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The Nocturnists


We are The Nocturnists, a San Francisco-based independent medical storytelling community. Since 2016, we’ve produced over a dozen live storytelling shows in the Bay Area and New York City, three seasons of our podcast, and two special audio diary series: "Stories from a Pandemic" and "Black Voices in Healthcare."

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Jan 26, 2021

Our lungs connect us to our innermost selves, the outside world, and each other.

In this episode, Emily talks to pulmonologist Dr. Michael Stephen, author of Breath Taking: What Our Lungs Teach Us About Our Origins, Ourselves, and Our Future

Michael Stephen is Assistant Professor of Medicine and Director of the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Center at Thomas Jefferson University. As a pulmonary and critical care medicine doctor, he’s also been on the front lines of the Covid pandemic.

Hosted by Emily Silverman.

Produced by Emily Silverman and Adelaide Papazoglou.

Original theme by Yosef Munro. Other music by Blue Dot Sessions.

The Nocturnists is made possible by the California Medical Association, the Patrick J. McGovern Foundation, and people like you who have donated through our website and Patreon page.