Curbsiders Podcast: Things We Do For No Reason episodes

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There is a strong need to educate practicing clinicians about low value practices that should be avoided. These episodes of the popular Curbsiders podcasts feature clinicians discussing “Things We Do For No Reason” and the lack of evidence for benefit. For more information on the podcast, visit

Matthew Watto MD 

Stuart Brigham, MD

Justin Berk, MD, MPH, MBA 

Leonard Feldman, MD, FACP, SFHM

Anthony Breu, MD, FHM


Provide hospitalists with the ability to identify, stop, and raise awareness of low value practices.


This activity is designed for hospitalists. No prerequisites required.


After completing the episode and subsequent self-report evaluation, the participant will be able to:

  1. Define high value care and low value care.  
  2. Identify prevalent low value care (practices).
  3. Review the evidence that debunks common low value care (practices) and why they should be avoided. 

The Society of Hospital Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Please see the Overview section of each episode link.

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