BONUS: Get to know Ilana Yurkiewicz, MD

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

In this bonus edition, MDedge postcasts' voice Nick Andrews brings an interview from our sister show, the Postcall Podcast with Ilana Yurkiewicz, MD.

You can learn more about the Postcall Podcast by clicking here.

Ilana Yurkiewicz, MD, is a hem/onc fellow at Stanford. She writes the Hard Questions Column for MDedge Hematology/Oncology and writes/records/produces the Clinical Correlation segment of Blood & Cancer, the official podcast of MDedge Hematology/Oncology.

Dr. Yurkiewicz's 's articles:

Doctor will you please lie to me?

Should doctors disclose primary results?

A complete list of Dr. Yurkiewicz's column, Hard Questions is available here, and you can check out Blood & Cancer here.

Links from the interview:

Podcast Participants

David Henry, MD
David Henry, MD, FACP, is a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and vice chairman of the department of medicine at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. He received his bachelor’s degree from Princeton University and his MD from the University of Pennsylvania, then completed his internship, residency, and fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. After 2 years as an attending in the U.S. Air Force, he was drawn to practicing as a hem-onc because of the close patient contact and interaction, and his belief that, win or lose with each patient, one can always make a difference in their care and lives. Follow Dr. Henry on Twitter: @davidhenrymd.
Ilana Yurkiewicz, MD
Ilana Yurkiewicz, MD, is a fellow in hematology and oncology at Stanford University, where she also completed her internal medicine residency. Dr. Yurkiewicz holds an MD from Harvard Medical School and a BS from Yale University. She went into hematology and oncology because of the high-stakes decision-making, meaningful relationships with patients, and opportunity to help people through some of the toughest challenges of their lives. Dr. Yurkiewicz is also a medical journalist. She is a former AAAS Mass Media Fellow and Scientific American blog columnist, and her writing has appeared in numerous media outlets including Hematology News, where she writes the monthly column Hard Questions. Dr. Yurkiewicz is on Twitter: @ilanayurkiewicz.