13 episodes

Welcome to the Narratives of North Broad Podcast! We believe in stories. We believe stories heal, inspire, build community, and can change the world.⁣⁣This podcast will celebrate the stories of those at Temple Health. We will ask our guests about their paths to medicine, what they are most passionate about in medicine today, the challenges and rewards of working at Temple, how they find balance in their lives, and what advice they have for students and trainees. There are so many people throughout our community who help make this an incredible place in North Philadelphia.⁣⁣ Hosts are Hank Davis, a medical student at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM) at Temple University in Philadelphia, and Michael Vitez, a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist who is now the Director of the Narrative Medicine program at LKSOM.⁣⁣ Instagram: @narrativesofnorthbroad

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    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

Welcome to the Narratives of North Broad Podcast! We believe in stories. We believe stories heal, inspire, build community, and can change the world.⁣⁣This podcast will celebrate the stories of those at Temple Health. We will ask our guests about their paths to medicine, what they are most passionate about in medicine today, the challenges and rewards of working at Temple, how they find balance in their lives, and what advice they have for students and trainees. There are so many people throughout our community who help make this an incredible place in North Philadelphia.⁣⁣ Hosts are Hank Davis, a medical student at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM) at Temple University in Philadelphia, and Michael Vitez, a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist who is now the Director of the Narrative Medicine program at LKSOM.⁣⁣ Instagram: @narrativesofnorthbroad

    #13: Dr. Jeffrey Farma - Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center

    #13: Dr. Jeffrey Farma - Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center

    Today’s guest is surgical oncologist Dr. Jeffrey Farma.He is truly “Temple Made”. A former Temple University Medical Student, he went to Temple for his general surgery residency, and now he’s at Temple Fox Chase Cancer Center where he is the Chief of the Division of General Surgery, Co-Director of the Melanoma and Skin Cancer Program, and the Program Director for the Complex General Surgical Oncology Fellowship.Last year he was admitted to the American College of Surgeons Academy of Master Su...

    • 43 min
    #12: Dr. Noah Levinson - General and Neuromuscular Neurology, Dealing with Patient Loss

    #12: Dr. Noah Levinson - General and Neuromuscular Neurology, Dealing with Patient Loss

    Today we are speaking with Dr. Noah Levinson, a neurologist at Temple University Hospital. Dr. Levinson is a born teacher, and shares with us today his path to medicine, his interest in the brain, his decision to pursue neurology, and what he loves about teaching students and residents. He recently was the attending on my neurology rotation, and we'll talk about some of the firsts I experienced alongside him. Having a patient die, delivering bad news, and getting close with a patie...

    • 42 min
    #11: Dr. Jessica H. Beard - Trauma Surgeon, Changing the Narrative on Gun Violence

    #11: Dr. Jessica H. Beard - Trauma Surgeon, Changing the Narrative on Gun Violence

    Today we are speaking with Dr. Jessica Beard.A trauma surgeon at Temple University Hospital and the Director of research at the Philadelphia Center for gun violence reporting. She just became a Stoneleigh Foundation fellow, giving her more opportunity to do research on gun violence prevention. Dr. Beard has a background in public health and has been devoted to trying to reduce the amount of gun violence in Philadelphia. She talks today about her path to medicine, her pa...

    • 41 min
    #10: Dr. Oneida Arosarena - Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Diversity and Inclusion

    #10: Dr. Oneida Arosarena - Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Diversity and Inclusion

    On this episode, medical student Hank Davis, and the Director of Narrative Medicine, Michael Vitez sit down with Dr. Oneida Arosarena. She is an otolaryngologist at Temple and Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion. We asked her all about what the last year has been like for her, both as a surgeon and physician working during the pandemic, and in her role as Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion at a time when the pandemic has shown so clearly the inequality in our city and...

    • 37 min
    #8: Coronavirus Update - Dr. Thomas Fekete

    #8: Coronavirus Update - Dr. Thomas Fekete

    This is our first repeat guest, Dr. Thomas Fekete. He is the Chair of the Department of Medicine at Temple, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, and a specialist in infectious diseases. We had Dr. Fekete on our podcast back in March at the outbreak of Covid-19, and asked him back on the show to get an update. We talk all things coronavirus -- what we’ve learned, what we still don’t know, and what it’s been like for him at Temple hospital dur...

    • 42 min
    #7: Dr. Daniel Eun - Chief of Robotic Surgery at Temple University Hospital

    #7: Dr. Daniel Eun - Chief of Robotic Surgery at Temple University Hospital

    Our guest today is Dr. Daniel Eun, the renowned robotic surgeon at LKSOM whose patients come from all over the country and the world. Dr. Eun will share with us his early life story, how his father was a missionary, and how he came to America and Philadelphia. He will tell the remarkable story of how he made lemons into lemonade — he didn’t match on match day, but determination, hard work and serendipity landed in him in the perfect place to pioneer robotic surgery in urology. Dr. ...

    • 48 min

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