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.

Kimberly-Manning
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  • Dec 29, 2020
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Kimberly Manning On Heading Into A New Year

Kimberly Manning

“I’m walking into it with my eyes open, my dukes up. I’m looking around the corner, but I’m still walking forward into it” Dr. Kimberly Manning is a Professor of Medicine...

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Jasmine-Marcelin
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  • Dec 24, 2020
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Jasmine Marcelin On The Covid-19 Vaccine

Jasmine Marcelin

“Healthcare & medicine have to be able to say & acknowledge “there are really bad things that have happened under our watch, but this is not one of them'” Dr, Jasmine Marceli...

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Ashley-Bartholomew
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  • Nov 23, 2020
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Ashley Bartholomew On Battling Disinformation

Ashley Bartholomew

“Sometimes the point of sharing is to get people to understand how human we are & what things are really like for us” Ashley Bartholomew is an ICU nurse in El Paso, Texas. She spent th...

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Anne-Peled
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  • Oct 18, 2020
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Anne Peled On Breast Cancer Awareness & Action

Anne Peled

“It’s so hard to not want to have every single step planned” Dr. Anne Peled is a breast cancer & plastic surgeon in the Bay Area and is also a breast cancer survivor. She joins u...

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Harry-Paul
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  • Oct 14, 2020
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Harry Paul On Disabilty & Ableism

Harry Paul

“We need to become aware of the spectrum of disabilities that’s all around us so that the people who are disabled themselves don’t have to do as much teaching” Harry Paul is an...

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Angie-Rasmussen
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  • Sep 03, 2020
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Angela Rasmussen On Complexity, Failure, & Communicating Effectively

Angie Rasmussen

“One of the things that’s been lost is that complexity & the nuance that’s necessary to understand” Dr. Angela Rasmussen is a virologist at Columbia Mailman School of Publi...

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Adam-Hill
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  • Aug 03, 2020
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Adam Hill On Removing Stigma

Adam Hill

“That one person you thought was an “addict,” well, that’s me” Dr. Adam Hill is a Pediatric Oncologist & Palliative Care specialist. He is also the author of the stun...

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Bob-Wachter
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  • Jul 01, 2020
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Bob Wachter On Covid19 Communication Dynamics

Bob Wachter

“Even when we have these new channels to communicate effectively, do we know how to do that?” Dr. Bob Wachter is Chairman of the Department of Medicine at UCSF & an outstanding comment...

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Sarafina-Nance
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  • Apr 27, 2020
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Sarafina Nance On Sharing Personal Journeys

Sarafina Nance

“Personal journeys are compelling & people respond to them because they see themselves” Sarafina Nance is a graduate student in Astrophysics at UC-Berkeley who is incredibly skilled at...

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