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Meet medical students and residents, clinicians and educators, health care thought leaders and researchers in this podcast from the journal Academic Medicine. Episodes chronicle the stories of these individuals as they experience the science and the art of medicine. Guests delve deeper into the issues shaping medical schools and teaching hospitals today. Subscribe to this podcast and listen as the conversation continues.

The journal Academic Medicine serves as an international forum to advance knowledge about the principles, policy, and practice of research, education, and patient care in academic settings.

Please note that the opinions expressed in this podcast are the guests’ alone, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the AAMC or its members.

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Meet medical students and residents, clinicians and educators, health care thought leaders and researchers in this podcast from the journal Academic Medicine. Episodes chronicle the stories of these individuals as they experience the science and the art of medicine. Guests delve deeper into the issues shaping medical schools and teaching hospitals today. Subscribe to this podcast and listen as the conversation continues.

The journal Academic Medicine serves as an international forum to advance knowledge about the principles, policy, and practice of research, education, and patient care in academic settings.

Please note that the opinions expressed in this podcast are the guests’ alone, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the AAMC or its members.

    Home Sweet Home

    Home Sweet Home

    “Homes do not fall apart by themselves. They fall apart because of incidental neglect stemming from the amalgamation of burdens and stressors that prevent the owners from maintaining their homes.”
    Benjamin Rees, a third-year student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, reflects on health inequities and his experience working in affordable housing and construction.
    This essay was published in the Teaching and Learning Moments column in the April 2021 issue of Academic Medicine. Read the essay at academicmedicine.org.

    • 4 min
    The Arts and Humanities in Medicine

    The Arts and Humanities in Medicine

    Hosts Toni Gallo and editor-in-chief Dr. Laura Roberts and guest Dr. Arno Kumagai, the journal's new assistant editor for medicine and the arts, discuss the role of the arts and humanities in medicine and medical education, Dr. Kumagai's vision for his new role, and the special features in the journal that incorporate the arts and humanities.
    Read the special features discussed in this episode in every issue of the journal at academicmedicine.org. 
    Call for Cover Art
    Call for Letters to the Editor From Trainees: Trainees as Agents of Change in Academic Medicine and the Health Professions
    A transcript of this episode is available at academicmedicineblog.org. 

    • 33 min
    Sin-Eaters

    Sin-Eaters

    "I was his sin-eater. In this moment of vulnerability, I was attempting to take his ills away, alleviate his pain, and internalize his grief. I had hope for his healing, but I knew his fate."
    Gillian Naro, first-year resident of internal medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, draws comparison between a medieval Welsh tradition and modern-day physician burnout.
    This essay was published in the Teaching and Learning Moments column in the March 2021 issue of Academic Medicine. Read the essay at academicmedicine.org.

    • 4 min
    Teaching Climate Change and Its Effects on Human Health

    Teaching Climate Change and Its Effects on Human Health

    In honor of Earth Day, host Toni Gallo and guests Drs. Kari Nadeau and Ari Bernstein discuss climate change and its effects on human health. Drs. Nadeau and Bernstein describe their efforts and the work of others to teach the science and health effects of climate change to medical students and residents, and they argue for the importance of this work for caring for patients. 
    Read the articles discussed in this episode at academicmedicine.org: 
    Addressing Climate Change and Its Effects on Human Health: A Call to Action for Medical Schools 
    Climate Change and the Practice of Medicine: Essentials for Resident Education
    A transcript of this episode is available at academicmedicineblog.org. 

    • 40 min
    The Art of Running and Medicine

    The Art of Running and Medicine

    “Running, we agreed, was like an invisible bridge between the mind and the body. Just as doctoring connects the pathophysiological and human elements of illness, running marries the physical and mental components of health.”
    Fourth-year medical student, Nicholas Lenze, examines the connection between running and practicing medicine as he continues his journey of becoming a doctor.
    This essay was published in the Teaching and Learning Moments column in the April 2021 issue of Academic Medicine. Read the essay at academicmedicine.org.

    • 4 min
    Lessons in Communication

    Lessons in Communication

    "Sure, she wanted the catheter out, but the most dramatic thing I removed that day was fear and confusion. Suddenly, she had become part of her own care."
    Jonathan Steinmetz, senior resident of internal medicine at UConn Health, recalls an interaction where communication was key to empowering a patient's sense of purpose in managing her own health care and quality of life.
    This essay was published in the Teaching and Learning Moments column in the March 2021 issue of Academic Medicine. Read the essay at academicmedicine.org.

    • 5 min

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