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Academic Medicine Podcast

Aug 24, 2020

"Failure is an intense experience for health care professionals. Even in most cases when the patient experiences no lasting harm, the professional who failed will suffer. There is no getting used to this pain. We cannot prepare for it, and often we feel alone in working through it."

Dr. Jennifer Klasen reflects on using...

Aug 17, 2020

In 2017, for the first time, more than half of medical school matriculants in the U.S. were women. And in 2019, nearly half of new faculty hires across academic medicine were women. At the same time, some specialties have a much higher or lower proportion of women faculty and residents.

Hosts Toni Gallo and associate...

Aug 10, 2020

"I would never have learned that this SP was as nervous as me had I not taken his pulse. ... As imaging technology and electronic records pull us away from the bedside, perhaps the unique privilege of performing something as intimate as the physical exam will help us keep the patient at the center of our care."