Writing in medicine: a conversation with Samuel Shem [PODCAST]




YouTube video

Subscribe to The Podcast by KevinMD. Watch on YouTube. Catch up on old episodes!

In this episode, we welcome Samuel Shem, a renowned novelist, playwright, and activist. As a Rhodes Scholar and a professor of medical humanities at NYU School of Medicine, Samuel brings a unique perspective to his work.

Today, we’ll be discussing Samuel’s latest novel, Our Hospital, the fourth and likely final installment of The Healing Quartet, which spans fifty years of American medicine. Beginning with The House of God, followed by Mount Misery and Man’s 4th Best Hospital, Samuel’s quartet offers a poignant exploration of the human experience within the health care system.

Join us as we delve into Samuel’s insights on storytelling, medicine, and the evolving landscape of health care in America.

Samuel Shem is a novelist, playwright, activist, Rhodes Scholar, professor in medical humanities at NYU School of Medicine, and a visiting artist at the American Academy in Rome. Shem’s new novel, Our Hospital, is the fourth and probable last novel of The Healing Quartet, spanning fifty years of American medicine. It started with The House of God, then Mount Misery, next Man’s 4th Best Hospital, and now Our Hospital.

Our presenting sponsor is Nuance, a Microsoft company.

Do you spend more time on administrative tasks like clinical documentation than you do with patients? You’re not alone. Clinicians report spending up to two hours on administrative tasks for each hour of care provided. Nuance, a Microsoft company, is committed to helping clinicians restore the balance with Dragon Ambient eXperience – or DAX for short. DAX is an AI-powered, voice-enabled solution that helps physicians cut documentation time in half. DAX Copilot combines proven conversational and ambient AI with the most advanced generative AI in a mobile application that integrates directly with your existing workflows. DAX Copilot can be easily enabled within the workflow of the Dragon Medical application to bring the power of ambient technology to more clinicians faster while leveraging the proven and powerful capabilities used by over 550,000 physicians.

Explore DAX Copilot today. Visit https://nuance.com/daxinaction to see a 12-minute DAX Copilot demo. Discover clinical documentation that writes itself and reclaim your work-life balance.

VISIT SPONSOR → https://nuance.com/daxinaction

SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCAST → https://www.kevinmd.com/podcast

RECOMMENDED BY KEVINMD → https://www.kevinmd.com/recommended

GET CME FOR THIS EPISODE → https://earnc.me/DAALMA

Powered by CMEfy.






Source link

About The Author

Scroll to Top