By Franz Wiesbauer, MD, MPH - 2nd Mar 2016 - The Medmastery show

The Medmastery Show - Episode #11: John Harper | Literature and Medicine

Today I’m back with a great guest. His name is Dr. John Harper. He’s a cardiologist with an interesting passion from Dallas Texas. Read on to learn more...

John Harper

You can listen to our conversation in one of three ways:

  1. You can subscribe to the show on iTunes (recommended)
  2. You can download the audio file
  3. You can listen to it on the bottom of this page

Here's some more background information:

Dr. Harper is the Chair of Cardiology, at the Presbyterian Dallas Hospital . He was voted “Best Doctor in Dallas” by D Magazine and according to the Guide to top Doctors is among the best physicians in America. He’s a great clinical teacher and spends over 30% of his time teaching residents and medical students at the University of Texas Soutwestern Medical School.

Dr. Harper has a strong passion for all things on the intersection between medicine and literature. So in 2009 he launched a conference entitled “Literature and Medicine”. In this podcast, he will share how you can use literature in order to become a better doctor, a better storyteller, a more empathetic listener and much, much more.

This is a unique conversation with lots of nuggets of wisdom. I really enjoyed it and I hope you will too. So without further ado, here’s Dr. John Harper.

The Interview

Short stories, Books and Publications discussed during the interview (in chronological order)