23 episodes

Presenting the people and stories behind medical education at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine and our community of learners.

The Spark UCSF School of Medicine

    • Science
    • 5.0 • 5 Ratings

Presenting the people and stories behind medical education at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine and our community of learners.

    Special Episode - Dr. Lee Jones

    Special Episode - Dr. Lee Jones

    In this episode, Mihir Joshi interviews Dr. Lee Jones, then-Associate Dean for Students at the UCSF School of Medicine. Dr. Jones will join Georgetown University’s School of Medicine as the Dean of Medical Education later this summer.  

    *Please excuse any background noises as our interviewers & interviewees are speaking remotely via video chat. 

    Music by Podington Bear. Licensed under CC BY-NC 3.0. 

    • 40 min
    A Tale of Two Reopenings (Part 2)

    A Tale of Two Reopenings (Part 2)

    (Recorded in Fall 2020) This episode is part 2 of 2 in our "Tale of Two Reopenings" miniseries. Dan Cummins first speaks with Drs. Alan Shindel, MD and Tami Rowen, MD, each faculty with UCSF. He then speaks with Hyun "Honey" Kim, a teacher at East Side Union High School in San Jose.

    Music: "Sneaker Chase" and "Operatives" by Podington Bear. Licensed under CC BY-NC 3.0.

    • 28 min
    A Tale of Two Reopenings (Part 1)

    A Tale of Two Reopenings (Part 1)

    This episode is part 1 of 2 in our "Tale of Two Reopenings" mini-series. Dan Cummins speaks with Xavier 'Abe' Cortez, a third-year medical student reflecting on his experiences returning to the clinical wards after being removed during the Covid-19 pandemic. Then, Mihir Joshi speaks with Fiona Miller, a second-year medical student and mother of three, speaking on the process of stopping and starting school both for herself and her children.

    Music by Podington Bear. Licensed under CC BY-NC 3.0.

    • 43 min
    Gender in Medicine

    Gender in Medicine

    For much of medicine’s history as a profession, it was a crime for women to be doctors. Today, more women than men are enrolled in medical school but have we reached equity? And how do other identities such as race intersect with gender?

    Music: Sneaker Chase by Podington Bear. Licensed under CC BY-NC 3.0.

    • 25 min
    Climate and Health: A Busy Two-Way Street

    Climate and Health: A Busy Two-Way Street

    Host Tessnim Ahmad (MS4) discusses the health and health system impacts of climate change with Dr. Katherine Gundling, Clinical Professor Emerita and former practice chief for the Allergy/Immunology faculty practice, Dr. Seema Gandhi, Associate Clinical Professor in the department of anesthesia and MS3s Colin Baylen and Nuzhat Islam, who helped found the Human Health and Climate Change student group.

    • 23 min
    The Spark, Episode 18 - Burnout (Part 2)

    The Spark, Episode 18 - Burnout (Part 2)

    Tessnim Ahmad (MS4) is joined by Nikhil Rajapuram (MS4) and Dr. Lee Jones, Associate Dean for Students, for a discussion of physician & trainee burnout. Music: Sneaker Chase by Podington Bear. Licensed under CC BY-NC 3.0.

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
5 Ratings

5 Ratings

Top Podcasts In Science