Ep 4: Discussing “Osler in Jail” and “The Nazi Patient”

Ep 4: Discussing “Osler in Jail” and “The Nazi Patient”

http://media.blubrry.com/theshortcoat/p/media.blubrry.com/notgodsormachines/p/podcast.uiowa.edu/com/osa/NGOM-04.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis week’s episode focuses on discussion of two short pieces from JAMA and the Annals of Internal Medicine respectively. In “Osler in Jail” Dr. Joseph Bell explores humanism as it applies to incarcerated patients and in “The Nazi Patient” Dr. Bernard Sussman comes to terms with a new patient and their very different world views. The discussion goes deep and treads on some very tender ground. This is a good on, folks. Read “Osler in Jail” here. Read “The Nazi Patient” here. This week’s…

Ep 3: Raymond Carver’s “A Small, Good Thing”

Ep 3: Raymond Carver’s “A Small, Good Thing”

http://media.blubrry.com/theshortcoat/p/media.blubrry.com/notgodsormachines/p/podcast.uiowa.edu/com/osa/NGOM-03-a-small-good-thing.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis week, Jason sits down with John Pienta, Kaci McCleary, Dylan Todd and Marc Toral to discuss Raymond Carver’s classic short story “A Small, Good Thing.” The conversation is wide ranging and focuses as much on the medicine involved in the story as it does the story itself. If you haven’t read the story, it’s highly recommended, but it isn’t necessary to have read it to enjoy the episode. Here’s a link where you can read the story online: http://christchurchlr.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/A-Small-Good-Thing.pdf

Episode 2: A Conversation with Dr. Bud Shaw

Episode 2: A Conversation with Dr. Bud Shaw

http://media.blubrry.com/theshortcoat/p/media.blubrry.com/notgodsormachines/p/podcast.uiowa.edu/com/osa/NGOM-2-Bud-Shaw.MP3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadDr. Bud Shaw spent much of his career as a pioneer in the field of liver transplantation. From his early days working with Dr. Tom Starzl, to starting his own clinic in Omaha, Nebraska, and now as a writer of the terrific memoir, “Last Night in the OR: A Transplant Surgeon’s Odyssey,” Dr. Shaw as accomplished so much it was hard to get our arms around it in one podcast. But we tried. “Last Night in the OR” is a candid, intense, emotional, and…

Episode 1: Humanities in Med School/Is Soylent the Beginning of the End?

Episode 1: Humanities in Med School/Is Soylent the Beginning of the End?

http://media.blubrry.com/theshortcoat/p/podcast.uiowa.edu/com/osa/NGOM-ep1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThe University of Iowa’s Carver College of Medicine is somewhat unique in that it has a Writing and Humanities Program that’s directed by a writer with no background in medicine. The Program’s goal is to work with students and integrate the humanities into the fabric of the college. Our first episode talks with students at the Carver College of Medicine to try and answer the question, why is this important. Or maybe more importantly, what do they get out of it. In part two,…