More Than Clapping

More Than Clapping

Doctor's Log - May 12, 2020 - 08:29

Months into the pandemic, Esther Choo, M.D., is trying to evaluate the new normal for medical staff. What will the summer bring? And the next year? Along the way, she ropes in a few of her colleagues for their own uncensored opinions—and lets the rest of us know what we can really do to support doctors and nurses. (Hint: The clapping is nice. But it’s not that.) For transcripts, please visit our website (

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In Doctor’s Log, a new podcast from The Meteor and Pineapple Street Studios, Dr. Esther Choo, an emergency room physician in Portland, Oregon, will deliver a twice weekly report from the front lines of the coronavirus crisis: her own ER. She takes listeners into the real world doctors and nurses are facing now, as they grapple with the most significant health threat in modern history, and helps us all understand what to do to stay safe. For transcripts, please visit our website (