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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.

    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
    Stopping to Sit

    Stopping to Sit

    “As a resident who at times lived in a place of physical and mental exhaustion, I often failed to appreciate these differences and the lessons I was being offered.”
    Assistant Professor, Dr. Catherine Callister, tells the tale of how some of the most profound lessons camouflage their way into her years of training as a resident.
    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
    On Lessons Learned in The Gambia

    On Lessons Learned in The Gambia

    “I study, because when I return to that hospital without doctors, deep in the West African bush, I want to be better. I teach, because I am but one, and it is the many which make the most difference.”
    Having to face the death of his patients, resident medical officer, Dr. Aidan Tan, reflects on his lessons learned regarding a doctor's responsibility.
    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
    Digital Addictions

    Digital Addictions

    “It made me wonder what else we could have done. But I wish I had heard the news in person, with my team there to help me process what happened.”
    Digital applications can deliver timely, functional, and convenient solutions to complex matters, but what happens when digital applications become an obsession? Fourth-year medical student, Arifeen S. Rahman, reflects on the pivotal moment which leads to the decision to curb her digital obsession.
    This essay was published in the Teaching and Learning Moments column in the February 2021 issue of Academic Medicine. Read the essay at academicmedicine.org.

    • 5 min
    Supporting American Indian Students in Pursuing Careers in Medicine and Science: Celebrating Research and Cultural Identity

    Supporting American Indian Students in Pursuing Careers in Medicine and Science: Celebrating Research and Cultural Identity

    Hosts Toni Gallo and assistant editor for trainee engagement Lala Forrest (@Lala_Forrest) and guests Drs. Maija Holsti and Sam Hawkins discuss the Native American Research Internship program (@NARI_UofU) at the University of Utah, which is open to Native college students across the United States who are interested in pursuing biomedical careers. They describe the components of the NARI program, including its integration with the local Native elders and tribal nations, and share advice for other institutions looking to support the Native students in their communities.
    Read the article discussed in this episode, “Lessons From the First Decade of the Native American Summer Research Internship at the University of Utah,” at academicmedicine.org. 

    • 53 min

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