Ethics Talk: Illustrating the Importance of Workers Who Earn Low Wages


Dr Noelle Driver joins Ethics Talk to discuss the status of health care workers earning low wages, and Pheobe Cohen shares how her own experience in health care helps motivate her artistic practice as a comic maker. 

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Noelle Driver, MD, MS is a resident in anesthesiology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. She is interested in pursuing a career in pain medicine.

Phoebe Cohen has walked many paths in life, including living in the middle of the Gobi Desert as a Peace Corps Volunteer and working as a paramedic in several states. She has also been drawing cartoons since she was 8 and has occasionally been known to go for up to 5 hours without coffee.

Interview with Dr Noelle Driver recorded February 5, 2021.
Interview with Phoebe Cohen recorded May 19, 2022.


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