Episodes
An AI model accurately predicts a person's race from a chest radiograph with stunning accuracy. Here's why it matters, and how it poses research questions about bias in medicine. 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/features/public/machine Eric J. Topol, MD, Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute; Professor of Molecular Medicine, The Scripps Research...
Published 07/27/22
Published 07/27/22
Abraham Verghese talks with Stanford's Dr Linda Geng, who is studying the puzzling and poorly understood postviral phenomenon known as long COVID. 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/features/public/machine Abraham Verghese, MD, Physician, author, and educator; Professor and Vice Chair, Theory & Practice of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Stanford University,...
Published 06/23/22
Eric Topol speaks with DeepMind CEO Demis Hassabis about harnessing the potential of AI in health and medicine. 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/features/public/machine Eric J. Topol, MD, Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute; Professor of Molecular Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California; Editor-in-Chief, Medscape Demis Hassabis,...
Published 06/15/22
Pain is central to every specialty, and we all played a part in the opioid crisis, says Dr Haider Warraich, author of The Song of Our Scars: The Untold Story of Pain. 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/features/public/machine Eric J. Topol, MD, Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute; Professor of Molecular Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla,...
Published 05/20/22
Stanford's Benjamin Pinsky on the potential for even more transmissible and pathogenic versions of the SARS-CoV-2 virus to arise. 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/features/public/machine Eric J. Topol, MD, Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute; Professor of Molecular Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California; Editor-in-Chief,...
Published 04/21/22
Why we should be shifting into high gear on treatments for long COVID and a pan-beta-coronavirus vaccine. 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/features/public/machine Eric J. Topol, MD, Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute; Professor of Molecular Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California; Editor-in-Chief, Medscape Abraham Verghese, MD,...
Published 04/08/22
Former NIMH Director Tom Insel explains how the medical model has failed the field of psychiatry. 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/features/public/machine Eric J. Topol, MD, Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute; Professor of Molecular Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California; Editor-in-Chief, Medscape Abraham Verghese, MD,...
Published 03/25/22
Epidemiologist-engineer Michael Mina thinks diagnostics belong in the hands of the people. 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/features/public/machine Eric J. Topol, MD, Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute; Professor of Molecular Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California; Editor-in-Chief, Medscape Abraham Verghese, MD, Physician,...
Published 03/09/22
Randy Olson on what science can learn from Hollywood about communicating with the masses. 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/969151 Eric J. Topol, MD, Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute; Professor of Molecular Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California; Editor-in-Chief, Medscape Randy Olson, PhD, MFA, Independent...
Published 02/25/22
'Your Local Epidemiologist' Katelyn Jetelina translates the COVID science for millions. This podcast is intended for US healthcare professionals only. Eric J. Topol, MD; Abraham Verghese, MD; Katelyn K. Jetelina, PhD, MPH Your Local Epidemiologist (YLE) Newsletter: https://yourlocalepidemiologist.substack.com/about 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...
Published 02/17/22
Two bouts with cancer and a cardiac arrest at age 35 haven't stopped this ophthalmologist-comedian from becoming a social media phenomenon for hilariously poking fun at medicine and himself. This podcast is intended for US health professionals only. Eric J. Topol, MD, Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute; Professor of Molecular Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California; Editor-in-Chief, Medscape Abraham Verghese, MD, Physician, author, and educator;...
Published 01/13/22
Eric Topol and Abraham Verghese reflect on 2021's extraordinary podcast guests, and how we excelled in science and healthcare but were tripped up by the vagaries of human behavior. This podcast is intended for US healthcare professionals only. For more episodes of Medicine and the Machine https://www.medscape.com/features/public/machine Eric J. Topol, MD, Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute; Professor of Molecular Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla,...
Published 12/22/21
Andy Slavitt believes we've made real progress, despite overselling vaccines and the public's dismay with rapidly changing science. This podcast is intended for US healthcare professionals only. Eric J. Topol, MD, Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute; Professor of Molecular Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California; Editor-in-Chief, Medscape Abraham Verghese, MD, Physician, author, and educator; Professor and Vice Chair, Theory & Practice of Medicine,...
Published 12/14/21
This podcast is intended for US healthcare professionals only. Her message to academia: If you really want diversity, equity, and inclusion in medicine, put your money where your mouth is. Eric J. Topol, MD, Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute; Professor of Molecular Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California; Editor-in-Chief, Medscape Abraham Verghese, MD, Physician, author, and educator; Professor and Vice Chair, Theory & Practice of Medicine,...
Published 11/09/21
Talking about how being vaccinated will let school-aged kids get back to normal life is paramount. 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/960620 Eric J. Topol, MD, Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute; Professor of Molecular Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California; Editor-in-Chief, Medscape Abraham Verghese, MD, Physician,...
Published 11/01/21
This podcast is intended for US healthcare professionals only. If you want her to stop talking about racial and gender disparities in healthcare, fix the system. To read a full transcript of this episode or to comment please visit: https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/960379 Eric J. Topol, MD, Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute; Professor of Molecular Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California; Editor-in-Chief, Medscape Abraham Verghese, MD, Physician,...
Published 10/20/21
Dr Eric Topol explores the next 20 years of progress in artificial intelligence with expert Kai-Fu Lee. To read a full transcript of this episode or to comment please visit: https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/958771 This podcast is intended for US healthcare professionals only. Host and Guest bylines Eric J. Topol, MD, Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute; Professor of Molecular Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California; Editor-in-Chief, Medscape ...
Published 10/04/21
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...
Published 09/22/21
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...
Published 09/14/21
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:...
Published 08/30/21
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: [email protected]
Published 08/20/21
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....
Published 08/03/21
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...
Published 07/09/21
To read a full transcript of this episode or to comment please visit: https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/951481 In her new book Life on the Line, Emma Goldberg shines a spotlight on "the absolutely invaluable work of healthcare providers" during the COVID crisis in New York. Life on the Line: Young Doctors Come of Age in a Pandemic https://www.harpercollins.com/products/life-on-the-line-emma-goldberg?variant=32894728437794 In her new book 'Life on the Line,' Emma Goldberg shines a...
Published 06/25/21