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THE NOCTURNISTS: Shame in Medicine

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, we are sharing episodes all this week from The Nocturnists' series "Shame in Medicine," hosted by Dr. Emily Silverman. The award-winning series draws on the stories of over 200 healthcare workers across the United States, the UK, and beyond, this series explores how shame manifests in medical culture.

In this episode, we hear about the impact of the myth of "the Ideal Doctor" and talk with shame experts on what drives the emotion.

The Nocturnists, a Bay Area-based medical storytelling podcast, features personal stories from frontline clinicians, conversations with healthcare experts, and special documentary series like Post-Roe America.