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Join Medscape editor-in-chief Eric Topol, MD, and master storyteller and clinician Abraham Verghese, MD, on Medicine and the Machine as they discuss the power and pitfalls of artificial intelligence, and how it will change modern medicine.

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Join Medscape editor-in-chief Eric Topol, MD, and master storyteller and clinician Abraham Verghese, MD, on Medicine and the Machine as they discuss the power and pitfalls of artificial intelligence, and how it will change modern medicine.

    Vivek Murthy: Everyone Gets Lonely; Here's How to Counter It

    Vivek Murthy: Everyone Gets Lonely; Here's How to Counter It

    In this episode of Medicine and the Machine, Vivek Murthy, the 19th Surgeon General, discusses the importance of social connections in medicine and life, and how to maintain them during the pandemic.

    • 50 min
    The Remarkable Value of Thinking Broadly: A COVID-19 Trifecta

    The Remarkable Value of Thinking Broadly: A COVID-19 Trifecta

    Social scientist and technology expert Zeynep Tufekci has been prescient about COVID-19 transmission. Eric Topol talks with her about how she does it and why such approaches make the difference.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Charting a Path Out of COVID Means Remembering Data and Humanity

    Charting a Path Out of COVID Means Remembering Data and Humanity

    Caitlin Rivers discusses the missteps and opportunities amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 'We can always chart a better course and end up where we need to be,' she said.

    • 35 min
    Uché Blackstock, One of the Great Young Activists in Medicine

    Uché Blackstock, One of the Great Young Activists in Medicine

    Two dermatologists discuss how far the profession has come -- and the still long road ahead.

    • 34 min
    Rushing a COVID-19 Vaccine Could Lead to 'Perpetual Limbo'

    Rushing a COVID-19 Vaccine Could Lead to 'Perpetual Limbo'

    Natalie Dean talks about why it's critical to complete vaccine trials before starting widespread use, and the continued importance of contact tracing, rapid testing, masks, and physical distancing.

    • 41 min
    COVID-19 Immune Responses Explained

    COVID-19 Immune Responses Explained

    Akiko Iwasaki explains why waning COVID antibody levels are not a cause for alarm; cytokine 'hurricanes'; herd immunity; long COVID; sex differences in infection; and more.

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
31 Ratings

31 Ratings

JoshCrist ,

Thoughtful, insightful and actionable! 🙌

Whether you’re well established as someone innovating at the intersection of medicine and AI, or just getting started as a catalyst for change - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Dr. Topol and Dr. Verghese do an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of successfully navigating an ever changing healthcare landscape - with leaders who are actually in the field themselves. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

Mayanrn ,

Dr. Anthony Faucci

Awesome podcast. Uplifting in much needed times. Fan for Life.

taahir87 ,

Great but...

While the content and speakers are thoughtful, insightful and interesting I find the quality of sound of the podcast to be quite low. Sounds electronic almost. Please improve on the sound quality!!

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