A team of journalists at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution uncovered a nationwide phenomenon of sexual abuse in the medical community. Thousands of doctors, many still practicing, had a lurid history of sexual misconduct, their crimes hidden from the public. On this episode, we’re talking to reporter Carrie Teegardin and illustrator Richard Watkins about how they found victims of abuse all over the country and told their stories.

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Brett Murphy produced this episode. IRE Web Editor Sarah Hutchins edits the podcast. We are recorded in the studios of KBIA at the University of Missouri. 



Gnossienne 4 (Chad Crouch) / CC BY-NC 3.0

August Summer Nights (Kai Engel) / CC BY-NC 4.0

Dry Air (Podington Bear) / CC BY-NC 3.0

Sad Saz (Podington Bear) / CC BY-NC 3.0

I’m So Glad That You Exist (Will Bangs) / CC BY-NC 3.0