Illness & Recovery

We hear from those who’ve been at the sharp edge of sickness and recovery. Their stories help us get better at navigating these unique challenges.

Mary-Brandt
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  • Nov 15, 2018
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Mary Brandt On Guns, Doctors, & Public Health

Mary Brandt

Dr. Mary Brandt is a Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics, and Medical Ethics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas and is in full-time clinical practice as a Pediatric Surgeon at Texas Children...

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Emily-Silverman
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  • Oct 03, 2018
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Emily Silverman On Medical Storytelling & “The Nocturnists”

Emily Silverman

Emily Silverman is a Hospitalist and the creator of “The Nocturnists” podcast and live show. If you love stories from the dark corners of medicine, and the light and lively corners as well...

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  • Jul 30, 2018
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The Well-Being Trust & Tackling Mental Illness

Maureen Bisognano

Maureen Bisognano is a nurse who has held many roles over her extraordinary career in healthcare, most recently as President of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. She now serves as Chair of the...

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  • Jun 08, 2018
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The Opioid Epidemic

Sam Quinones

Sam Quinones is an investigative journalist who wrote an extraordinary book about the opioid epidemic in America called “Dreamland.” He joins us to talk about the tremendous challenges he found in...

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  • May 22, 2018
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On Physician Suicide

Pamela Wible

Pamela Wible is a Family Practice physician who has taken on the cause of physician suicide. We discuss the acuity of the problem and the disconnect between public understanding and the reality of the...

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  • Mar 06, 2018
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On Medical Malpractice

David Troxel

Dr. David Troxel is the Medical Director for The Doctor’s Company, which is the largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer in the United States. He joins us to help demystify one of the mos...

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  • Nov 29, 2017
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On Gun Violence

Jack Ende & ACP

Jack Ende is the President of the American College of Physicians, the largest medical specialty organization in the United States, and he joins us to discuss gun violence. We cover approaching gun vio...

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  • Nov 21, 2017
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Changing How We Learn

The Curbsiders

The Curbsiders Podcast, made up of Matt Watto, Stuart Brigham, and Paul Williams, is changing the way we learn about medicine and education. The 3 docs behind the microphones join us to discuss how th...

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  • Jul 18, 2017
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“An American Sickness” & Healthcare Reform

Elisabeth Rosenthal

Elisabeth Rosenthal is the author of a provocative and powerful book on healthcare delivery in the United States called “An American Sickness.” She joins us during a nationwide debate over health...

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