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Join our hosts as they explore various genres in medical literature either for intellectual sustenance or for joy and entertainment. The ReachMD Book Club Series will introduce authors and topics to enliven and transform your reading experience. This series features a diverse array of medically-centered genres such as biographies and autobiographies, historicals, and contemporary fiction/non-fiction.

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Join our hosts as they explore various genres in medical literature either for intellectual sustenance or for joy and entertainment. The ReachMD Book Club Series will introduce authors and topics to enliven and transform your reading experience. This series features a diverse array of medically-centered genres such as biographies and autobiographies, historicals, and contemporary fiction/non-fiction.
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🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-11-09 17:51
last episode published
2019-11-08 00:00
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Number of Episodes
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Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
8.11.2019

Birth Rights & Wrongs: How Medicine & Technology Are Remaking Reproduction & the Law

Host: Maurice Pickard, MD Guest: Dov Fox Reproductive negligence occurs in three major areas: deprived pregnancy or parenthood, imposed pregnancy, and confounded efforts. Joining Dr. Maurice Pickard to explain each of those areas—and why there’s...
22.08.2019

Bottles of Lies: The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom

Host: Maurice Pickard, MD Guest: Katherine Eban Joining Dr. Maurice Pickard is award-winning journalist and author of Bottles of Lies: The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom Katherine Eban, who investigates the health concerns that are beginn...
24.07.2019

Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change

Host: Codyanne Murtaugh Guest: Mary Beth Pfeiffer With cases being reported in every state and across 80 countries, Lyme disease has become one of the fastest growing vector-borne illnesses in the world. But have you ever wondered how this globa...
3.07.2019

Bits from “Bullets and Brains”: When Mass Hysteria Strikes

Host: Andrew Wilner, MD, Author of "The Locum Life: A Physician's Guide to Locum Tenens" Hysteria is nothing new, but looking at how the spread of misinformation affects this disorder is a new concept. Providing an update to a blog he wrote back i...
3.07.2019

Shedding Light on Spaceflight-Associated Neuro-Ocular Syndrome

Since 2012, at least 27 astronauts have been diagnosed with spaceflight-associated neuro-ocular syndrome, but where does this health threat land now? Joining Dr. Andrew Wilner to discuss this out-of-this-world health threat is Captain Tyson Brunsteller...
3.07.2019

The Locum Life: A Physician’s Guide to Locum Tenens

Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Andrew Wilner, MD, Author of "The Locum Life: A Physician's Guide to Locum Tenens" To get a detailed picture of physicians’ personal experiences with locum tenens work, Dr. Matt Birnholz speaks with a very special ...
11.04.2019

Bits from “Bullets and Brains”: The (Disregarded) Value of Vaccines

Host: Andrew Wilner, MD, Author of "The Locum Life: A Physician's Guide to Locum Tenens" As physicians, we know that vaccines help protect people from preventable diseases, but somehow this message is getting lost among our patients. With more par...
11.04.2019

Bits from “Bullets and Brains”: Houston, We Have a (Health) Problem

Host: Andrew Wilner, MD, Author of "The Locum Life: A Physician's Guide to Locum Tenens" As a follow-up to the Microgravity: A New Risk Factor for Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension essay he wrote back in 2012, Dr. Andrew Wilner investigates whe...
11.04.2019

Bits from “Bullets and Brains”: The Challenge of Healing After a Headshot

Host: Andrew Wilner, MD, Author of "The Locum Life: A Physician's Guide to Locum Tenens" Even with quick thinking and timely action, the chances of a neurosurgeon being able to do more than taking out the bullet, administering antibiotics, and sto...
11.04.2019

Bits from “Bullets and Brains”: Houston, We Have a (Health) Problem

Host: Andrew Wilner, MD, Author of "The Locum Life: A Physician's Guide to Locum Tenens" As a follow-up to the Microgravity: A New Risk Factor for Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension essay he wrote back in 2012, Dr. Andrew Wilner investigates whe...
11.04.2019

Bits from “Bullets and Brains”: The (Disregarded) Value of Vaccines

Host: Andrew Wilner, MD, Author of "The Locum Life: A Physician's Guide to Locum Tenens" As physicians, we know that vaccines help protect people from preventable diseases, but somehow this message is getting lost among our patients. With more par...
11.04.2019

Bits from “Bullets and Brains”: The Challenge of Healing After a Headshot

Host: Andrew Wilner, MD, Author of "The Locum Life: A Physician's Guide to Locum Tenens" Even with quick thinking and timely action, the chances of a neurosurgeon being able to do more than taking out the bullet, administering antibiotics, and sto...
1.03.2019

Bits from "Bullets and Brains": Taking the Sting out of Scorpion Venom

Host: Andrew Wilner, MD, Author of "The Locum Life: A Physician's Guide to Locum Tenens" Up until 2011, there was no FDA-approved antivenom for scorpion stings—until a very concerned pediatrician created one that came with seemingly miraculous res...
1.03.2019

Bits from "Bullets and Brains": Taking the Sting out of Scorpion Venom

Host: Andrew Wilner, MD Up until 2011, there was no FDA-approved antivenom for scorpion stings—until a very concerned pediatrician created one that came with seemingly miraculous results. Dr. Andrew Wilner breaks down this overlooked health threat an...
8.01.2019

Dr. Google is a Liar

Host: Maurice Pickard, MD Guest: Haider Warraich, MD Dr. Haider Warraich, author of The New York Times article “Dr. Google is a Liar,” speaks with Dr. Maurice Pickard on the growing pandemic of fake medical news and its startling repercussions for ...
8.01.2019

Slow Medicine: The Way to Healing

Host: John J. Russell, MD Guest: Victoria Sweet, MD After her father was admitted to the hospital with a wrong diagnosis and consequently received the wrong treatment, Dr. Victoria Sweet found that no doctor would speak with her face to face. This ...
8.01.2019

Dr. Google is a Liar

Host: Maurice Pickard, MD Guest: Haider Warraich, MD Dr. Haider Warraich, author of The New York Times article “Dr. Google is a Liar,” speaks with Dr. Maurice Pickard on the growing pandemic of fake medical news and its startling repercussions for ...
8.01.2019

Slow Medicine: The Way to Healing

Host: John J. Russell, MD Guest: Victoria Sweet, MD After her father was admitted to the hospital with a wrong diagnosis and consequently received the wrong treatment, Dr. Victoria Sweet found that no doctor would speak with her face to face. This ...
12.12.2018

Debut a New You: Transforming Your Life at Any Age

Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP Compelled to share her personal experience, Dr. Mimi Secor, author of Debut a New You: Transforming Your Life at Any Age, speaks with Dr. Matt Birnholz about her journey from busy and st...
12.12.2018

Debut a New You: Transforming Your Life at Any Age

Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP Compelled to share her personal experience, Dr. Mimi Secor, author of Debut a New You: Transforming Your Life at Any Age, speaks with Dr. Matt Birnholz about her journey from busy and st...
16.11.2018

The Performance of Medicine

Host: Maurice Pickard, MD Guest: Bob Baker, MD Dr. Maurice Pickard connects with Dr. Bob Baker, author of The Performance of Medicine: Techniques from the Stage to Optimize the Patient’s Experience and Restore the Joy of Practicing Medicine, who sh...
16.11.2018

The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women

Host: John J. Russell, MD Guest: Kate Moore During World War I, hundreds of young women—some as young as eleven—flocked to the clock factories, thrilled at the chance to land wartime work as radium-dial painters. Blended with historical and scienti...
16.11.2018

The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women

Host: John J. Russell, MD Guest: Kate Moore During World War I, hundreds of young women—some as young as eleven—flocked to the clock factories, thrilled at the chance to land wartime work as radium-dial painters. Blended with historical and scienti...
16.11.2018

The Performance of Medicine

Host: Maurice Pickard, MD Guest: Bob Baker, MD Dr. Maurice Pickard connects with Dr. Bob Baker, author of The Performance of Medicine: Techniques from the Stage to Optimize the Patient’s Experience and Restore the Joy of Practicing Medicine, who sh...
30.09.2018

A Pill for Every Ill: A Physician's Transition to Integrative Medicine

Host: Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP In the early years of Dr. Robin Miller's career, she found herself writing more prescriptions and spending less time counseling the patients sitting in her exam room. It was then that she realized that something ha...
30.09.2018

A Pill for Every Ill: A Physician's Transition to Integrative Medicine

Host: Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP In the early years of Dr. Robin Miller's career, she found herself writing more prescriptions and spending less time counseling the patients sitting in her exam room. It was then that she realized that something ha...
21.08.2018

The Bad Food Bible: How and Why to Eat Sinfully

Host: John J. Russell, MD Guest: Aaron Carroll, MD Over the years, the world of food has taken drastic swings, such as the demonization of butter in the '70s and today’s obsession with gluten-free foods to cut out carbs. Dr. Aaron Carroll, author o...
21.08.2018

Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic

Host: John J. Russell, MD Guest: Sam Quinones Weaving together two classic tales of capitalism and the unintended collision laying waste to communities across the country, Sam Quinones, author of Dreamland, introduces an unforgettable cast of chara...
21.08.2018

The Bad Food Bible: How and Why to Eat Sinfully

Host: John J. Russell, MD Guest: Aaron Carroll, MD Over the years, the world of food has taken drastic swings, such as the demonization of butter in the '70s and today’s obsession with gluten-free foods to cut out carbs. Dr. Aaron Carroll, author o...
21.08.2018

Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic

Host: John J. Russell, MD Guest: Sam Quinones Weaving together two classic tales of capitalism and the unintended collision laying waste to communities across the country, Sam Quinones, author of Dreamland, introduces an unforgettable cast of chara...
27.07.2018

Beauty in the Broken Places: Memoir of Love, Faith, and Resilience

Host: Maurice Pickard, MD Guest: Allison Pataki Five months pregnant, on a flight headed for Hawaii, Allison Pataki's life took a sudden turn when she witnessed her husband, Dave Levy, lose consciousness. After an emergency landing and evaluation, ...
27.07.2018

Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company That Addicted America

Host: Maurice Pickard, MD Guest: Beth Macy Beth Macy’s Dopesick is a heartbreaking trajectory that illustrates how America’s twenty-plus year struggle with opioid addiction has persisted for this long and has become so firmly entrenched in practica...
27.07.2018

Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company That Addicted America

Host: Maurice Pickard, MD Guest: Beth Macy Beth Macy’s Dopesick is a heartbreaking trajectory that illustrates how America’s twenty-plus year struggle with opioid addiction has persisted for this long and has become so firmly entrenched in practica...
27.07.2018

Beauty in the Broken Places: Memoir of Love, Faith, and Resilience

Host: Maurice Pickard, MD Guest: Allison Pataki Five months pregnant, on a flight headed for Hawaii, Allison Pataki's life took a sudden turn when she witnessed her husband, Dave Levy, lose consciousness. After an emergency landing and evaluation, ...
23.07.2018

Opioid Epidemic: The 21st Century's Greatest Public Health Crisis

To explore the origin of our country’s opioid epidemic, Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Pulitzer Prize-winning Barry Meier, author of Pain Killer: An Empire of Deceit and the Origin of America's Opioid Epidemic which dives into the pivota...
24.05.2018

Coping with Career Burnout: A Physician's Journey through Renaissance Art

Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Career burnout is unfortunately all too common in the healthcare industry, with over half of physicians suffering from at least one symptom of burnout. Not only that, but the rates of depression and suicide in this industry ...
24.05.2018

Coping with Career Burnout: A Physician's Journey through Renaissance Art

Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Career burnout is unfortunately all too common in the healthcare industry, with over half of physicians suffering from at least one symptom of burnout. Not only that, but the rates of depression and suicide in this industry ...
5.03.2018

Time for a Heart-to-Heart: Reflections of Life on the Transplant List

Host: Maurice Pickard, MD Guest: Bob Mitchell Quite suddenly, Bob Mitchell became very sick. He would endure three near-fatal episodes of ventricular tachycardia due to a heart muscle comprised of 54% scar tissue, as well as heart surgeries, two ha...
5.03.2018

Time for a Heart-to-Heart: Reflections of Life on the Transplant List

Host: Maurice Pickard, MD Guest: Bob Mitchell Quite suddenly, Bob Mitchell became very sick. He would endure three near-fatal episodes of ventricular tachycardia due to a heart muscle comprised of 54% scar tissue, as well as heart surgeries, two ha...
19.02.2018

High Price: How A Neuroscientist's Journey of Self-Discovery is Challenging Society's Perception on Drugs

Host: Maurice Pickard, MD Guest: Carl Hart, MD Carl Hart, who grew up in one of Miami’s toughest neighborhoods, escaped a life of crime and drugs and avoided becoming one of the crack addicts he now helps treat as the Chair of the Department of Psy...
19.02.2018

High Price: How A Neuroscientist's Journey of Self-Discovery is Challenging Society's Perception on Drugs

Host: Maurice Pickard, MD Guest: Carl Hart, MD Carl Hart, who grew up in one of Miami’s toughest neighborhoods, escaped a life of crime and drugs and avoided becoming one of the crack addicts he now helps treat as the Chair of the Department of Psy...
26.01.2018

In Shock: One Doctor's Journey from Death to Recovery and the Redemptive Power of Hope

Host: John J. Russell, MD As a young critical care physician, Dr. Rana Awdish was transfigured from a doctor into a critically ill patient in an instant. This transposition, coincidentally timed at the end of her medical training, instantly laid bare...
26.01.2018

In Shock: One Doctor's Journey from Death to Recovery and the Redemptive Power of Hope

Host: John J. Russell, MD As a young critical care physician, Dr. Rana Awdish was transfigured from a doctor into a critically ill patient in an instant. This transposition, coincidentally timed at the end of her medical training, instantly laid bare...
26.01.2018

The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics, and the Human Costs of Defeating Disease

Host: John J. Russell, MD Guest: Meredith Wadman, BM, BCh, M.S. Until the late 1960s, tens of thousands of American children suffered crippling birth defects if their mothers had been exposed to rubella, popularly known as German measles, while pre...
26.01.2018

The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics, and the Human Costs of Defeating Disease

Host: John J. Russell, MD Guest: Meredith Wadman, BM, BCh, M.S. Until the late 1960s, tens of thousands of American children suffered crippling birth defects if their mothers had been exposed to rubella, popularly known as German measles, while pre...
19.01.2018

An Epidemic of Empathy in Healthcare: How to Deliver Compassionate, Connected Patient Care

Host: John J. Russell, MD Revolutionary advances in medical knowledge have caused doctors to become so focused on their narrow fields of expertise that they often overlook the simplest fact of all: their patients are suffering. Dr. John Russell welco...
19.01.2018

An Epidemic of Empathy in Healthcare: How to Deliver Compassionate, Connected Patient Care

Host: John J. Russell, MD Revolutionary advances in medical knowledge have caused doctors to become so focused on their narrow fields of expertise that they often overlook the simplest fact of all: their patients are suffering. Dr. John Russell welco...
27.10.2017

Dirt Is Good: The Advantage of Germs for Children's Developing Immune System

Host: John J. Russell, MD Do pets help prevent allergies? Does the 5-second rule actually exist? And is dirt really good for a child’s immune system? Host Dr. John Russell talks with Jack Gilbert, Ph.D., Professor of Surgery at the University of Chic...
27.10.2017

Dirt Is Good: The Advantage of Germs for Children's Developing Immune System

Host: John J. Russell, MD Do pets help prevent allergies? Does the 5-second rule actually exist? And is dirt really good for a child’s immune system? Host Dr. John Russell talks with Jack Gilbert, Ph.D., Professor of Surgery at the University of Chic...
23.09.2017

The Gene Machine: How Genetic Technologies are Changing the Way We Have Kids - and the Kids We Have

Host: Maurice Pickard, MD Guest: Bonnie Rochman With the ever-expanding array of prenatal and postnatal tests, from carrier screening to genome sequencing, parents’ access to this previously unknown information is altering perceptions of disability...