MAKING THE CUT

MAKING THE CUT

Listen in as the true-life story of Dr. Michael Marwan Meguid's coming of age is shared in an unforgettable way. Dr. Meguid, born in Cairo and raised in Germany and England, grew up to become an internationally renowned surgeon, founding a medical journal while practicing and conducting research at Harvard's Mass General, Brigham & Women's, MIT, UCLA, and Syracuse University. Featuring 99 roles performed by voices actors all over the world, from Saudi Arabia to Scotland, Los Angeles to Abu Dhabi, MAKING THE CUT is a story-telling unlike anything you've heard before. Prejudice, Love, Passion, Betrayal, Loyalty, Triumph, Devastation, Redemption: it's all here in MAKING THE CUT: The (mostly) True Life Story of a Retired Surgeon.

Episodes

September 1, 2020 27 min
Important mail arrives as Michael re-takes the exam for the Primary Surgical Fellowship, the gateway to becoming a surgeon. Will he make the cut?
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Michael's relationship with Hanna takes a turn that will forever change them both.
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August 25, 2020 15 min
 

Having succumbed to the temptations of Hanna rather than hitting the books, Michael now pays a price for his choices.
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August 20, 2020 40 min
 

Michael says yes to a fellow doctor's cry for help in order to atone for his sins, inadvertently making way for his surgical idol to appear. 
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August 18, 2020 25 min
 

When new challenges emerge in Michael's journey and that of others, a helping hand in times of trouble tips the scale of life and death.
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August 13, 2020 25 min
Michael enjoys the thrill of cutting even as he wrestles temptation.
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August 11, 2020 36 min
Michael gets caught up in a storm both outside and in. As the winds rage through his heart, the next chapter of his medical career is set in motion.
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August 6, 2020 37 min
When racial prejudice prevents Michael from getting a position at his chosen hospital, he is forced to look elsewhere, setting him on the path of a major life complication.
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August 4, 2020 17 min
Michael and Victoria return to London and attempt a transition into living as husband and wife.
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July 28, 2020 8 min
While we bring you an announcement about Making the Cut, enjoy one of our favorite clips from the season so far.
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July 23, 2020 40 min
 

Michael, at last, heads to Harvard's Massachusetts General.
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July 21, 2020 24 min
 

Michael takes some advice from Mr. Hart and gets exactly the opportunity he needs to advance his education. He just has to jump through a few bureaucratic hoops first.
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July 16, 2020 30 min
Michael crashes headlong into the undeniable fragility of life itself as he finishes his obstetrical rotation.
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July 14, 2020 36 min
During his obstetrical rotation, Michael is surrounded by the outcomes of choices his patients made. When a former love re-appears, he must make a choice as well. 
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July 9, 2020 38 min
In the second half of his stint as Locum House Officer, Michael learns the hard way that some surgeons harm rather than heal.
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July 7, 2020 19 min
Michael encounters a much-needed mentor and father figure while learning a great deal about the true practice of healing.
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July 2, 2020 33 min
Michael encounters two mentor possibilities and participates in a surgery for the first time. 
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June 30, 2020 26 min
Michael is exhilarated when he is assigned to clerk the patient of a prominent surgeon. His efforts to impress, however, don't quite go according to plan. 
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June 25, 2020 12 min
Michael experiences a crushing loss that brings the challenges of making it through medical school into stark detail. 
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June 23, 2020 19 min
Michael finally earns his way across Gower Street and begins seeing patients. He also crosses into untouched lands elsewhere.
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