Episodes
Gaps in public health preparation and priorities appeared years before SARS-CoV-2 arrived in the US. 'What happened before told you so much about what would happen during the pandemic,' Lewis says.  To read a full transcript of this episode or to comment please visit:  https://wwww.medscape.com/viewarticle/951399  The Premonition: A Pandemic Story. Michael Lewis, MS  https://wwnorton.com/books/9780393881554
Published 06/04/21
Dr Eric Topol and data scientist Youyang Gu discuss COVID-19 modeling: 'Having more inputs is not always the best; it's which inputs you focus on.'
Published 02/08/21
With SARS-CoV-2 now endemic, the community needs to be prepared for it to evolve and for other viruses to jump from animals to humans, Eddie Holmes tells Eric Topol.
Published 01/05/21
Eric Topol and vaccine expert Paul Offit have a one-on-one to discuss where we are regarding the development, authorization, and/or licensure of vaccines to prevent COVID-19.
Published 10/27/20
In response to concerns about the appearance of political interference at the FDA, commissioner Stephen Hahn promises, 'I am not going to allow outside pressure to affect the decision-making.'
Published 10/09/20
Eric Topol talks with Paul Offit about the timing of phase 3 vaccine trials, the need for public trust, and what might not be known when a vaccine rollout begins.
Published 09/10/20
WebMD Chief Medical Officer John Whyte talks with Eric Topol about how he interprets preliminary COVID-19 research making the rounds on social media and the role of technology in curbing the pandemic.
Published 03/25/20
Published 03/25/20
Eric Topol talks with Zubin Damania about physician activism; why the hierarchy of healthcare doesn't work; and how his alter ego, ZDoggMD, may change all that.
Published 01/30/20
Cardiologist Haider Warraich discusses his prolific writing career in this episode of Medscape One-on-One with Eric Topol.
Published 12/19/19
The Foldscope, Paperfuge, and Octopi are inexpensive diagnostic tools that Manu Prakash and his team have invented to improve the lives of people around the world.
Published 11/20/19
Using terms like 'customer' and 'consumer' take the humanity out of medicine, says patient/family engagement consultant Hala Durrah in her interview with Eric Topol.
Published 10/21/19
Magdalena Skipper, the first woman to serve as editor-in-chief of Nature, discusses open access, preprints, communication, and other important topics facing scientific publishing in this interview with Eric Topol.
Published 09/20/19
Dr Jen Gunter, author of 'The Vagina Bible,' is taking on controversial health issues one group (and Goop) at a time.
Published 08/26/19
Eric Topol interviews physician writer Matt McCarthy on his new book 'Superbugs' and current hot topics on the fight against antimicrobial resistance.
Published 07/23/19
Siddhartha Mukherjee talks with Eric Topol about Topol's new book and how AI can prevent burnout, improve efficiency, and renew our faith in medical science.
Published 03/28/19
Healthcare providers need to engage the public in a conversation about climate change and how it can affect everyone's health, says former EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy.
Published 03/21/19
Emergency medicine doctor and 'public health guru' Esther Choo on racism, sexism, inequity, and inclusion in medicine.
Published 02/15/19
Eric Topol talks with med student Nicole Treadway about her intriguing essay, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, on confidence and paternalism in medicine.
Published 01/02/19
When the NRA told doctors to 'stay in their lane' and avoid talking about gun control, Dr Judy Melinek's Twitter response sparked national attention.
Published 11/16/18
Geisinger Health System has made headlines for offering free genetic screenings and money-back guarantees to its patients. CEO David Feinberg tells Eric Topol how it all works.
Published 10/05/18
John Ioannidis built a career on critiquing other researchers' work, and now he is looking for ways to improve the scientific process, he tells Eric Topol.
Published 06/26/18
New tools may make the diagnostic process less subjective in mental illness, paving the way for better therapeutics.
Published 02/20/18
The founder of Sun Microsystems predicted that artificial intelligence will replace 80% of physicians, but he says the profession could fortify itself by changing its focus.
Published 02/09/18
Dr Eric Topol discusses factors behind a predicted physician shortage (or lack thereof) with policy expert and ethicist Dr Ezekiel Emanuel.
Published 01/24/18