DrossmanCare Podcasts

The Rome Foundation/DrossmanCare Podcast

Gut Feelings: A Podcast Series

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

Johannah’s Story

Dr. Jim Kantidakis interviewed Johannah January 2, 2019, after her article “From Pretending to Truly Being OK: A journey from illness to health with post-infection IBS: The patient’s perspective” appeared in Gastroenterology. They cover Johannah’s journey and tell you about her happy ending.


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.”

Physician & Patient Relationship: A Key Component of Diagnosing GI Disorders

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

Key Strategies When Speaking to Patients with IBS

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.

Effective Communication Skills to Optimize the Patient-Provider Relationship

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

Biopsychosocial Model

Dr. Jim Kantidakis interviewed Dr. Drossman December 3, 2018, for his Talking Gut podcast. They talk about Dr. Drossman’s early beginnings, the establishment of The Rome Foundation and the Rome Criteria, his passion for improving doctor/patient relationship through effective communication, and the biopsychosocial model of medicine.

How Neuromodulators Can Treat Disorders of Gut-Brain Interaction

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 discuss the role of neuromodulators in Disorders of Gut-Brain Interaction (formerly, functional GI disorders).

Bowel Disorders – IBS

IBS and DGBI for ReachMD

Host Dr. Jay Goldstein discusses the latest in IBS & Functional GI Disorders (FGIDs, now called DGBI or Disorders of Gut-Brain Interaction) with guest expert Dr. Douglas Drossman of the Drossman Center for the Education and Practice of Integrated Care. Dr. Drossman is Professor Emeritus in the departments of Gastroenterology and Psychiatry at the Center for Functional GI and Motility, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

IBS and DGBI on Sirius XM

In August 2014, Dr. Drossman was interviewed by Dr. Ira Breite on “Doctor Radio”, Sirum XM on irritable bowel syndrome and functional GI disorders. The interview covered various aspects of diagnosis and management of IBS and was followed by a question and answer period.

General Knowledge

Disorders of Gut-Brain Interaction

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

The Rome Criteria and What’s Next

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.