Memoirs in Medicine

Memoirs in Medicine

On each episode of Memoirs in Medicine, one healthcare worker shares a story from their career that has profoundly affected them and provides one suggestion, no matter how big or small, for improving the practice of medicine.

The podcast is co-hosted by Dr. David Spiro, a pediatric emergency room physician, and Dr. Jon Oden, a pediatric endocrinologist. They are passionate about highlighting the humanity in healthcare and creating a space for candid and respectful discussion.

Recent Episodes

A Competitive Medical School Culture

A Competitive Medical School Culture

March 30, 2023

In this episode, Memoirs in Medicine co-host Dr. Jon Oden shares his personal story. Having a chronic disease while in medical school came with its challenges. Dr. Oden says it also came with discrimination. You can read mor…

Introducing Memoirs in Medicine

Introducing Memoirs in Medicine

Feb. 6, 2023

We all see doctors. We tell them what’s wrong and we want them to help us. But rarely do we ask them how they’re feeling. Introducing Memoirs in Medicine. On each episode, one healthcare worker will share a moment from their…

About the Hosts

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Dr. David Spiro

Dr. David Spiro is a pediatric emergency medicine physician. He is a graduate of the University of California, San Francisco and completed his residency in Pediatrics at the University of Colorado/Denver Children’s Hospital. He is the co-founder and Chief Medical Officer for ReelDx, a video library of 700+ real patient cases to better prepare medical students for their careers.

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Dr. Jon Oden

Dr. Jon Oden is a pediatric endocrinologist. He was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at an early age, which motivated him to enter the medical field and help children living with diabetes. Oden is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Science Center School Of Medicine and completed his residency there. He completed his Pediatric Endocrine fellowship at Duke University.