Explore The Space

Examining the interface between healthcare and society, with thought leaders from across the spectrum.




Aimee Gardner On USMLE Step 1 & Choosing Residents

Aimee Gardner has a PhD in Organizational Psychology and is Assistant Dean of Evaluation & Research at Baylor College of Medicine. She joins us for a provocative discussion of how residency programs select medical students.



Ingrid Nembhard On Organizational Culture & Learning

Ingrid Nembhard is an Associate Professor of Health Care Management at the University of Pennsylvania and she is the definition of a pluripotent researcher, teacher & mentor. She studies and coaches around how we can improve team-based culture  & organ...



Mark Hertling On Developing Leaders

Mark Hertling dedicated 37 years of service to the United States Army, serving in two wars before retiring as a Lieutenant General. He then stepped into developing physician leaders and has found tremendous success in this crossover.



Peter Hotez On The Anti-Vaccine Movement

Peter Hotez is a Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine and Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine. He is the world's authority on vaccine science not simply because of scientific background,



Laurie Garrett On Gender Equity &“The Trouble With Girls”

Laurie Garrett is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who wrote an extraordinary article in The British Medical Journal on gender equity in healthcare called "The Trouble With Girls." She joins us to discuss the deep inequities she describes,



Visar Berisha On Pro Football & Brain Injury

It's Super Bowl week, so it's time to discuss Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in NFL players. Visar Berisha is an Associate Professor of Engineering at Arizona State University, focusing on speech and hearing science.



Kristine Wikelius On United States Of Care

Kristine Wikelius is a Senior Policy Director with United States of Care and she joins us to discuss the vision of the organization, how illness and sickness can provide common ground for progress, and why Medicaid at the state level is a good place to...



Grace Farris On Cartooning, Medicine, & Education

Grace Farris is a Hospitalist, Chief of Division of Hospital Medicine at Mount Sinai West, and an accomplished cartoonist with works featured in Annals of Internal Medicine & Buzzfeed. She joins us to discuss the role cartooning plays in her career,


 2019-01-15  37m

Robert Pearl On Fears & Frustrations of American Physicians

Robert Pearl is a physician leader in the United States of the highest order. He is widely published and frequently featured on multiple TV networks. He joins us in our first episode of 2019 to lay out the great challenges facing physicians and patient...


 2019-01-08  1h0m

Gurpreet Dhaliwal, The Sherlock Holmes of Medicine

In our final episode of 2018, we have a proper A-list MD, Dr. Gurpreet Dhaliwal, joining us. He is a master diagnostician who never fails to dazzle an audience with his process for evaluating and solving the most challenging cases.


 2018-12-17  41m