Browse By

Monthly Archives: August 2016

Meet the DWC Team

We are excited to announce that since our launch in April 2015, we have expanded the Doctors Who Create staff. We are a team of dedicated volunteers: attendings, residents, medical students, post-bac pre-meds, and undergraduates, all passionate about the DWC mission. Read our team page to learn

Submit to Intima

The Intima publishes articles from a variety of perspectives exploring Narrative Medicine and its applications in healthcare and healing.  Narrative Medicine is interdisciplinary, and we encourage entries that engage any of the following: medicine in literature and/or poetry biomedical ethics history of medicine and/or science

The Nocturnists: Storytelling by Physicians

The Nocturnists started as a scrappy, open-mic storytelling event for physicians, and has now blossomed into a full-fledged bicoastal movement. To learn more about us, check out our website and/or read about us in the SF Chronicle. Attached are flyers for our upcoming events in SF and

When I Die, Let Me Live Podcast

Medical decision-making near the end of life has been complicated in recent years by advents in the biomedical sciences, which have enabled clinicians to provide advanced life sustaining treatment for patients. What evidence shows, however, is that patients with serious illness are seldom discussing their

Atul and Ezra

Ezra Klein, writer and founder of Vox Media, interviews “surgeon, writer, researcher, dilettante” Atul Gawande for his podcast The Ezra Klein Show on Panoply Media. (Ezra can’t contain his utter excitement at doing this interview, which he says he has wanted to do “for a

Pendulum, a psychiatry residents’ magazine

Pendulum, a new psychiatry residents’ magazine founded by psychiatrists at the University of Pennsylvania, is accepting submissions from the public. See the announcement below for more information. Psychiatry is rapidly changing, at Penn and everywhere. Psychiatry has always been changing. Pendulum will give voice to the

Why Doctors Write: A Documentary

Why Doctors Write: Finding Humanity in Medicine is an upcoming documentary film about the intersection of medicine and literature, created by Emmy award-winning producer/director Ken Browne. Among many themes, the film documents the tradition and motivation of physician-writers, how art is joining science to become a part of modern