11 episodes

Uncover the big ideas and breakthroughs in COVID-19, neurosurgery, vaccine research, imposter syndrome and more that shape our everyday lives. Take a journey with world-renowned scientists and researchers from Vanderbilt Health. The drive to discover, care, learn and share is in our DNA. It defines who we are, just as your DNA defines you. Let your inner nerd rejoice as you #ListenDNA.

Vanderbilt Health DNA: Discoveries in Actio‪n‬ Vanderbilt Health

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    • 4.9 • 91 Ratings

Uncover the big ideas and breakthroughs in COVID-19, neurosurgery, vaccine research, imposter syndrome and more that shape our everyday lives. Take a journey with world-renowned scientists and researchers from Vanderbilt Health. The drive to discover, care, learn and share is in our DNA. It defines who we are, just as your DNA defines you. Let your inner nerd rejoice as you #ListenDNA.

    Local Heroes: REDCap’s Innovation Nation

    Local Heroes: REDCap’s Innovation Nation

    The “big science” fueling health and medicine discoveries is often powered by REDCap, which has 1.4 million global users—and counting as COVID-19 studies pop up. Its creator explores how local heroes are mission critical to versatility and its popularity.

    • 22 min
    Everybody Thrive Now: Why Health Policy Matters

    Everybody Thrive Now: Why Health Policy Matters

    From treating babies with opioid withdrawal to setting prices for life-saving treatments and medications, health care policy decisions have a direct impact on our quality of life. 

    • 24 min
    Dr. Superman: Diversity and Inclusion

    Dr. Superman: Diversity and Inclusion

    2020 is a pivotal moment as society and institutions confront racism, bias and inclusion in health care and the U.S. A cardiologist, a pediatric trauma surgeon and a director of innovation explain why change is requisite for health, well-being and children.

    • 33 min
    The Genome Files: How #bigdata Tailors Treatment

    The Genome Files: How #bigdata Tailors Treatment

    Precision (personalized) medicine takes the guesswork out of treatment, and it all begins with a single data point. Studying one to understand all.

    • 24 min
    Ripple Effect: COVID-19 Upends Health & Society

    Ripple Effect: COVID-19 Upends Health & Society

    COVID-19, a newcomer to the human menagerie, is unleashing tectonic shifts and magnifying cracks in society and health care. Vanderbilt Health physicians guiding us through this era pinpoint what needs to change and how far this pandemic will reverberate. 

    • 31 min
    Shadow Influence: Imposter Syndrome

    Shadow Influence: Imposter Syndrome

    Inhibitions from imposter syndrome, while not a disorder, can amplify the fear of phoniness and spoil achievements. Delve into possible roots of imposter syndrome, the neurology of anxiety, and how your origin story may be a germ.

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
91 Ratings

91 Ratings

EM73791 ,

Beautifully Done + Very Interesting!

I absolutely love this podcast. It’s clear, concise, and very interesting. It’s beautiful and professionally done. Absolutely worth a listen. The episode on bias is great.

sarahbethp ,

Worth your time!

Highly recommend this podcast! Vanderbuilt is such a great resource!

EBW2018 ,

“Everyone has a story”

Love that we get to hear from the experts at Vandy and all the amazing work they are doing to transform our healthcare system - especially in such a defining time like today.

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