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Dr. Sherine Gabriel, Dean of the Mayo Medical School at the Mayo Clinic

Dr. Sherine Gabriel, Dean of the Mayo Medical School at the Mayo Clinic

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Sherine Gabriel, Dean of the Mayo Medical school at the prestigous Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, as well as a new medical school to be opened in Arizona. Dr. Gabriel talks about shifting their patient-centered medical training to incorporate 21st century needs including genomics, social determinants of health and prevention.

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, Chair of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, UPenn

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, Chair of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, UPenn

This week, Mark and Margaret speak with Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, Vice Provost for Global Initiatives and chair of medical ethics and health policy at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Emanuel served as special advisor for health policy for the Obama Administration¬†assisting in the formulation of the Affordable Care Act and discusses the law’s potential impact on population health .

Dr. Jeffery Levi, Trust for America’s Health

Dr. Jeffery Levi, Trust for America’s Health

This week, Mark and Margaret speak with Dr. Jeffery Levi, Executive Director of Trust for America’s Health, a non profit organization seeking to make disease prevention a national priority. Dr. Levi discusses his recent report: A Healthier America 2013, in which he outlines prevention strategies focusing on obesity, public health, flu pandemics and bioterrorism readiness.