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John Merrill-Steskal

Family Physician in Ellensburg

On Being Human: Perspectives as a Doctor and as a Patient

PRESENTED ON MAR 16, 2018
IN ELLENSBURG @ VOL 13

Dr. John Merrill-Steskal shares perspectives on being human - from that of a physician as well as from his lifeーchanging journey as a cancer patient.

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What I Learned from Doctor Who

BY JONATHAN BALDWIN
@ VOL 5 ON FEB 26, 2013

Jonathan Baldwin talks about growing up in the 1970s, and the important role Doctor Who played in his life. He relates some of the lessons he learned, and how the Doctor aided his imagination and creativity, and led him to become the man he is today.

 "Presentation of the Day" on May 27, 2013.
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Heal Me

BY ZACKARY BERGER
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 24, 2013

Zackary Berger, a doctor, talks about the most important thing that can be done to improve our healthcare system. That is, to communicate and build better doctor-patient relationships. Zackary presents five reasons why.

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Doctor Who is Everywhere

BY HAZERA FORTH
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 07, 2013

Hazera Forth and her husband find Doctor Who wherever they go. If they travel around the UK, they find signs and museums referencing him. Inside their house are figurines from the show, DVDs, and more.

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طبيب الأسرة

BY SAMIR JABER
@ VOL 5 ON NOV 22, 2014

يتحدث الدكتور سمير عن طبيب الأسرة، وأهميته في الدول النامية

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International Art & Design Festival 2014

BY DR. TOMAS KAISER
IN LOULÉ

Doctor, Family Medical Centre in Algarve

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That's the Good Cancer, Right?

BY DAN DEAN
@ VOL 27 ON FEB 18, 2016

Let's be straight about a couple of things: 1) cancer sucks a giant Matzo ball if you've got it; and 2) it's hard to make chit-chat with someone who does have it. In this offbeat presentation, cancer survivor Dan Dean offers you the 9 do's and don'ts of how to interact with that special cancer patient in your life. The tips will keep your feet firmly on the ground (and not in your mouth) and help you be an amazing support to someone in treatment

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Breaking the two-way mirror: Medical notes

BY LIZ SALMI
@ VOL 26 ON FEB 09, 2017

Liz Salmi talks about OpenNotes, which enables patients to see their medical notes. Those help interpret the patient needs and improve the communication between doctors and patients.

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A Journey to Health and Happiness

BY DEB HOFFMAN
@ VOL 2 ON JUL 19, 2017

Dr. Deb Hoffman shares her story of becoming a physician and the eventual burnout that lead her to finding a meaningful path in life and work. 

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Testicular Cancer Education in a Nutshell

BY TORSTEN KOEHLER
@ VOL 45 ON AUG 15, 2017

Torsten Koehler is a testicular cancer survivor, author of a book on the subject and founder of the awareness campaign “Love your Nuts". A student said to him once: ‘Thanks to you, I went to the doctor in time. You saved my life!’ Just by talking balls he is saving lives.