Emily Silverman / Host and creator

Emily is a hospital medicine attending at San Francisco General Hospital. She is interested in harnessing the power of narrative to improve the doctor-patient relationship, improve health outcomes, build community, reduce physician burnout, and enhance both medical and public education. In her spare time she enjoys reading, writing, listening to podcasts, and going on road trips with her husband Boaz. She tweets @ESilvermanMD.


Ali Block / Producer

Ali Block is a family medicine doctor in San Francisco. Every day she has the privilege of bearing witness to her patients’ experiences of birth and death, illness and wellness, and joy and grief. She and her husband Tim are executive producers on a documentary film called Dr. Feelgood, which explores the ethical dilemma of opiate prescriptions.


Emily Sorg / Producer (Boston)

Emily is a resident in adult, child and adolescent psychiatry. She holds the subjective experience in high regard, and seeks to prioritize these narratives in her everyday work with patients and providers alike.


Allison Bond / Producer (Boston)

Allison is a hospital medicine attending at Massachusetts General Hospital, a medical writer, and a strong believer in the potential of storytelling to unite patients and providers while making medicine more joyful. She grew up in Minnesota and is unfazed by Boston winters. Find her on Twitter @AllisonRBond.