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#6 Calling the Shots
This week we talk to Dr. Paul Offit, co-creator of the rotavirus vaccine. His training in pediatrics and infectious diseases, as well as his childhood experience in a polio ward, led him to become a champion for the children. In addition to his prolific writing (he's the author of 9 books), he's produced a documentary called Hilleman: A Perilous Quest to Save the World's Children. In this episode, he shares about his experiences as a clinician, researcher, and advocate in his work...
#5 All's Well that Ends Well
This week we talk to Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider, who is a physician, philanthropist, activist, and filmmaker based in the Bay Area. She is the founder of the End Well foundation, a non-profit focusing in issues of end-of-life care and palliative care. Listen as we grapple with these complex issues and talk about their implications for education, filmmaking, and modern medicine. We conclude with a discussion about the End Well Symposium, happening in December (more info at...