21 min

The First to Mandate Vaccines: A Hospital System’s Story On Medical Grounds

    • Medicine

In our new series White Coat Radicals, Jane talks to Dr. Marc Boom, the physician CEO of Houston Methodist, about vaccine mandates, politicized medicine, and the radicalization of medical professionals during the COVID pandemic.

(00:13) Introduction to Dr. Boom
(01:00) Why support the mandate?
(03:21) Why did some employees refuse?
(07:30) Town halls
(09:46) Lawsuit
(12:03) Allowed exemptions
(13:08) Science and compliance disconnect
(16:22) Misinformation consequences
(17:25) How do you fight misinformation?

In our new series White Coat Radicals, Jane talks to Dr. Marc Boom, the physician CEO of Houston Methodist, about vaccine mandates, politicized medicine, and the radicalization of medical professionals during the COVID pandemic.

(00:13) Introduction to Dr. Boom
(01:00) Why support the mandate?
(03:21) Why did some employees refuse?
(07:30) Town halls
(09:46) Lawsuit
(12:03) Allowed exemptions
(13:08) Science and compliance disconnect
(16:22) Misinformation consequences
(17:25) How do you fight misinformation?

21 min