Research Roundup with Lewis First, Storytelling in Medicine with Perri Klass
In this episode hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, welcome another edition of “First Up.” They talk to Lewis First, MD, MS, FAAP, editor-in-chief of Pediatrics, to get a bird’s-eye view of what’s in the November issue of the journal. The hosts also interview Perri Klass, MD, FAAP, Professor of Journalism and Pediatrics at New York University and Co-Director of NYU Florence. Dr. Klass explains how to use storytelling in medicine.
Guest, Lewis First, MD
Dr. First is Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine, and the Chief of Pediatrics at the UVM Children’s Hospital. He is also the editor-in-chief of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ journal, Pediatrics. Dr. First hosts a weekly broadcast called First with Kids. Excerpts of his show appear on radio, television, and newspapers.
Guest, Perri Klass, MD
Dr. Klass is Professor of Journalism and Pediatrics at New York University and Co-Director of NYU Florence. Her column, The Checkup, can be read read weekly in the New York Times’ Science Section. Her recently published book, A Good Time to Be Born: How Science and Public Health Gave Children a Future, details how medicine has lowered infant and child mortality across the globe.