The Briefcase: Jason Silverstein on empathy in healthcare

Sarah interviews Jason Silverstein, lecturer at Harvard Medical School and writer for Vice’s health channel Tonic, about global health, whether or not health care is a human right, and empathy in our societal lives. We talk about Jason's articles on the ridiculous way we talk about maternity carethe risk to families with terminally ill children, and the empathy gap on pain perception between races. We also mention this article in Marie Claire that addresses a similar problem for women and what all this means for the drug epidemic as recently covered by the New York Times.


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