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Match Day

The U.S. spends billions each year training doctors in residencies. So why aren’t we getting the doctors we need?

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Coronavirus Conversations: Chris Chen

The challenges of protecting “the old, the poor and the sick” from the coronavirus.

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Coronavirus Conversations: Pam Gueldner

As coronavirus closes down her café, a small business owner reckons with mounting financial challenges.

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Coronavirus Conversations: Bob Wachter

How one hospital in San Francisco is dealing with difficult choices in the wake of the coronavirus.

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Coronavirus Conversations: The Social Distance Social

Dan joins a group of neighbors for their “social distance” stoop party and hears how they are experiencing this outbreak so far.

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Coronavirus Conversations: Alison Buttenheim

Even public health experts are struggling to make the right decisions on whether to cancel plans in the midst of the coronavirus.

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‘Medicarried Away’ Transcript

Note: This transcript has been created with a combination of machine ears and human eyes. There may be small differences between this document and the audio version, which is one of many reasons we encourage you to listen to the episode! Listen in Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen in Google Podcasts Dan Gorenstein: I’m Dan…

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Medicarried Away? (LIVE)

A look at a universal coverage plan that is very different from the Medicare for All we’ve been hearing about.

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‘In Short Supply’ Transcript

Note: This transcript has been created with a combination of machine ears and human eyes. There may be small differences between this document and the audio version, which is one of many reasons we encourage you to listen to the episode! Listen in Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen in Google Podcasts Dan Gorenstein: It’s not…

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In Short Supply

Shortages of basic medical supplies have become a familiar pattern for hospitals around the U.S. What causes them? And how can we prevent them?

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