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Health Care Rounds is a weekly podcast developed for health care leaders who are at the forefront of health care delivery and payment reform. Join Darwin Research Group founder and CEO John Marchica as he discusses the latest advancements in health care business news and policy developments, including interviews with dynamic leaders in health care. John is a veteran health care strategist and is leading ongoing research initiatives on health care delivery systems and value-based care. Health ...
 
EdTech Café is a podcast series produced by the educational technology team at Stanford Medicine. Our team sits at the intersection of art, science, and education, and in this space we’ll sit down with other media- and production-savvy professionals to discuss how they use their talents to support science and education across the globe.
 
BioFlash is a biweekly podcast, hosted by San Francisco Business Times biotech reporter Ron Leuty. From cancer immunotherapy to drug pricing, we explore the hot topics driving the life sciences ecosystem in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.
 
Teachers in White Coats is a podcast series produced by the Educational Technology team at Stanford Medicine, where we sit down with doctors, faculty, and other health professionals to hear their stories on the innovative ways they’ve used education to help improve health outcomes across the globe. The show is hosted by Erfan Mojaddam, Manager of Academic Tech and Innovation at Stanford Medicine.
 
Reach Your Height, gives limb reconstruction specialists as well as their patients access to thought leaders as they discuss best practices for patients undergoing limb lengthening and or reconstruction. Host Dr. Mitchell Bernstein, head of Pediatric Orthopedic Trauma at Montreal Childrens Hospital and co-director of the limb deformity unit at Shriner’s Hospital for Children in Montreal interviews highly regarded surgeons around the world. We’ll also hear from some of their patients. We hope ...
 
Dive into the growing role that data science plays in the latest biomedical innovations. I’m your host, Anika Gupta, a PhD student in Bioinformatics at Harvard and the Broad Institute. Join me for ~30 minutes each week as I go behind the scenes and check the pulse with domain experts and rising stars who are leading advances in data-driven human health. For a glossary of terms and resources my guests recommend, check out: bit.ly/datapulse-glossary Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/the- ...
 
MedEdTalks Ophthalmology is a continuing medical education podcast for physicians to allow them to learn while on the go and obtain CME credits. This show will focus in on ophthalmology topics, such as nAMD and Diabetic Retinopathy and includes interviews with Dr. Rishi Singh from the Cole Eye Institute, Dr. Andrew Moshfeghi from the USC Roski Eye Institute, Dr. Dilsher Dhoot from California Retina Consultants, Dr. Theodore Leng from Byers Eye Institute at Stanford, Dr. Nathan Steinle from C ...
 
Being healthy in this crazy, busy, modern world is not easy. The Whole Health Life Podcast is for anyone who wants to take control of their health and find real-world, simple, evidence-based solutions to improve their health from every aspect, adding years to their lives and saving thousands of dollars. Each episode, Shannon Harvey, talks to a world leading scientist about the most important aspects of our health. From dealing with work stress, the food we eat, to improving our relationships ...
 
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You’ve no doubt heard this famous quote from science fiction writer, William Gibson, “The future is already here – it's just not evenly distributed.” What better way to describe technology and medicine? The runway for technological innovation and adoption is just a little longer in our world. What other profession or industry can you think of that …
 
At the end of the 20th century, the liberal international order appeared unassailable after its triumph over the authoritarian challenges of Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia. Twenty years later, however, the assumptions underlying the system appear discredited as international relations devolve into confrontation and conflict. In The New Twenty Years…
 
Azan Virji discusses his path to Harvard Medical School, and challenges faced by international medical students [Show summary] Med student Azan Virji explores the unique challenges he faced as an international student applying to Harvard Medical School, as well as his mission to mentor students like himself through the organization he founded, F-1 …
 
What does an individual's digital presence reveal about imminent infectious disease outbreaks, obesity prevalence, and the spread of medical misinformation? How can Google Maps images reveal socioeconomic factors that contribute to disparities in health? When and how does community context matter? Elaine Nsoesie, Professor at Boston University Scho…
 
In my old age, I try to argue more quietly, though I still believe that sharp disagreement is a sign of political seriousness. What engaged citizens think and say matters; we should aim to get it right and to defeat those who get it wrong. I understand the very limited impact of what I write, but I continue to believe that the stakes are high. – Mi…
 
We live in a society where stress-related issues are the #1 driver of appointments to your primary care physician—somewhere in the range of 75-90% of all primary care visits! I’m a firm believer of focusing on the basics, and stress is one of those basics that, if we can just get it under control, a myriad of other things will fall into place. Dr. …
 
Vinay Prasad is a practicing hematologist-oncologist who doubles as a “meta-researcher,” studying the quality of medical evidence, health policy, and clinical trials. In this episode, Vinay discusses the differences in clinical treatment from the existing medical evidence, often leading to useless, or even harmful, outcomes for patients. With a foc…
 
The German philosopher Martin Heidegger’s influence over the last several decades of philosophy is undeniable, but his place in the canon has been called into question in recent years in the wake of the publication of his private journals kept throughout his life, including during his involvement with the Nazi Party. This has led to a renewal of an…
 
Paul Howe's book Teen Spirit: How Adolescence Transformed the Adult World (Cornell UP, 2020) offers a novel and provocative perspective on how we came to be living in an age of political immaturity and social turmoil. Award-winning author, Paul Howe, argues it's because a teenage mentality has slowly gripped the adult world. Howe contends that many…
 
Dan Pelino is an innovator, thought leader and author. He is a regular contributor to the discussion on healthcare, citizen-based services and Smarter Cities having appeared on CNN, Bloomberg, the BBC and other media outlets. He serves as a moderator and host to the current healthcare debate and is an adjunct professor lecturing on Leadership at We…
 
Black Americans are by far the most unified racial group in American electoral politics, with 80 to 90 percent identifying as Democrats—a surprising figure given that nearly a third now also identify as ideologically conservative, up from less than 10 percent in the 1970s. Why has ideological change failed to push more black Americans into the Repu…
 
Greedy elites are purposefully stoking racial division and laughing all the way to the bank. That is the bottom line of Ian Haney López’s Merge Left: Fusing Race and Class, Winning Elections, and Saving America (The New Press, 2019), an essential read for the upcoming election as the Left tries to rescue democracy from the modern Right’s campaign o…
 
Wondering how to write about the tumultuous events of 2020 in your application essays? [Show summary] Accepted Founder Linda Abraham offers a framework for discussing COVID-19, the events of 2020, and their impact on your life in your undergraduate or graduate program applications. Your application should include information about your experience o…
 
Molecular diagnostics are emerging as a precise way to detect diseases early on in prognosis. In today's episode, I chat with Harvard+MIT PhD Student Ava Soleimany on the role of data science in activity-based molecular diagnostics for early cancer detection and how the confluence of classification techniques with feature representation of cancer b…
 
In his new book, Memoir of a Roadie: Axl said I made a great Cup of Tea…Scott Weiland liked The Carpenters…and Ozzy Drinks Rosé (2020) Joel Miller recounts his time in the early 2000s as a road for Stone Temple Pilots, Guns N’ Roses, Poison, and The Cranberries. Using his journal entries from being on the road, Miller shares what it was like for a …
 
Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, or PACE, is not as prevalent as one may think due to certain restrictions the government has recently lifted. Up and coming WelbeHealth, led by Matt Patterson, has quickly grown to be able to provide care to thousands (and growing) of low income older adults. Matt shares how WelbeHealth came together …
 
In this “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) episode, Peter and Bob explore the quality of evidence for hot and cold therapy. In the discussion, they evaluate the safety, efficacy, and opportunity costs of various hot and cold therapy protocols, and Peter ultimately considers the addition of dry sauna to his longevity toolkit. Once again, Bob Kaplan, Peter’s he…
 
In the mid-1870s, the experimental therapy of lamb blood transfusion spread like an epidemic across Europe and the USA. Doctors tried it as a cure for tuberculosis, pellagra and anemia; proposed it as a means to reanimate seemingly dead soldiers on the battlefield. It was a contested therapy because it meant crossing boundaries and challenging tabo…
 
Eric Levin is CEO of Scripta Insights. Eric is a seasoned executive and serial entrepreneur who has created and managed products that have sold well in excess of $5 billion. He has been involved in more than 32 mergers and acquisitions and helped to grow several companies from startup through large-scale global success. After beginning his career a…
 
The implied answer to the titular question of All Bullshit and Lies? (Oxford University Press 2020) is no, it’s not. In this book, subtitled Insincerity, Irresponsibility, and the Judgment of Untruthfulness, Chris Heffer argues that to analyze untruthfulness, we need a framework which goes beyond these two kinds of speech acts, bullshitting and lyi…
 
In January 2020, the UK became the first country to leave the European Union after a troubled 47-year membership. What was at the core of the country’s semi-detachment to the EU? Was the UK’s eventual inevitable or was it a tragedy of errors and misunderstandings borne of divergent political cultures? What does the future hold for the relationship?…
 
Hannah Walker’s new book, Mobilized by Injustice: Criminal Justice Contact, Political Participation, and Race (Oxford UP, 2020), brings together the political science and criminal justice disciplines in exploring how individuals are mobilized to engage in political participation by their connection to the criminal justice system in the United State…
 
Welcome to the 386th episode of Admissions Straight Talk. Thanks for joining me. I am taking a week off for family time this week. As a result, I decided to air an encore of one of our most popular shows of 2020: How to Apply to the Best Med Schools for You. I chose it not only because of its popularity, but because it’s critical that medical stude…
 
Climate change has been noted as perhaps the greatest public health crisis of our times--Professor Francesca Dominici of Harvard University agrees. We discuss her data-driven efforts to demonstrate the negative health impacts from air pollutants, particularly for resource-poor communities, and how the current pandemic has further elucidated these d…
 
Living, as we do, in a time in which a U.S. president anoints himself “a very stable genius”, we are particularly appreciative of Eric Weiner, a former foreign correspondent for NPR who writes with humility and humor, as he brings us along with him on his travels to times and places that produced genius. Beginning with Athens in the Golden age, and…
 
Right now, a lot may feel out of your control. None of us asked for this BS, we just got handed this garbage and were left to deal with it ourselves. We all cause ourselves unnecessary stress over things we do have control over, by not seeing proper boundaries (or allowing others to ignore our boundaries) or going down the wrong path in life. But t…
 
Beth Lewis is a former professional dancer and a self-described “educator of movement” who has an unmatched ability to assimilate information and customize training plans from multiple training systems. In this episode, Beth takes us through how she identifies problematic movement patterns and postures to help individuals relieve pain, avoid injury…
 
“How did life begin? Most things in the universe aren't alive, and yet if you trace the evolutionary history of plants and animals back far enough, you will find that, at some point, neither were we. Scientists have wrestled with the problem through the ages, and yet they still don’t agree on what kind of answer they are even looking for. But in 20…
 
In this episode, we invite Jon Jamieson, the Director of Media & Design at Stanford Graduate School of Business, to the café where we discuss his band's new EP, his upbringing with punk music in Santa Cruz, the transition from music to video in college, and his journey from journalism to higher education. We also talk about how his team at Stanford…
 
Hear Dr. John Halamka share why the nature of his job is so bold, as a doctor who uses engineering principles in tech leadership. Dr. Halamka also talks about why he is incredibly optimistic about the future of virtual care, after experiencing a four-fold increase during the pandemic. He also shares how he approaches advanced innovation; where he t…
 
In The Past Can't Heal Us: The Dangers of Mandating Memory in the Name of Human Rights (Cambridge UP, 2020), Lea David critically investigates the relationship between human rights and memory, suggesting that, instead of understanding human rights in a normative fashion, human rights should be treated as an ideology. Conceptualizing human rights as…
 
John Sory is the President of Vohra Wound Physicians. Sory has been an integral part of Vohra since March 2018 and brings 25 years of extensive expertise in healthcare management. Today, he is responsible for managing Vohra’s core operations and key strategic initiatives. Formerly, he served as the Chief Executive, UHealth Regional Alliance for the…
 
Mama's Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What They Tell Us about Ourselves (W. W. Norton & Company) is a fascinating exploration of the rich emotional lives of animals, beginning with Mama, a chimpanzee matriarch who formed a deep bond with biologist Jan van Hooff. Her story and others like it—from dogs “adopting” the injuries of their companions, to r…
 
In this this interview, Carrie Tippen talks with Jessica Martell about her new book, Farm to Form: Modernist Literature and Ecologies of Food in the British Empire, published in 2020 by University of Nevada Press for their Cultural Ecologies of Food series. In Farm to Form, Martell contextualizes some familiar texts of British Literary Modernism, i…
 
Policing the Womb: Invisible Women and the Criminalization of Motherhood (Cambridge University Press, 2020) a brilliant but shocking account of the criminalization of all aspects of reproduction, pregnancy, abortion, birth, and motherhood in the United States. In her extensively researched monograph, Michele Goodwin recounts the horrific contempora…
 
What makes Dell Medical School unique? [Show summary] Joel Daboub, Director of Admissions and Records for Dell Medical School at UT Austin, explores the school’s unique curriculum and what applicants need to know about Dell Medical’s approach to admissions. Find out about Dell’s one-of-a-kind approach to medical education, and what adcom members ar…
 
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