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Episode 7: The Opioid Race

What does race have to do with the way we treat opioid addiction in the U.S.? What can we do to understand this issue and address it creatively? Listen as we tackle these complex issues this week and talk about the value of incorporating different

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

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

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

Healthcare Design Bootcamp, June 7-8

Apply here for a 2-day program at Jefferson University that will provide you with an immersive experience in how to apply design thinking in a health care context. You will learn and be exposed to design skills that are relevant in the education of health care

Netter’s Symposium

Chen Zhou is a current third year medical student at Sidney Kimmel Medical College. Chen has been painting since the age of four. He struggled with reconciling his love for the arts with his decision to pursue medicine as a career. He always felt like

AMWA “Artist in Residence” Award

The Artist in Residence Award was started in 2015 by Studio AMWA to promote women members in the arts. The role of the artist in residence is to create an artistic project that is pertinent to AMWA and women in medicine. This art will then

White Coat Project – Studio AMWA

White coats have been symbols of the honor, dignity, and responsibility in the field of medicine. The white coats are conferred upon first year medical students as an induction to their own journeys towards becoming compassionate healers. The coats evolve with the training, from short,

Hippocrates Prize for Poetry and Medicine

Now in its 8th year, the Hippocrates Prize has attracted over 8000 entries from over 60 countries. All awards are for a single unpublished poem in English of up to 50 lines of verse on a medical theme. The 2017 Hippocrates Awards are being organized in

Medstro Innovation Challenges

Medstro, the social network for physicians, is running three online challenges that offer the opportunity to win up to $57,000 in prizes and to present your product in front of live audiences of up to 3000 people. Partners Connected Health is still accepting submissions to the

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

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

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Doctors Who Create (DWC) is a vibrant community of people who are at the intersection of medicine and creativity. We are doctors, engineers, entrepreneurs, writers, painters, musicians, and more. It takes many voices to influence progress in medicine and move towards a culture that rewards

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