Featured This Month
UC Davis Professor Andrew Hargadon was the keynote speaker and panelist at Blue Shield of California's first Healthcare Innovation and Technology Career Summit in San Francisco. Illustrating several examples from his research, including the development of penicillin as a medical breakthrough, Professor Hargadon shared a primer on what it takes to turn an idea into an innovation -- and the power of the network. Recorded on 04/10/2018.
Dr. Rebecca Berman was recently recruited to UCSF to direct the internal medicine residency program, generally considered to be one of the nation's finest. Dr. Berman comes to UCSF from Harvard, where she directed the primary care residency program at Brigham & Womens Hospital. In the interview, Dr. Berman discusses her upbringing, her longstanding commitment to social justice and health equity, her approach to mentoring and career development, and her view of how medical training needs to evolve to meet the needs of our trainees and patients. Recorded on 11/26/2018.
Peter Biggs experienced the transition from slavery to freedom a decade before the outbreak of the Civil War. Jarred Webb portrays the historical figure who lived in Los Angeles and was one of only twelve people in Los Angeles marked 'Black' on the 1850 US Census. Webb is then joined Dan Lynch (UCLA History) to discuss the high (and low) points of his life. Recorded on 12/04/2018.