The On Call with Dr. Larson podcast featuring Neurosurgeon Jeffrey Larson, MD is a resourceful podcast taking you on a journey inside and outside the operating room from the mind of a surgeon. Real patients, real stories, and everything in between. If you love Grey's Anatomy this podcast is for you.
Episode 9: Managing The Elements
OR time is coveted, managing the elements is essential.
Episode 8: It’s a great day to save a life!
There is so much pressure with Neurosurgery. Never more than when a life is at stake! In this episode Dr. Larson is clearly touched by the life saving efforts of his call team. You won’t want to miss it!
Episode 7: Sleep Deprivation
Neurosurgery happens 24/7. This makes sleep a luxury when you are on-call. Dr. Larson drifts into the neuroscience of sleep. He explains how his Neurosurgery residency training, his endurance, and his lifestyle have him so well prepared to manage sleep deprivation on-call. “The mind that diagnoses you, and the hands that heal you.”
Episode 6: Built Not Born
A side of surgery that is not often shown is the emotional toll of trauma. The cases that get you thinking, and make you reflect on the value of life, time, and being present. Built Not Born reflects on just that.
Epsiode 5: COVID-19 Update
Hospitals are now called upon to act as the great filtration systems for the COVID-19 pandemic. Around the country hospitals are nearing 2x capacity. Our local hospital is in crisis care mode. All but absolute emergency surgeries are canceled. This on call week is very different than the rest.
Episode 4: Brain Anatomy Stroke By Stroke
Trauma. Trauma. Trauma. An on call week filled with patients whose life threatening injuries make every moment and precise action count. A neurosurgeon learns neuroanatomy stroke by stroke during their training, and once learned this knowledge is forever.