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The Nocturnists
The Nocturnists
The Nocturnists is a live show and podcast where doctors tell stories from the world of medicine. Based in San Francisco and hosted by physician Emily Silverman, our show is animated by a deep-seated curiosity about health, disease, and human connection. Welcome to the family.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 407 ratings
Amazing Podcast
Really LOVE this podcast. The stories are so intimate and insightful. Enjoy the narratives as well as the discussions afterwards. The podcast provides a space for reflection and community that is so needed in medicine. By doing so, it counters burnout and perhaps -by promoting physician...Read full review »
mzzmzzm via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/12/20
Not Cut Out For This
Latha Panchap’s experience is very relatable from other fields of study as well. Been there too.
MBCal85 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/25/20
Dying to Tchaikovsky
An absolutely wonderful story telling of women in medicine so relevant to today! More over the attachment to music and the insight into the true human spirit which I too experienced 😊
Z 90000000 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/12/20
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