Learning Curve

By U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

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Michael Caputo, HHS Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs, takes you behind the scenes at HHS as the experts explain what they're working on and what you need to know. .... Most Recent Episode Dr. Elinore McCance-Katz: Assistant Secretary of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration [1] [1] https://www.hhs.gov/podcasts/learning-curve/learning-curve-14-elinore-mccance-katz-assistant-secretary-of-substance-abuse-and-mental-health-services-administration.html

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EP14 Dr. Elinore McCance-Katz: Assistant Secretary of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
On this episode of “Learning Curve”, Caputo sits down with the head of SAMHSA, Dr. Elinore McCance-Katz to discuss the opioid crisis, health vs. health, and the long-term effects of the COVID-19 shutdowns.
Sep 11, 2020
EP13 Indian Health Service Director Michael Weahkee
On this episode of "Learning Curve", Caputo sits down with IHS Director Michael Weahkee to discuss the COVID-19 response in Indian Country, growing up in New Mexico, and the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps.
Aug 26, 2020
EP12 Eric Hargan: De-regulation, Taiwan, and the Return to Washington
On this episode of “Learning Curve”, Michael Caputo sits down with Eric Hargan to discuss his journey from a small farm in Illinois to Columbia law and Deputy Secretary of HHS under Bush and Trump.
Aug 11, 2020
EP11 Lance Robertson: U.S. Assistant Secretary of Aging
On this episode of “Learning Curve”, Caputo sits down with Lance Robertson to discuss his job as the U.S. Assistant Secretary of Aging, the 30th anniversary of the ADA, and programs offered by the Administration for Community Living.
Aug 07, 2020
EP10 Dr. Moncef Slaoui: Operation Warp Speed
On this episode of “Learning Curve”, Caputo sits down with Dr. Moncef Slaoui, to discuss ongoing vaccine development efforts, convalescent plasma, and the role of the military in Operation Warp Speed.
Aug 01, 2020
EP9 CMS Administrator Seema Verma
On this episode of “Learning Curve”, Caputo sits down with CMS Administrator Seema Verma, to discuss the ongoing efforts around nursing homes, telehealth expansion, and getting back to healthcare during COVID-19.
Jul 16, 2020
EP8 Surgeon General Jerome Adams: America’s Doctor
On this episode of “Learning Curve”, America’s Doctor pays Caputo a house call to discuss the role of the United States Surgeon General, the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, and the challenges of communicating public health information.
Jul 09, 2020
EP7 Dr. Peter Marks: Operation Warp Speed
On this episode of “Learning Curve,” Caputo joins the Director of the FDA’s Center for Biologics, Evaluation, and Research, Dr. Peter Marks, to chat about what types of products the Center oversees, the role personal responsibility plays in the spread of the virus, and the genesis of Operation Warp Speed.
Jul 03, 2020
EP6 Lynn Johnson: The other H in HHS
On this episode of “Learning Curve”, Caputo sits down with Assistant Secretary of the Administration for Children and Families, Lynn Johnson, to discuss the important work HHS does on the Human Services front, the challenges and triumphs of our adoption system, and the impact of COVID-19.
Jun 19, 2020
EP5 Dr. Anthony Fauci: “Science is Truth”
On this episode of “Learning Curve,” Caputo sits down with NIAID Director and Coronavirus Task Force member, Dr. Anthony Fauci to break down the vaccine development process, his early days growing up in Brooklyn, and why science is a good faith attempt to get to the facts.
Jun 17, 2020
EP4 The FDA: Science in Action
On this episode of “Learning Curve”, Caputo sits down with FDA Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn to talk about the race to a vaccine, developing therapeutics, and why the FDA is “science in action.”
Jun 05, 2020
EP3 ASH Brett Giroir on the Public Health Service Corps and Testing
On this episode of “Learning Curve,” Caputo sits down with Assistant Secretary for Health Brett Giroir to discuss the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps and the work the Administration is doing to support testing capacity during COVID-19.
May 29, 2020
EP2 Dr. Robert Kadlec on Facing the Coronavirus Challenge
On this episode of “Learning Curve”, Caputo sits down with Dr. Robert Kadlec to discuss military service, pandemic preparedness, and the resilience of the American spirit. /This content is in the process of Section 508 review. If you need immediate assistance accessing this content, please submit a request to Engagement@hhs.gov. Content will be updated pending the outcome of the Section 508 review./
May 21, 2020
EP1 HHS Secretary Alex Azar on the Race to a Vaccine
On the inaugural episode of “Learning Curve,” Caputo shares his journey to the Department and then is joined by HHS Secretary Azar to discuss what we’ve learned about COVID-19 and the work being done to shorten the timeline to a vaccine.
May 11, 2020