The making of the candidates The latest in an election year series by PBS talks gives new insight into the backgrounds of both John McCain and Barack Obama through the perspectives of top advisors and the journalists who covered both presidential candidates.9:06 a.m.
Michael Kirk: Writer, producer and director of "The Choice," a PBS Frontline series that profiles both Republican and Democratic candidates for president.
Med students' stress leads to burnout, and sometimes worse A recent study shows that nearly half of the medical students surveyed reported burnout, and more than 10 percent say they have considered suicide in the past year. Some wonder if there is a link between medical school burnout and high rates of suicide among physicians.10:06 a.m.
Michael Kavan: Associate dean of student affairs at Creighton University Medical School.
Jim Pacala. MD: Associate professor in the department of family medicine and community health at the University of Minnesota. He directs the department's medical student education program.
Lauren Hughes: Vice president of internal affairs for the American Medical Student Association. She is currently in her fourth year at the University of Iowa medical school.