go to discuss how psychogastroenterology can make a difference to people suffering from Ulcerative Colitis.

Health Professionals Radio discusses the emotional impacts of living with chronic digestive diseases or Disorders of Gut-Brain Interaction with Dr. Laurie Keefer and an ulcerative colitis patient, Allyson.

Marla Dubinsky, MD interview Laurie Keefer, PhD on managing behavioral health when dealing with IBD for HMP CME.

Dr. Jim Kantidakis discusses Brain-Gut Psychogastroenterology with Dr. Laurie Keefer on his Talking Gut Podcast.

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