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POSTPONED: Doctors Without Boundaries

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Sunday, April 12, 2020 from 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM (EDT)

POSTPONED: Doctors Without Boundaries

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Medicine is expensive. Insurance is a disaster. Stigma, discrimination, and social exclusion prevent folks from getting the care they need. And to top it all off, the human body is just plain horrifying!!

Andres Mallipudi and Darien Sutton know these facts better than anyone. As real-life ER doctors, they work with patients every day whose access to treatment is limited by cost-cutters, middlemen, and a culture in denial about the physical and emotional vulnerabilities we all share. They also present with symptoms of chronic oversharing—a malady for which leading researchers suggest there is no cure.

Thankfully for us, they’ve agreed to weave their gnarliest and funniest professional stories into comedy gold in Doctors Without Boundaries.

Every month, Andres and Darien reflect on their medical practice with compassion, sociohistorical context, and humor. Comedians perform stand-up routines that feature ailments of all kinds, and Caveat’s doctors-in-residence discuss the comics’ illnesses with them as they would any walk-in Emergency Room patients.

Audiences also gain from their expertise. The #NoCopay question box is open for anyone in the crowd to ask anonymous medical questions—whether they have to do with embarrassing symptoms or advice about navigating a challenging doctor–patient relationship—no intake form to complete, no credit card to put on file.

Everyone leaves a little enlightened, a lot entertained, and with tools to navigate the labyrinthine clusterfuck of American healthcare with agency and dignity.

 

 

Doors 9:00 PM, show 9:30 PM.
Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door.
21+
This event is mixed seated and standing room. Seats are first-come, first-served.
No outside food or drink is allowed. See our menu here
REFUND POLICY: Tickets may be refunded up to 24 hours before the event. Within 24 hours we may take exchanges for other events at our discretion. No refunds after the event.

 

Medical Disclaimer: The information in this show is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. All content presented in this show is for general information purposes only.

 

 

ABOUT CAVEAT ORIGINAL SHOWS

This show is a Caveat Original! It was created though our Caveat Lab development process, built using the expertise of both academics and entertainers to bring you a show that will make you a little bit smarter and a little bit drunker. 

 

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21 A Clinton Street
New York, NY 10002

Sunday, April 12, 2020 from 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM (EDT)


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CAVEAT is a downtown venue that puts on kick-ass, smart events. We’re redefining the boundary between intellect and entertainment. When the thirst for knowledge hits, you don’t have to sit at home watching TED Talks or binge-reading Wikipedia: this is a home for people who love learning, playing, and getting tipsy. Come for the oddball programming – stay for the beer, food and curious company.

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