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Join Medscape editor-in-chief Eric Topol, MD, and master storyteller and clinician Abraham Verghese, MD, as they interview experts on the hottest topics in healthcare ranging from COVID-19 to social determinants of health to bringing humanity back to medicine.

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Join Medscape editor-in-chief Eric Topol, MD, and master storyteller and clinician Abraham Verghese, MD, as they interview experts on the hottest topics in healthcare ranging from COVID-19 to social determinants of health to bringing humanity back to medicine.

    Wellcome Trust's Jeremy Farrar: 'Seeing the End of the Pandemic Is Premature'

    Wellcome Trust's Jeremy Farrar: 'Seeing the End of the Pandemic Is Premature'

    Jeremy Farrar explains why we must expect new variants, and why he'd like to give away his booster shot.
    This podcast is intended for US healthcare professionals only.
    To read a full transcript of this episode or to comment please visit: https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/957150
    You may also like:
    Medscape's Chief Cardiology Correspondent Dr. John M. Mandrola's This Week In Cardiology: https://www.medscape.com/twic
    Discussions on topics at the core of cardiology and the practice of medicine with Dr Robert A. Harrington and guests on The Bob Harrington Show: https://www.medscape.com/author/bob-harrington
    For questions or feedback, please email: news@medscape.net

    • 34 min
    A Leading Virologist Reveals His Two 'Nightmare' Viruses

    A Leading Virologist Reveals His Two 'Nightmare' Viruses

    To read a full transcript of this episode or to comment please visit: https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/958292
    Virologist Florian Krammer talks about how much we should worry about the Delta virus and the truth about antibody tests.
    This podcast is intended for US healthcare professionals only.
    You may also like:
    Medscape's Chief Cardiology Correspondent Dr. John M. Mandrola's This Week In Cardiology: https://www.medscape.com/twic
    Discussions on topics at the core of cardiology and the practice of medicine with Dr. Robert A. Harrington and guests on The Bob Harrington Show: https://www.medscape.com/author/bob-harrington
    For questions or feedback, please email: news@medscape.net

    • 47 min
    'Coma' Author Robin Cook on Medical Thrillers and Healthcare

    'Coma' Author Robin Cook on Medical Thrillers and Healthcare

    With his latest book, 'Viral,' Robin Cook says he's trying to entertain people and get them to think about the parts of healthcare that aren't working.
    To read a full transcript of this episode or to comment please visit: https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/956839
    Robin Cook, 'Viral': https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/667077/viral-by-robin-cook/
    You may also like:
    Medscape's Chief Cardiology Correspondent Dr John M. Mandrola's This Week In Cardiology: https://www.medscape.com/twic
    Discussions on topics at the core of cardiology and the practice of medicine with Dr Robert A. Harrington and guests on The Bob Harrington Show: https://www.medscape.com/author/bob-harrington
    For questions or feedback, please email: news@medscape.net

    • 39 min
    Google's Head of AI Talks About the Future of the EHR and Technology in Medicine

    Google's Head of AI Talks About the Future of the EHR and Technology in Medicine

    To read a full transcript of this episode or to comment please visit: https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/954956
    You may also like:
    Medscape's Chief Cardiology Correspondent Dr John M. Mandrola's This Week In Cardiology: https://www.medscape.com/twic
    Discussions on topics at the core of cardiology and the practice of medicine with Dr Robert A. Harrington and guests on The Bob Harrington Show: https://www.medscape.com/author/bob-harrington
    For questions or feedback, please email: news@medscape.net

    • 42 min
    Simplifying COVID Immunology, One Metaphor at a Time

    Simplifying COVID Immunology, One Metaphor at a Time

    With tales of Post-it Notes and fire trucks, Shane Crotty explains COVID immunology and vaccine responses for scientists and nonscientists alike.
    To read a full transcript of this episode or to comment please visit: https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/954796
    You may also like:
    Medscape's Chief Cardiology Correspondent Dr John M. Mandrola's This Week In Cardiology: https://www.medscape.com/twic
    Discussions on topics at the core of cardiology and the practice of medicine with Dr Robert A. Harrington and guests on The Bob Harrington Show: https://www.medscape.com/author/bob-harrington
    For questions or feedback, please email: news@medscape.net

    • 38 min
    To End Burnout, Doctors Must Change the Culture of Medicine

    To End Burnout, Doctors Must Change the Culture of Medicine

    To read a full transcript of this episode or to comment please visit: https://wwww.medscape.com/viewarticle/953633
    The culture of medicine is an invisible force with the strength of gravity that keeps the profession stuck, Robert Pearl says. To move forward, physicians have to own their role and drive change.
    Uncaring: How the Culture of Medicine Kills Doctors & Patients https://www.publicaffairsbooks.com/titles/robert-pearl-md/uncaring/9781541758254/
    You may also like:
    Medscape's Chief Cardiology Correspondent Dr John M. Mandrola's This Week In Cardiology https://www.medscape.com/twic
    Discussions on topics at the core of cardiology and the practice of medicine with Dr. Robert A. Harrington and guests on The Bob Harrington Show https://www.medscape.com/author/bob-harrington
    For questions or feedback, please email: news@medscape.net

    • 44 min

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