Doctor's Log

Doctor's Log

Doctor's Log

CATEGORY: Health & Fitness
In Doctor’s Log, a new podcast from The Meteor and Pineapple Street Studios, Dr. Esther Choo, an emergency room physician in Portland, Oregon, will deliver a twice weekly report from the front lines of the coronavirus crisis: her own ER. She takes listeners into the real world doctors and nurses are facing now, as they grapple with the most significant health threat in modern history, and helps us all understand what to do to stay safe. For transcripts, please visit our website (https://pineapple.fm/doctorslog).
  1. June 22, 2020
    9 min
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    Stay Outraged
    Over the last month, as the United States has entered a seismic reckoning around racism, Esther Choo, M.D., has been reflecting on medicine—and has some blunt words. Racial inequity in health care is nothing ne…
  2. May 20, 2020
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    In Other Words, Wear Your Mask
    Do we have enough tests? That’s a question Esther Choo, MD, has been hearing over and over—and here, she answers it clearly, along the way delivering a resounding, personal reminder that modifying our behavior,…
  3. May 12, 2020
    8 min
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    More Than Clapping
    Months into the pandemic, Esther Choo, M.D., is trying to evaluate the new normal for medical staff. What will the summer bring? And the next year? Along the way, she ropes in a few of her colleagues for their…
  4. May 05, 2020
    7 min
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    When We Hit A Wall
    As we enter another month of the COVID-19 crisis, emergency room physician Esther Choo, M.D., looks ahead in the unknown future of this pandemic. In Episode 7 of Doctor's Log, she offers advice on what people c…
  5. April 23, 2020
    8 min
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    Three Davids and One Kevin
    Who do we turn to in a time of crisis? And why do those people always turn out to be so similar? Emergency-room physician Esther Choo, M.D. unpacks our cultural tendency to look to men—specifically, white men—a…
  6. April 18, 2020
    10 min
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    The Young Docs on the Front Lines
    The COVID-19 pandemic is an all-hands-on-deck situation, and medical residents—generally young doctors at lower levels of pay and responsibility—have been thrust onto the front lines. How fair is that? What are…
  7. April 14, 2020
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    COVID-19 and...Hurricanes?
    The COVID-19 pandemic has stretched our medical system thin. But Esther Choo, M.D., poses an urgent new question: What will happen when America enters hurricane season this summer? Or wildfire season? Are we re…
  8. April 09, 2020
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    How We Get to Normal
    What will the world on the other side of COVID-19 look like—and when will we get there? Those are some of the questions Esther Choo, M.D., gets asked the most, and in Episode 3 of Doctor’s Log, she shares some…
  9. April 06, 2020
    9 min
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    Collateral Damage
    In Episode 2 of Doctor’s Log—a diary of one ER physician’s life on the COVID-19 front lines—Esther Choo, M.D., shares an update on a sick colleague. Plus, she reflects on what the public doesn’t understand abou…
  10. April 01, 2020
    8 min
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    I’ve Just Left the ER, and I Need to Talk
    In Episode 1 of Doctor’s Log, Esther Choo—a Portland, Oregon, emergency-room physician—takes us inside her daily life on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a new world: where she contends with dan…

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