In both its spoken and written forms, the English language is constantly evolving. Grammar - the system and structure that underpin communications - and linguistics - the science of its study - can help us make sense of these shifts and changes. We talk with experts in each field about the quirks, foibles, understanding and glory of the written and spoken word.
Guest Host: Matthew Felling
The hours are grueling, the pressures enormous, the rewards ambiguous. Medical training has long been a tough, high-stakes grind, one that makes many new doctors question why they got into the profession in the first place. We talk to two doctors about the inner doubts and pressures they confronted, and how they overcame them.
- Shubhada Hooli Second Year Pediatric Resident at Children's National Medial Center in Washington DC.
- Sandeep Jauhar cardiologist; physicist; regular contributor to The New York Times "Cases" column; and author of "Intern: A Doctor's Initiation" (Farrar Straus Giroux)
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