Northwestern Medicine Podcast Network
Listen to shows from the Northwestern Medicine podcast network to hear about the latest developments in medical research, healthcare and medical education. Leaders from across specialties speak to topics ranging from basic science to public health to simulation education.
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Breakthroughs features interviews with physicians and scientists who are leading high-impact research at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Listeners can earn Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit by listening to episodes.
Explore Global Health
Host Robert Murphy, MD, executive director of the Havey Institute for Global Health, speaks with individuals who are dedicated to improving global health. The series seeks to develop a deeper understanding of what is needed to achieve equitable and sustainable healthcare and lower the risk of disease around the world.
Science in Translation
From the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute, the podcast highlights NUCATS investigators who are accelerating how fast they can move a transformational finding in a lab into a treatment, cure or solution that will improve human health. Guests also discuss tools and resources available through NUCATS for scientists.
Simulation in Healthcare Education
Jeffrey Barsuk, MD, MS, executive medical director of Northwestern Simulation, leads discussions about principles and practices of simulation-based mastery learning. Guests include thought leaders in the simulation industry and chapter authors and book editors of Comprehensive Healthcare Simulation: Mastery Learning in Health Professions Education, published by the Northwestern Simulation team.
On Better Edge, Northwestern Medicine physicians and investigators highlight medical breakthroughs with an emphasis on clinical care. The show aims to share expertise and knowledge with other physicians, though anyone with an interest in medicine can gain insight from these conversations.
Northwestern Medicine pulmonologists Susan Russell, MD; Khalilah Gates, MD; and Michelle Prickett, MD, help patients get better from critical illnesses. They are also lifelong friends and lifelong learners who want to get better from head to toe. These three physicians learn alongside listeners as they interview fellow Northwestern Medicine experts about a range of topics meant to help everyone achieve better health.