Directed by Phil Neal at the WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine, this video features the Radio Rounds team of third-year medical students (from left to right: Shamie Das, Avash Kalra, Lakshman Swamy) interviewing Dr. Evan Lyon, a Partners in Health physician who spends several months each year caring for patients abroad. In the late winter 2010, Dr. Lyon traveled extensively to Haiti (a familiar location for him), to assist with the massive earthquake relief efforts.
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Radio Rounds ™ is a weekly medical radio talk show, hosted and produced by medical students at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. The first and only radio show in the United States that is produced entirely by medical students, Radio Rounds explores the qualities of humanism in medicine through different perspectives — those of world-renowned physicians, authors, students, patients and health care leaders.
Radio Rounds was created in 2008, and the weekly program is available via live streaming audio here on http://www.radiorounds.org and also via iTunes podcasts. Featured guests have included Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy Kidder, CNN medical correspondent Martin Makary, and best-selling authors such as Rachel Naomi Remen (Kitchen Table Wisdom) and Samuel Shem (The House of God).
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Dr. Evan Lyon is a physician with Partners in Health (http://www.pih.org). We interviewed him as he headed to Haiti to provide medical aid. Dr. Lyon has ties with Haiti going back over a decade. He describes the tragedy as well as his own reaction to the destruction of his second home.