Lives Radio Show & Podcast – Emily McElroy

Lives Radio Show & Podcast with Stuart Chittenden

Sep 23 2021 • 48 mins

Emily McElroy is the inaugural dean of the https://www.unmc.edu/library/ (McGoogan Health Sciences Library) at the https://www.unmc.edu/ (University of Nebraska Medical Cente)r. In this show she talks about the brand new https://www.unmc.edu/wigton/ (Wigton Heritage Center) and its many fascinating exhibits, including that of Dr. Susan La Flesche Picotte, America’s first Native American physician in traditional western medicine. We also talk about the role of the health science library and how it engages researchers, doctors, medical students and faculty, and Nebraska residents. McElroy is committed to the library’s mission of connecting the past, informing the present, and building the future. McElroy also talks about her personal experiences with depression and suicidal ideation and how that has informed and influenced her life and work.