Episode 8: Mike returns to the pod as memories of a patient case turns into a discussion about cryonics - a movement to freeze at time of death, revive later - and the promises of immortality, anti-aging, transhumanism, and mercy freezing.
Episode 7 - Jenny talks about her work with Doctors Without Borders in Afghanistan and South Sudan, mixed in with stories about Alaska, opioids and what to do when your Wu-Tang Clan alarm goes off during a procedure.
Episode 5 - Keane talks about Rohingya refugees and his work at the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. You can donate to the UNHCR here, and check out some beautifully written nonfiction by Keane on how his current work relates to his family background in Granta Online.
Episode 3: Soowhan and Mike disagree about torture before moving to Mike’s stories about SERE training (survive, evade, resist and escape), hallucinations, and how to stuff a large soldier into a small wooden box.