Magic City Medcast
By Magic City Medcast
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A podcast produced by the University of Alabama at Birmingham's medical students covering the incredible and often hidden stories of medicine, medical school, and Birmingham. All opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
||#6: Deep Brain Stimulation||In this episode we look at a relatively new treatment for a debilitating neurologic condition. We hear from people deeply affected by the disease and those that care for them. And get some surprising insight from a first year medical student.||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Departing Words: Robin Lorenz||We sit down for an extended conversation with Dr. Robinna Lorenz, M.D., Ph.D., as she steps down from her post as Director of UAB's Medical Scientist Training Program and Physician Scientist Development Office.||7/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||#5: Humanism||In this episode we highlight a special event known as Solidarity Week, honor the life of Arnold P. Gold, and explore the true meaning of humanism in medicine.||2/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||#4: The White Coat||We take a look at a ceremony celebrated by medical schools across the country in which new medical students are given their first white coat.||8/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||#3: The Cost of Medicine||Why is healthcare so expensive? We dive in and try to find an answer.||2/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||#2: The Dog Bite Surgeon||This episode explores Birmingham in the early 1960s through the lens of one incredible surgeon's story.||8/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||#1: Volker||Our first episode explores the namesake behind Volker Hall, the building that houses UAB's School of Medicine: Joseph Volker.||2/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
The Dog Bite Surgeon is a thoughtful, well architected production. The recordings of the protests (the screams, the dog barks, the chaos) send shivers up your spine towards the end...and really bring life to the story. Great transitions, short and sweet, and very engaging.