The Scope is SCOHP’s student-produced podcast on health policy at the local, state and national level. Episodes include interviews, panels and deep dives into policy topics. Our current editor-in-chief is Riya Mohan, who can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- A Health Policy Case Competition March 15, 2021
In this episode, we discuss the Margolis Health Policy Case Competition, the first of its kind at Duke Find the transcript here.
- The ACA: Navigating the World of Health Insurance March 13, 2021
In this episode, we interview Donna Rasmussen, a certified care ACA Navigator with Legal Aid of North Carolina, about what it’s like to guide North Carolinians through the open enrollment process. Find the transcript here.
- COVID-19 and Healthcare Administration March 1, 2021
We all know how COVID has affected daily life, and media often discusses how it has changed patient interactions in hospitals. But how has COVID affected medical practices on an administrative level? What new policies have been put in place that affects how a clinic or hospital functions? This episode with Sangeeta Vijayagopalan, Duke Primary […]
- Black History Month: The Father of Gynecology February 22, 2021
Historical racism has shaped the field of gynecology but names of enslaved women— like Lucy, Anarcha, and Betsy— who were experimented on are never discussed. We dive into the unethical and inhumane practices of Dr. James Marion Sums, too often known as the “Father of Gynecology,” to instead highlight the brave black women who endured […]
- Introduction to AI: An Interview with Dr. Christina Silcox February 15, 2021
In this episode, we interview Dr. Christina Silcox about the current applications of AI and Machine Learning in Healthcare and its ethical and policy implications for the future. Find the full transcript here.
- Introduction to AI: Bias, Transparency and Privacy February 8, 2021
In our first of a dual-episode series, three members of “The Scope” team discuss the role of AI in medicine and policy. This episode considers the ethical considerations of using AI in a healthcare setting and establishes context for our interview next week. Find the transcript here.
- Environmental Health Policy: An Interview with Dr. Jim Zhang February 1, 2021
In this episode, we interview Dr. Jim Zhang of Duke’s Nicholas School of the Environmental regarding current environmental health policy and pressing issues in 2021. Find the full transcript here. Journalists: Riya Mohan, Emily Sandberg Editors: Charlotte Thomas, Josee Li
- Senator Murdock: The Future of Health Policy January 25, 2021
Listen in on our interview with Senator Natalie Murdock, the state representative for the 20th district in North Carolina. Join us in discussing Senator Murdock’s health policy plan, reproductive health, COVID-19 response, and more! Find the full transcript here.
- Margolis Scholars Panel November 22, 2020
Come meet the undergraduate and graduate Margolis Scholars, and learn if YOU could be a member the next Margolis Scholars cohort! This panel talks about research opportunities, funding, job opportunities, favorite experiences and more. The Margolis Scholars program is a prestigious, competitive program for Duke University students that demonstrates a strong interest in and commitment […]
- WISER – Health Policy Week October 14, 2020
Join us as we interview Zach Fowler of WISER international for our first podcast, launched during the first annual Health Policy Week. Recorded: October 7, 2020.