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Episode 6: Calling the Shots

This week we talk to Dr. Paul Offit, co-creator of the rotavirus vaccine. His training in pediatrics and infectious diseases, as well as his childhood experience in a polio ward, led him to become a champion for children. In addition to his prolific writing (he’s

Episode 5: All’s Well that Ends Well

  This week we talk to Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider, who is a physician, philanthropist, activist, and filmmaker based in the Bay Area. She is the founder of the End Well foundation, a non-profit focusing in issues of end-of-life care and palliative care. Listen as we

Episode 4: Doctors who create…podcasts

How do you create a medical podcast? In this meta episode of Doctors Who Create, we speak with the team at CORE IM about how their podcast came to be. Dr. Shreya Trivedi, Dr. Marty Fried, Dr. Steve Liu, and Dr. John Hwang speak candidly

Pursuing Virtue: The Physician’s Calling in Ancient India

The medicine of ancient India, also called the Ayurveda, combined mystical experience with scientific inquiry to construct a commentary on life and tradition. The term Ayurveda itself combines the Sanskrit words Ayur, or life, and veda, or science and knowledge. However, the “life science” of

Episode 3: Creativity in the curriculum

“What Are You Doing Creatively These Days?” That is the very question that Dr. Niamh Kelly, associate professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of British Columbia, asks in her article published in the journal Academic Medicine. In this episode,

Episode 2: Learning to save lives, online

What if you could use an online game to teach residents how to properly deal with medical emergencies, by simulating the real life-or-death decisions they must make in a fast-paced environment? Darlina Liu talks to Dr. Lisa Shieh, professor of medicine at Stanford and creator

‘The Nocturnists’ Podcast!

As a burned out resident, hoping to reconnect with my own humanity and remind myself of the deep meaning present in my job, (and provide a platform for others to do the same), I started The Nocturnists, a live storytelling event for doctors and other

In Shock

In Shock by Rana Awdish 265 pages, St. Martin’s Press, 2017 I read Dr. Rana Awdish’s book, In Shock, from cover to cover on a six-hour flight from Philadelphia to San Francisco. I started it expecting to read for just an hour or two and

In Shock in Her Own ICU

Rana Awdish, MD, FCCP is an intensive care physician and director of the pulmonary hypertension program at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, and is the author of the book In Shock, a memoir based on her own experience with critical illness that landed her in

Intimate

Intimate Watercolor and ink on paper Reference: Netter’s Atlas of Human Anatomy, 6th ed. How does one visually depict the topic of anatomical donation and cadaver dissection, memorializing the donors’ ultimate gift to medical education while preserving the sanctity of their bodies? “Intimate” is one

Episode 1: A space of our own

  How do you design a space for medical students and trainees to work on creative projects? Dr. Bon Ku, emergency medicine physician and director of JeffDESIGN (a program that teaches medical students at Jefferson in Philadelphia to apply design thinking to solve problems in

Episode 0: Why do we need creativity in medicine?

Why do we need creativity in medicine? Hosts and current third-year medical students Katie Magoon, Chu Onyebeke and Vidya Viswanathan introduce the point of this podcast, and discuss why they believe creativity in medicine is important. Thanks to Benjamin Silva for producing and editing this

Applications open for Aseemkala initiative

The Aseemkala Initiative uses traditional dance to perform stories of women in medicine. Using choreography, interviews, and research, we use our diverse styles to tell our diverse experiences as patients and providers. We are looking for choreographers and researchers to join the team! Consider applying here: https://aseemkala.org/opportunities/ Applications

Psychiatry and the Self

To make art is to examine the self. To practice psychiatry is to examine the other, in relation to the self.  Both are phenomenological. They are inextricably linked, and bidirectional. As a psychiatrist, I heal and comfort patients who suffer from immense physical and psychological