Radio Rounds

Health
12:00 am
Mon October 3, 2011

Radio Rounds: The Ways We Live and Die

This episode features Dr. David Casarett, a palliative care physician at the University of Pennsylvania and author of Last Acts: Discovering Possibility and Opportunity at the End of Life. Dr. Casarett discusses caring for patients facing their final days of life -- and the choices he has seen them make for their "last acts."

Health
12:00 am
Mon September 26, 2011

Radio Rounds: The AMA & Student Voices

This episode highlights medical students’ impact on the policy and advocacy efforts of the American Medical Association.  Featured on the program are: 1.) current AMA President, Dr. Peter Carmel, a pediatric neurosurgeon from New Jersey, 2.) AMA Medical Student Section Chair TR Eckler - a 4th year student at the University of Rochester School of Medicine, and 3.) AMA Government Relations Advocacy Fellow Abby Daniel - taking a break between her first and second years at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine.

Health
12:00 am
Mon September 19, 2011

Radio Rounds: The Unfinished Agenda

This episode explores the effect of widespread vaccination programs on global economics and health.  In addition, we highlight the critical UN Summit on Non-Communicable Diseases held in New York City on 9/19/2011.

Health
12:00 am
Mon September 12, 2011

Radio Rounds: 9/11 — The Medical Response

This episode — the Season 6 premiere — aired on Sunday September 11, the 10 year anniversary of the 9/11/01 terrorist attacks on the United States. This special episode examined the medical response at Ground Zero, the site of New York City’s World Trade Center. 

Featured Guests: Dr. Steven Sampson, who was on his ER medical school rotation in Manhattan on 9/11, and Dr. Jacqueline Moline, who is a leading expert on the physical and mental health of the World Trade Center responders in the decade since September 11, 2001.

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