Leilani R. Graham


Check out some of the podcasts Leilani has been featured in below.

Terrible, Thanks for Asking

You know how every day someone asks “how are you?” And even if you’re totally dying inside, you just say “fine,” so everyone can go about their day? This show is the opposite of that. Hosted by author (It's Okay to Laugh (Crying Is Cool Too)) and notable widow (her words) Nora McInerny, this is a funny/sad/uncomfortable podcast about talking honestly about our pain, our awkwardness, and our humanness, which is not an actual word.


Patients Have Power

This is Patients Have Power, where we talk to kick-ass patients about their empowering journeys.

Lilly Stairs and Aaron Jun, Heads of Patient Advocacy and Marketing respectively at Clara Health, are joined by patient advocates, healthcare professionals, and more in wide-ranging discussions about healthcare health journeys in the 21st century.


ePatient Portrait Film

Stanford Medicine X | ED 2017

Dir. Paul Shepherd

Prod. Larry Chu and Paul Shepherd


ePatient Oral Ignite!

Stanford Medicine X | ED 2017

How does what happens to us define who we are? How does knowledge of future likelihoods inform our current sense of self? In this talk I will explore how my identity has changed as a result of my health journey and how our evolving relationship with health impacts the ability to figure out who we are.

Everyone Included™ Episode 7: PCOR and CER

Stanford Medicine X

Leilani gives her views on improvement and successes from her first hand experience on patient-centered design.


Why I don't always want my doctors to tell me what it 'might' be

“I am learning more and more that I process things of great matter in latency. I don’t become hysterical in the moment; I don’t break down at the first sign of decay.
It is a defense mechanism that has served me well over the years…”

The Illusion of Choice: Being Listed for Transplant

"Think back to when you were a kid and someone (father, brother, pal) would amicably offer you two raised arms with closed fists. “Pick one!” they’d say, while simultaneously winking towards the fist that held the object. You smile, thinking yourself clever for catching on enough to pick the correct side. You grin as the hand opens and your prize is inside. This is the illusion of choice..."

Social Media for Spoonies: A Double-Edged Sword

Ah, social media. My generation’s bastard child, a double-edged sword, a false reality. It gives and it takes without regard for the emotional capacity, the present day’s to-do list, the general life plan, etc. of its consumer…