My First Second Thoughts

May 11, 2017

My First Cadaver kicks off its second season with “My First Second Thoughts,” stories from those who questioned their medical paths and how they found their answers.

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My First Cadaver Season 2 Sneak Peek

April 14, 2017

Hey there! How ya doing? Yeah, we know it's been a while, but that doesn’t mean we weren’t thinking about you. And thinking about what you might be thinking about. 

We were doing other things, too, like being alive, prepping med students for exams and coursework success, and other life-oriented activities. Even amidst the pursuit of a most elusive Pokemon, we were still thinking, “Hmmm. What sort of things are concerning our listeners these days?” So we had a bunch of meetings, did a lot of research, interviewed some really smart people, all from which arose a glorious, if tardy, Season Two.

It’s coming folks, and not a second [wink] too soon.

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My First Goodbye

July 5, 2016

Too many doctors and medical students are dying by suicide and too few people are talking about it. In our season finale, we point to the many contradictions and deficits in medical education and ask ourselves how we can make a difference.

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My First Monkey

April 25, 2016

What does it take to make it in the world of animal badges, nervous parents and superhero bandaids? The mind and heart of a Pediatrician.

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My First Open Heart

March 3, 2016

In this episode, we hear from a cardiac patient and two doctors about how, through vulnerability, we can find our strength, our purpose, and our love.

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My First & Only Constant

February 3, 2016

The podcast that was supposed to be about what doctors want to change in medicine, er... changed, reminding us that change is our only constant as we seek answers for intimacy and real human connection. 

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My First Darling Honey Sweetheart

December 15, 2015

Our guest doctors help us deconstruct—if not solve—some of the more challenging quandaries regularly presented to women in medicine, questions to which no one seems to have the answers. Featuring Drs. Zina Semenovskaya, Patsy Bowman Aiken, Scott Bader, Haren Heller Dane and Emma Husain.


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My First Full Moon

October 30, 2015

Science kind of shakes its head at the whole “lunar effect” phenomenon, but ask an OB/GYN or emergency medicine doc and they will tell you that some of their craziest experiences occurred during full moons. So skeptics, consider yourselves on notice. 

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My First Big Mistake

September 22, 2015

Like death and taxes — failure, embarrassment and regret come for us all. But for the duration of this episode we ask that you simply hang up your hangups and revel in the mistakes of others. Welcome to a virtual master class on grace, humility, and perseverance.

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My First Inkling

August 25, 2015

In this episode, doctors share the personal pathways that led them to medicine, particular specialties, and the kinds of questions that gave them their answers. 

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