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Murmurs: Stories from our Journey in Medicine

Murmurs: Stories from our Journey in Medicine

By Divya Bhatia, Qiuwei Yang, Dr. Hugh Silk
This narrative medicine podcast explores how health providers and trainees think about their experiences in medicine. Not about how they make diagnoses, but how they relate to their patients and what makes them tick. Each episode interviews someone from UMass Medical School who has written a poem or essay to learn about them and their reflection. We hope this podcast inspires others to become more reflective practitioners as well. Reach us at murmursumassmed@gmail.com.

We are collecting listener feedback for our capstone project via this survey (https://forms.gle/fB4XgVZuMwaDoSzm7).
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Episode 5: Penal Code

Murmurs: Stories from our Journey in Medicine

Episode 5: Penal Code

Murmurs: Stories from our Journey in Medicine

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Goodbye Season 1, and Thank You!
Thank you so much for joining us for this first season! We are collecting listener feedback for our capstone project via this survey. If you have a couple minutes to spare, please consider filling it out. We hope to see you soon with a season 2!  If you would like to join the Murmurs team or if you'd like to share your own work, please contact us at murmursumassmed@gmail.com.  Link to survey: https://forms.gle/LrZGc6bw9rwfrCk58
00:55
September 1, 2020
Episode 6: Asylum Body Work
Divya Bhatia and Dr. Hugh Silk sit down with Dr. Lucy Candib to talk about the importance of medical-legal partnerships in advocating for individuals who are victims of abuse or torture in their home countries seeking asylum in the US.  Content warning: physical and sexual abuse, homophobia, and torture. Recorded March 2020. We are collecting listener feedback for our capstone project via this survey. Link to survey: https://forms.gle/LrZGc6bw9rwfrCk58 
30:30
August 25, 2020
Episode 5: Penal Code
Qiuwei Yang and Dr. Hugh Silk are joined by family physician Dr. Lisa Gussak to discuss the impact of incarceration on health and medical care. Recorded on November 2019.  We are collecting listener feedback for our capstone project via this survey.  Link to survey: https://forms.gle/LrZGc6bw9rwfrCk58
21:21
July 16, 2020
Episode 4: Dear Anonymous Donor
Divya Bhatia and Qiuwei Yang sit down with Bridget Yang to discuss her piece, "Dear Anonymous Donor,” and the anatomy lab experience. Recorded October 2019.  We are collecting listener feedback for our capstone project via this survey. Link to survey: https://forms.gle/LrZGc6bw9rwfrCk58
22:37
July 6, 2020
Episode 3: When I Did What I Swore I Would Never Do
In this episode, Dr. Dave Hatem discusses the moment when his perspective on the neurological exam changes with hosts Qiuwei Yang and Dr. Hugh Silk. Recorded February 2020.  We are collecting listener feedback for our capstone project via this survey. Link to survey: https://forms.gle/LrZGc6bw9rwfrCk58
19:34
June 29, 2020
Episode 2: Friendly, not Familiar
Divya Bhatia and Dr. Hugh Silk sit down with medical student Rose Schutzberg to discuss her piece, "Friendly, not Familiar" about an experience during her second year of medical school when she visited a Massachusetts prison that inspired her to write this reflection. Recorded February 2020.  We are collecting listener feedback for our capstone project via this survey. Link to survey: https://forms.gle/LrZGc6bw9rwfrCk58
29:45
June 21, 2020
Episode 1: Budgeting
For the inaugural episode, hosts Divya Bhatia and Dr. Hugh Silk discuss the piece "Budgeting", written by their very own Qiuwei Yang.  Recorded May 2019.  We are collecting listener feedback for our capstone project via this survey.  Link to survey: https://forms.gle/LrZGc6bw9rwfrCk58
13:10
June 3, 2020