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,…