Martha Sparrow and Hamid Safi

Hamid Safi (26) and his sponsor, Martha Sparrow [no age given], share a conversation about Hamid's emigration from Afghanistan to the United States, his upbringing in Kunar, Afghanistan, and his hopes both for his future and for the future of...

Ronald Anderson and Katherine Liao

Katherine "Kat" Liao (42) talks with her colleague and mentor, Ronald "Ron" Anderson (83), about his extensive career in the medical profession. Topics include Ron's path to rheumatology and remembering his wife of 56 years, Barbie.

Grace O’Neill, William Rienhoff III, William Rienhoff IV, and Stuart Rienhoff

Grace O’Neill (65), Stuart Rienhoff (62), and William "Bill" Rienhoff IV (69) share a conversation with their father, William "Bill" Rienhoff III (95), about his experiences growing up in Baltimore, his family, and his medical practice.

Edwin Schulhafer and Crayton Robey

Crayton Robey (50) interviews his partner, Ed Shaulhafer (69), about his experience training to become a doctor during the AIDS epidemic. Ed also talks about his relationship to Fire Island throughout the years.

Dr. Christine Urman

Christine Urman (43) talks with her daughter’s best friend about growing up in the Soviet Union and in Boston, her time at college, and what it was like raising a kid in residency.

FYS interview about the theme of medical school with Eric Sias by Cyrus Falsafi

I interviewed Eric Sias for my First Year Seminar class at Marshall University. Our FYS class has been focusing on critical thinking and how thoughtfully developed and artfully asked questions can lead to enriching and enlightening stories. Frank Sesno’s book...

Molly Baumgartner, Whitney Gonsoulin, and Roberta Bienvenu

Friends Molly Baumgartner (62), Dr. Whitney Gonsoulin (70), and Roberta Bienvenu (71) share an array of stories of their upbringing, world travels, and work in the home birth movement in Louisiana.

Donna Spears and Niraj Chavan

Donna Spears (56) interviews her colleague Niraj Chavan (39) about his work in maternal healthcare, specifically in communities struggling with substance use. They also discuss the necessary steps towards more equitable healthcare.

"Gave his kids opportunities he never had."
November 24, 2015 App Interview

My father, Shigeru Ochi, was raised in poverty. He focused on working hard and saving to send his kids through college and med school.

Interview with Carol Cole Kleinman – Childhood Memories

This is an interview of Dr. Carol Cole Kleinman (age 78) by her daughter Eleanor “Ellie” Kleinman (age 53). Topics discussed included growing up in the Kansas City area, discussion about her relationships with her parents, siblings and friends. Also...

Paul Ort and Suzy Ort

A woman interviews her 69 year-old father about his growing up in Prague, Czechoslovakia during Nazi and Communist occupations. His mother and her family were involved in the Czech underground resistance, and had a hand in the assassination of Reinhard...

Chien Kuo Kao and Grace Kao

Chien Kuo Kao (75) interviewed by his daughter Grace Kao (35) about growing up under the Communist Party in China, his father who worked in the movie industry, his medical studies, his move to America, and his career as an...

Ann Tice and Rose Gorman

Ann Tice (58) tells StoryCorps Facilitator Rose Gorman (26) what it was like to be a female medical student in the 1970s, what she learned from her father, and about being able to be at home with her children while...

Jacob Bonnafoux and Bethany Kolb

Jacob Bonnafoux (25) and Dr. Bethany Kolb (57) come together to talk about their non-traditional paths in medical school and finding support in higher education, especially as Bethany endowed a scholarship at the University of New Mexico, which Jacob received....

Sylvia Morris and Angela Walker

Long time friends and former classmates, Sylvia Elizabeth Morris (54) and Angela CB Walker (54), talk about meeting at Georgetown University School of Medicine. They also talk about a book they have recently published with three friends who are also...

Jack and Thomas Brand

Going through his dads life, Jack and his dad reflect on the days of his sports and the best memories he has gained from his experiences as a caddy, coach, and everything else.

Daniel Lawrence and Kim Welsh

One Small Step partners Daniel "Dan" Lawrence (67) and Kim Welsh (61) share a conversation about their upbringings and their concerns about divisiveness in the US. They talk about the opioid epidemic, the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccination, and their families.