This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Maria Neira, Director of the Department of Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health at the World Health Organization, on their recent report on pollution’s impact on global health leading to more deaths than HIV, Malaria and TB combined. She discusses the Paris Climate Accord as an important step in addressing the effects of climate change on human health, the ongoing battle to contain HIV/AIDS and how the…
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. C. Michael Gibson, interventional cardiologist and Founder and Chairman of the Board of the WikiDoc Foundation, the world’s largest open source texbook of medicine designed to make medical knowledge free and accessible to all.
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Edward Ellison, Executive Medical Director and Chairman of the Board for the Southern California Permanente Medical Group. He is also National Sponsor of the newly-announced Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine which is being designed to train future clinicians based on Kaiser’s coordinated care and value-based delivery model.
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Georges Benjamin, Executive Director of the American Public Health Association on the need to support federal polices that serve to protect population health in the communities where people live.
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Darrell G. Kirch, President and CEO of the Association of American Medical Colleges which advocates for medical education issues at over 140 American Medical Schools as well as at numerous Veterans Administration Medical Centers. He discusses the challenges being faced by the medical education establishment during this time of rapid transformation of the health care system.
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Steven J. Stack, President of the American Medical Association,the largest professional organization representing the nation’s physicians and medical students. Dr. Stack addresses the medical profession’s ongoing transformation with health IT and meaningful use, ICD-10 adoption and the need to redesign medical training to meet 21st century challenges in the health profession.