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Stories about creativity in medicine.

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Stories about creativity in medicine.

Read more stories of creativity in medicine at our website, www.doctorswhocreate.com

    #49 Reimagining x DWC

    #49 Reimagining x DWC

    In this episode, learn more about the Reimagining Medicine Festival, a traveling, virtual festival exploring the intersection of arts with justice in medicine. The theme of this year's festival, hosted by Weill Cornell and sponsored by the American Medical Women's Association Dance and Theater Task Force, is "Metamorphosis." We hear from members of the planning committee, Kate Cox, Andrea Samson, Jasmine Thomas, and Sophia Salingaros about the process of creating this community space and how they have bridged their personal experiences with dance, art, and medicine! 

    Check out https://www.reimaginingmedicinefestival.org/ for information about how to participate!

    This episode was hosted and edited by Darlina Liu. Check out https://www.doctorswhocreate.com/about for the full podcast team. Music for this episode is credited to the band, Nightfloat. As always, please tweet us (@doctorscreate) with any questions, comments, or feedback!

    We will be back with our regularly, monthly podcasts in Spring 2023!

    • 20 min
    #48 “Speaking in Thumbs” with Dr. Mimi Winsberg

    #48 “Speaking in Thumbs” with Dr. Mimi Winsberg

    In this episode, Elaine Ma interviews Dr. Mimi Winsberg, a Harvard and Stanford trained psychiatrist. While serving as the resident psychiatrist at Facebook, she co-founded the behavioral health startup, Brightside Health. Most recently, Dr. Winsberg released her first book, titled “Speaking in Thumbs” a psychiatrist decodes your relationship texts so you don’t have to. During their conversation, they explore the intersections of tech, psychiatry, and interpersonal relationships.

    This episode was hosted by Elaine Ma and edited by Darlina Liu. Check out https://www.doctorswhocreate.com/about for the full podcast team. Music for this episode is credited to the band, Nightfloat. As always, please tweet us (@doctorscreate) with any questions, comments, or feedback!

    • 28 min
    #47 Creating the right FIT: Health Equity 2

    #47 Creating the right FIT: Health Equity 2

    Dr. Evan Ashkin is the director and founder of the North Carolina Formerly Incarcerated Transition (NC FIT) program, which helps connect chronically ill formerly incarcerated individuals to primary care medical services. He currently serves as a professor of family medicine at the UNC School of Medicine, teaching in the underserved track of the residency program, and sees patients at Piedmont Health Services, which serves vulnerable populations.

    You can reach Dr. Ashkin with questions or comments at ashkin@med.unc.edu. If you’re interested in hearing more about the program, please visit their website at ncfitprogram.org.

    To hear more about the Transitions Clinic Network upon which the NC FIT program was based, please visit their website at https://transitionsclinic.org/.

    If you’re interested in an overview of post-release healthcare and re-entry programming, you can read more about it in an article co-authored by Dr. Ashkin, called “Prison And Jail Reentry And Health”: https://www.healthaffairs.org/do/10.1377/hpb20210928.343531/.

    References of interest:

    •    The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander (https://newjimcrow.com/)

    •    13th by Ava Duvernay (a documentary viewable on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/80091741)



    This episode was hosted and produced by Margaret Wang. Check out https://www.doctorswhocreate.com/about for the full podcast team. Music for this episode is credited to the band, Nightfloat. As always, please tweet us (@doctorscreate) with any questions, comments, or feedback!

    • 27 min
    #46 Creating Solutions: Health Equity

    #46 Creating Solutions: Health Equity

    Dr. Yuan He is currently an attending primary care doctor with the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Karabots Pediatric Care Center, a pediatric clinic serving patients in West Philadelphia. Dr. He is also a postdoctoral research fellow in the National Clinician Scholars Program at the University of Pennsylvania and an affiliate trainee at the CHOP PolicyLab, where she examines racial disparities in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems and tries to understand how different systems can work together to advance health equity and support marginalized youth.

    She can be contacted via Twitter @yuanheMD, or for more detailed inquiries, emailed at hey@chop.edu.
    This episode was hosted and produced by Margaret Wang. Check out https://www.doctorswhocreate.com/about for the full podcast team. Music for this episode is credited to the band, Nightfloat. As always, please tweet us (@doctorscreate) with any questions, comments, or feedback!

    • 29 min
    #45 Creating New Opportunities Abroad

    #45 Creating New Opportunities Abroad

    In this episode, learn more about how one general surgeon created balance in his life and moved his family and work to New Zealand! Dr. Charles Black is a prolific writer and photographer. In his most recent Doximity Op-Med he writes about how "Good Enough is Good Enough, in the OR and in Life." You can read more about Dr. Black's creative pursuits on his personal blog and on Doximity. 

    If you are interested in contributing to the Doctors Who Create podcast or joining the team, send us an email at dwcfilesubmission@gmail.com. This episode was hosted by Darlina Liu and edited by Mekala Neelakantan. Check out https://www.doctorswhocreate.com/about for the full podcast team. Music for this episode is credited to the band, Nightfloat. As always, please tweet us (@doctorscreate) with any questions, comments, or feedback!

    • 26 min
    #44 The Vaccine Song

    #44 The Vaccine Song

    Listen to Dr. Jaclyn Perreault’s original "Vaccine" song parody, sung to the tune of Dolly Parton's "Jolene" in this episode of Doctors Who Create. As an IM resident, Dr. Perreault has managed to inject creativity into her work inside and outside the hospital. Aside from songwriting and singing, she explores her talents through Indonesian gamelan music and artistic endeavors. 
    If you are interested in contributing to the Doctors Who Create podcast or joining the team, send us an email at dwcfilesubmission@gmail.com.
    This episode was hosted and edited by Darlina Liu. Check out https://www.doctorswhocreate.com/about for the full podcast team. Music for this episode is credited to the band, Nightfloat. As always, please tweet us (@doctorscreate) with any questions, comments, or feedback!

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

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Changing the culture of medicine

Podcasts by staff of Doctors Who Create aims to challenge the status quo. As a trainee physician in search for creative venues to practice more meaningful and healthy medicine, I find the materials here so inspiring and cultivating!

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