The Story of “Healthcare for Humans” and My Reflections on Cultural Communication in Medicine (Ep. 29)
In this episode of Healthcare for Humans, Dr. Raj Sundar is interviewed by Dr. Anne Liebel on her podcast, 10 Minutes to Better Communication. Dr. Sundar discusses the story behind Healthcare for Humans and his journey to provide better care to culturally diverse communities. He shares his experiences communicating with patients with different values and worldviews and how he turned to podcasting as a medium to explore and learn about culture in a nuanced and engaging way. Through storytelling and open discussions, Dr. Sundar aims to improve patient relationships and enhance cultural understanding in healthcare.
[00:00:00] Healthcare for Humans: Podcast journey and intentions.
[00:04:34] Clinicians struggle with limited time for education and continued learning. Podcasts provide a convenient way to learn and be entertained. This inspired the use of podcasts to discuss nuanced and contradictory cultural issues.
[00:09:09] Unaware vacation talk about Hawaii damages patient relationships.
[00:13:14] Changing perspective and listening empowers vulnerable patients.
[00:14:56] Open-ended questions save time in medicine
- Tessa Chu (Co-producer), Maha Razzaki (Writer)
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