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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 healthcare) talks to our hosts Darlina Liu and Yinka Orafidiya about creating a space for design at a medical institution.

What’s that space? It’s an old bank vault in the basement of a hospital, converted into a design lab complete with 3D printers and prototypes, and used to host events like a recent challenge on “Designing for Disability.”

Learn more about JeffDESIGN here:
Read an in-depth interview with Dr. Bon Ku here:

Thanks to Darlina Liu for producing and editing this episode and making our podcast logo, and the band Trisomy Rescue for providing our intro music.

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