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,…