13 episodes

What’s the best true story you’ve ever heard? Bedside Stories highlights some of the most captivating and emotionally compelling personal experiences that take place behind the scenes in health care. These short but unforgettable episodes bring listeners up close to a variety of inspiring successes, unexpected challenges and incredible moments with patients, medical staff and volunteers.

Narrator Corey Schubert has dedicated his career to storytelling. He’s a public relations senior specialist for Banner Health, one of the largest nonprofit health care systems in the country.

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    • Documentary

What’s the best true story you’ve ever heard? Bedside Stories highlights some of the most captivating and emotionally compelling personal experiences that take place behind the scenes in health care. These short but unforgettable episodes bring listeners up close to a variety of inspiring successes, unexpected challenges and incredible moments with patients, medical staff and volunteers.

Narrator Corey Schubert has dedicated his career to storytelling. He’s a public relations senior specialist for Banner Health, one of the largest nonprofit health care systems in the country.

    Episode 12: The Speed Bump

    Episode 12: The Speed Bump

    Thirteen-year-old Ben Zaccardi took a ride around the block on his dirt bike that ended with him hurling into a cinder block wall, demolishing his body. But his story has a happy ending, as thousands of people have cheered on the upbeat boy through every milestone of his unexpected recovery.

    • 15 min
    Episode 11: Universal Ouch

    Episode 11: Universal Ouch

    For 15 years, physician assistant Tara Burns has been quietly helping to change lives for hundreds of people in undeveloped areas around the world. She recently returned from her 30th humanitarian mission, offering free surgical care to families in need. We asked her to share some of her most memorable moments.

    NOTE: Tara attended PA school; narration mentions her having attended medical school, where physicians and surgeons are trained.

    • 16 min
    Bonus Episode: Hope on the Frontlines

    Bonus Episode: Hope on the Frontlines

    An interview with nurse Kaitlin Nicholas about her ongoing experience treating potential coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients at Banner Casa Grande Medical Center. She may be “beat up from the feet up” tired, but she and her dedicated colleagues remain fueled by positive energy and a passion for saving lives.

    • 12 min
    Episode 10: Living Backwards

    Episode 10: Living Backwards

    Ten-year-old Peyton Gonzalez is like any other kid her age, but she’s also literally one in a million -- a survivor of an extremely rare cancer that required a 10-hour surgery that was spellbinding in complexity and drama. The experience made Peyton wise beyond her years. (Happy birthday to her, by the way!)

    • 14 min
    Episode 9: One Good Deed

    Episode 9: One Good Deed

    As we wrap up our first season of inspiring and dramatic stories, we’re checking in on many of the memorable patients, medical staff and volunteers who shared their memorable experiences throughout the past year. Quite a bit has happened since we met them!

    • 7 min
    Episode 8: Moving the Curtain

    Episode 8: Moving the Curtain

    Hospital chaplains Timothy and Stephanie Burdick visit some of Banner Health’s most critical patients every Sunday. Sometimes, those patients don’t realize they’ve just held hands with two people who’ve learned to embrace life through a hardship of their own: Both Timothy and Stephanie have been blind since they were infants. 

    • 16 min

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