1:2:1 Podcast : Education

  • Alan Alda on communicating science effectively

    Alan Alda won five Emmy awards for his iconic portrayal of Hawkeye Pierce in the TV series"M*A*S*H." He also hosted the PBS show, "Scientific American Frontiers," interviewing more than 700 scientists during the show's 12-year run. What fans of the actor may not know is that he's a visiting professor in journalism at Stony Brook University in New York and a co-founder of the school's Center for Communicating Science. In this podcast, he discusses his passion for science and why communicating science effectively is critical.


  • Hannah Valantine on the school's diversity progress

    In this podcast, Hannah Valantine, senior associate dean for diversity and leadership, describes Stanford's diversity progress in recent years and why medical schools should mirror the populations of the patients they serve.


  • Laura Roberts on building a career in academic medicine

    In addition to her expertise in the field of psychiatry, Laura Roberts, MD, is recognized for her success as a mentor and teacher. In this podcast she discusses her latest book, which is aimed at young physicians, clinicians and scientists and serves as a guide for building more creative, effective and inspiring careers.


  • Alan Alda on communicating science effectively

    Alan Alda won five Emmy awards for his iconic portrayal of Hawkeye Pierce in the TV series"M*A*S*H." He also hosted the PBS show, "Scientific American Frontiers," interviewing more than 700 scientists during the show's 12-year run. What fans of the actor may not know is that he's a visiting professor in journalism at Stony Brook University in New York and a co-founder of the school's Center for Communicating Science. In this podcast, he discusses his passion for science and why communicating science effectively is critical.


  • Medical school without lectures

    Charles Prober, MD, shares his ideas about essential changes that need to be made in medical education -- changes that turn the traditional teaching format on its head.


  • Jill Helms on mentoring students

    Every year a select group of high school students spend the summer working in the cutting-edge laboratories at the Stanford University School of Medicine.


  • Abraham Verghese on the vanishing art of the bedside exam

    In this podcast, professor of medicine Abraham Verghese, MD, discusses the role of the physical exam and the importance of the beside manner in patient care.


  • Dean Pizzo on the Li Ka Shing Center

    The future of Stanford's medical education has arrived and it's housed inside the Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge.


  • Brian Eule on his new book Match Day

    Brian Eule talks about his new book Match Day: One Day and One Dramatic Year in the Lives of Three New Doctors.


  • Charles Prober on Stanford's MD program

    Stanford's School of Medicine receives more than 6,000 applications every year for the 86 spots in its MD program.