The Nocturnists + Explore The Space: Out of the Comfort Zone

A night of storytelling and conversation with The Nocturnists.

Act 1: "Out of the Comfort Zone" Storytelling
Act 2: Panel Conversation with the Storytellers

6:30pm: Doors & Drinks
7:00pm: Show

The Nocturnists is a medical storytelling live show and podcast hosted by Dr. Emily Silverman, and Explore The Space is a medical talk show and podcast hosted by Dr. Mark Shapiro. On Friday, October 18th, 2019, The Nocturnists and Explore The Space join forces for a night of storytelling and conversation about being "out of the comfort zone," featuring stories by Kelly Fitzgerald, Tina Munjal, Jeremy Topin, and Monica Stemmle.


Mark Shapiro

Mark Shapiro is the founder, host, and producer of Explore The Space podcast, a show where healthcare providers and those seeking healthcare come together to share and learn. He is a practicing hospitalist in Santa Rosa, California and enjoys helping his teammates and colleagues find and realize their aspirations.

Emily Silverman

Emily is a hospitalist at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francsico (UCSF), and creator/host of The Nocturnists, a medical storytelling live show and podcast. She has published prose in JAMA, poetry in The Examined Life Journal at the University of Iowa School of Medicine, and is currently embarking on a new writing project with the support of an October 2018 fellowship at the MacDowell Colony. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling with her husband Boaz.