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The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) Audio interview RSS feed. NEJM (http://www.nejm.org) is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Episode Date
NEJM Interview: Dr. Yogesh Jain on the production of medical evidence that can benefit people in lower-resource settings.
7:37
Dr. Yogesh Jain is a public health physician at Jan Swasthya Sahyog in India. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. S. Chowdhury and Others. Democratizing Evidence Production — A 51-Year-Old Man with Sudden Onset of Dense Hemiparesis. N Engl J Med 2019;381:1501-1505.
Oct 16, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Stacie Dusetzina on three proposals for redesigning the Medicare Part D prescription-drug benefit.
9:54
Dr. Stacie Dusetzina is an associate professor of health policy at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. S.B. Dusetzina, N.L. Keating, and H.A. Huskamp. Proposals to Redesign Medicare Part D — Easing the Burden of Rising Drug Prices. N Engl J Med 2019;381:1401-1404.
Oct 09, 2019
NEJM Interview: Prof. Tara Sklar on recent state laws creating prescription-drug affordability boards.
10:03
Dr. Tara Sklar is a professor of health law at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. T. Sklar and C. Robertson. Affordability Boards — The States’ New Fix for Drug Pricing. N Engl J Med 2019;381:1301-1303.
Oct 02, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Benard Dreyer on government policies and actions that build on a legacy of antiimmigrant sentiment in the United States.
10:41
Dr. Benard Dreyer is a professor of pediatrics at the New York University School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. B.P. Dreyer. Sustained Animus toward Latino Immigrants — Deadly Consequences for Children and Families. N Engl J Med 2019;381:1196-1198.
Sep 25, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Robert Aronowitz on how the largely social processes by which we identify diseases can transform diseases themselves.
11:50
Dr. Robert Aronowitz is chair of the department of History and Sociology of Science at the University of Pennsylvania. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. R. Aronowitz and J.A. Greene. Contingent Knowledge and Looping Effects — A 66-Year-Old Man with PSA-Detected Prostate Cancer and Regrets. N Engl J Med 2019;381:1093-1096.
Sep 18, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Debra Weinstein on policies related to parenting during medical training that could be implemented at the national, institutional, and program levels.
8:14
Dr. Debra Weinstein is vice president for graduate medical education at Partners HealthCare and a member of the Journal’s Perspective Advisory Board. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. D.F. Weinstein, C. Mangurian, and R. Jagsi. Parenting during Graduate Medical Training — Practical Policy Solutions to Promote Change. N Engl J Med 2019;381:995-997.
Sep 11, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Ida Sim on mobile devices and health.
14:22
Dr. Ida Sim is Professor of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), Director of Digital Health for the Division of General Internal Medicine, and codirector, Informatics and Research Innovation at UCSF’s Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. I. Sim. Mobile Devices and Health. N Engl J Med 2019;381:956-968.
Sep 04, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Michael Baden on deaths of women due to complications from illegal abortion attempts.
11:01
Dr. Michael Baden is a forensic pathologist. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. L. Rosenbaum. Perilous Politics — Morbidity and Mortality in the Pre-Roe Era. N Engl J Med 2019;381:893-895.
Sep 04, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Catherine Lucey on the identification and treatment of opioid use disorder in medical students.
9:38
Dr. Catherine Lucey is vice dean for education at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. C.R. Lucey, L. Jones, and A. Eastburn. A Lethal Hidden Curriculum — Death of a Medical Student from Opioid Use Disorder. N Engl J Med 2019;381:793-795. L. Beletsky, S.E. Wakeman, and K. Fiscella. Practicing What We Preach — Ending Physician Health Program Bans on Opioid-Agonist Therapy. N Engl J Med 2019;381:796-798.
Aug 28, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Renee Salas on the effects of climate change on human health and health systems.
13:09
Dr. Renee Salas is an affiliated faculty member at the Harvard Global Health Institute and an emergency medicine physician at Massachusetts General Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. R.N. Salas and C.G. Solomon. The Climate Crisis — Health and Care Delivery. N Engl J Med 2019;381:e13. C. Sorensen and R. Garcia-Trabanino. A New Era of Climate Medicine — Addressing Heat-Triggered Renal Disease. N Engl J Med 2019;381:693-696. G. McCarthy and A. Bernstein. Combating EPA Rollbacks — Health Care’s Response to a Retreat on Climate. N Engl J Med 2019;381:696-698. R.N. Salas, D. Malina, and C.G. Solomon. Prioritizing Health in a Changing Climate. N Engl J Med 2019;381:773-774.
Aug 21, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Kelly Knight on reproductive injustice and actions clinicians can take to prevent disparities in reproductive health outcomes
15:58
Dr. Kelly Knight is an associate professor in the Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. K.R. Knight and Others. Reproductive (In)justice — Two Patients with Avoidable Poor Reproductive Outcomes. N Engl J Med 2019;381:593-596.
Aug 14, 2019
NEJM Interview: Elizabeth Nash on state-level abortion restrictions, including recent efforts that directly challenge Roe v. Wade.
9:13
Elizabeth Nash is the senior state issues manager at the Guttmacher Institute. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. E. Nash. Abortion Rights in Peril — What Clinicians Need to Know. N Engl J Med 2019;381:497-499.
Aug 07, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Katherine A. High on gene therapy for genetic disease.
15:22
Dr. Katherine High is Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania and president and head of research and development at Spark Therapeutics. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. K.A. High and M.G. Roncarolo. Gene Therapy. N Engl J Med 2019;381:455-464.
Jul 31, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Deborah Anderson on the potential for new contraceptive methods to ease problems associated with population growth.
6:00
Dr. Deborah Anderson is a professor of obstetrics and gynecology, microbiology, and medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. D.J. Anderson. Population and the Environment — Time for Another Contraception Revolution. N Engl J Med 2019;381:397-399.
Jul 31, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Pieter Cohen on the legal status of cannabidiol and an opportunity to strengthen the FDA’s approach to safety requirements for new dietary ingredients.
7:42
Dr. Pieter Cohen is an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. P.A. Cohen and J. Sharfstein. The Opportunity of CBD — Reforming the Law. N Engl J Med 2019;381:297-299.
Jul 24, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Anita Berlin on the relationship between the state and medical care and maintaining the integrity of the medical code of ethics.
14:10
Anita Berlin is a professor of primary care education at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. A. Berlin and Others. The Right and Left Hands of the State — Two Patients at Risk of Deportation. N Engl J Med 2019;381:197-201.
Jul 17, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Julie Cantor on steps taken by local governments to control the spread of measles.
22:02
Dr. Julie Cantor is an adjunct professor at the UCLA School of Law. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. J.D. Cantor. Mandatory Measles Vaccination in New York City — Reflections on a Bold Experiment. N Engl J Med 2019;381:101-103. R.D. Silverman, D.J. Opel, and S.B. Omer. Vaccination over Parental Objection — Should Adolescents Be Allowed to Consent to Receiving Vaccines? N Engl J Med 2019;381:104-106.
Jul 10, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Evan E. Eichler on genetic variation, comparative genomics, and the diagnosis of disease.
7:53
Dr. Evan Eichler is Professor of Genome Sciences at the University of Washington. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. E.E. Eichler. Genetic Variation, Comparative Genomics, and the Diagnosis of Disease. N Engl J Med 2019;381:64-74.
Jul 03, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Roy Perlis on esketamine as an option for treatment-resistant depression.
8:16
Dr. Roy Perlis is the director of the Center for Quantitative Health at Massachusetts General Hospital and a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Kim and Others. Esketamine for Treatment-Resistant Depression — First FDA-Approved Antidepressant in a New Class. N Engl J Med 2019;381:1-4.
Jul 03, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Jonathan Oberlander on the latest legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act and the ongoing health policy stalemate in Washington.
7:50
Dr. Jonathan Oberlander is a professor of social medicine and health policy and management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Oberlander. Sitting in Limbo — Obamacare under Divided Government. N Engl J Med 2019;380:2485-2487.
Jun 26, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Héctor Carrasco on strategies for uncovering and addressing the fundamental causes of complex health problems.
10:14
Dr. Héctor Carrasco is a physician and a doctor of public health candidate at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. H. Carrasco, L. Messac, and S.M. Holmes. Misrecognition and Critical Consciousness — An 18-Month-Old Boy with Pneumonia and Chronic Malnutrition. N Engl J Med 2019;380:2385-2389.
Jun 19, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Deborah Dowell on concerns about misimplementation and misapplication of the CDC’s opioid-prescribing guideline.
8:46
Dr. Deborah Dowell is the chief medical officer of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. D. Dowell, T. Haegerich, and R. Chou. No Shortcuts to Safer Opioid Prescribing. N Engl J Med 2019;380:2285-2287.
Jun 12, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Michael F. Clarke on clinical and therapeutic implications of cancer stem cells.
9:15
Dr. Michael F. Clarke is a professor at Stanford Medical School and Associate Director of the Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. M.F. Clarke. Clinical and Therapeutic Implications of Cancer Stem Cells. N Engl J Med 2019;380:2237-2245.
Jun 05, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Anthony Fauci on troubling increases in measles cases in the United States and globally.
12:11
Dr. Anthony Fauci is director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. C.I. Paules, H.D. Marston, and A.S. Fauci. Measles in 2019 — Going Backward. N Engl J Med 2019;380:2185-2187. R.D. Silverman, D.J. Opel, and S.B. Omer. Vaccination over Parental Objection — Should Adolescents Be Allowed to Consent to Receiving Vaccines? N Engl J Med. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1905814. J.D. Cantor. Mandatory Measles Vaccination in New York City — Reflections on a Bold Experiment. N Engl J Med. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1905941.
Jun 05, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Sanjeev Krishna on delays in parasite clearance observed in patients with malaria treated with artesunate.
8:17
Dr. Sanjeev Krishna is a professor of molecular parasitology and medicine at St. George’s, University of London. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Wang and Others. A Temporizing Solution to “Artemisinin Resistance”. N Engl J Med 2019;380:2087-2089.
May 29, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr on an ambitious new HIV goal for the United States and lessons to be learned from the global HIV response.
10:47
Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr is the director of ICAP at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. W.M. El-Sadr and Others. AIDS in America — Back in the Headlines at Long Last. N Engl J Med 2019;380:1985-1987. S. Kishore, M. Hayden, and J. Rich. Lessons from Scott County — Progress or Paralysis on Harm Reduction? N Engl J Med 2019;380:1988-1990.
May 22, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Daphna Stroumsa on the limitations of classification systems in health care and their potential effects on patients.
10:36
Dr. Daphna Stroumsa is a fellow in the National Clinician Scholars Program and a clinical lecturer in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Michigan. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. D. Stroumsa and Others. The Power and Limits of Classification — A 32-Year-Old Man with Abdominal Pain. N Engl J Med 2019;380:1885-1888.
May 15, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Jeremy Farrar on the emergence and spread of new infectious diseases and ensuring swift, coordinated action in the face of threats.
9:47
Dr. Jeremy Farrar is the director of the Wellcome Trust. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. J.J. Farrar. Stopping the Gaps in Epidemic Preparedness. N Engl J Med 2019;380:1788-1789.
May 08, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Helen Blau on stem cells in the treatment of disease.
9:12
Dr. Helen Blau is the director of the Baxter Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. H.M. Blau and G.Q. Daley. Stem Cells in the Treatment of Disease. N Engl J Med 2019;380:1748-1760.
May 01, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Matthew Fiedler on policies for extending coverage to the remaining uninsured populations in the United States.
8:38
Dr. Matthew Fiedler is a fellow with the Center for Health Policy at the Brookings Institution. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. M. Fiedler and Others. Building on the ACA to Achieve Universal Coverage. N Engl J Med 2019;380:1685-1688.
May 01, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. J. Brian Byrd on the recall of products containing angiotensin-receptor blockers and the implications for patient care.
12:19
Dr. J. Brian Byrd is an assistant professor of internal medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. J.B. Byrd, G.M. Chertow, and V. Bhalla. Hypertension Hot Potato — Anatomy of the Angiotensin-Receptor Blocker Recalls. N Engl J Med 2019;380:1589-1591.
Apr 24, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. David Ansell on racial disparities in health that result from unequal distribution of power and resources.
9:55
Dr. David Ansell is the senior vice president for community health equity at Rush University Medical Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. K. Pallok, F. De Maio, and D.A. Ansell. Structural Racism — A 60-Year-Old Black Woman with Breast Cancer. N Engl J Med 2019;380:1489-1493.
Apr 17, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Scott Podolsky on the revolution in pharmaceutical marketing that set the stage for physician “education” about treating pain with opioids.
8:28
Dr. Scott Podolsky is a professor of global health and social medicine at Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. S.H. Podolsky, D. Herzberg, and J.A. Greene. Preying on Prescribers (and Their Patients) — Pharmaceutical Marketing, Iatrogenic Epidemics, and the Sackler Legacy. N Engl J Med 2019;380:1785-1787.
May 08, 2019
NEJM Interview: Terry Langbaum and Dr. Tom Smith on issues faced by long-term survivors with metastatic cancer.
19:49
Terry Langbaum is chief administrative officer at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. Dr. Tom Smith is a medical oncologist and the director of palliative medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. T. Langbaum and T.J. Smith. Time to Study Metastatic-Cancer Survivorship. N Engl J Med 2019;380:1300-1302.
Apr 03, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Isaac Kohane on machine learning in medicine.
16:31
Dr. Isaac Kohane, the interviewee, is chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics and professor of biomedical informatics and pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. A. Rajkomar, J. Dean, and I. Kohane. Machine Learning in Medicine. N Engl J Med 2019;380:1347-1358.
Apr 03, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Ingrid Binswanger on gaps in treatment for opioid use disorder for people who are incarcerated.
10:16
Dr. Ingrid Binswanger is a senior investigator at the Institute for Health Research at Kaiser Permanente Colorado and an associate professor of internal medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. I.A. Binswanger. Opioid Use Disorder and Incarceration — Hope for Ensuring the Continuity of Treatment. N Engl J Med 2019;380:1193-1195.
Mar 27, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Laszlo Madaras on caring for people who diverge from the typical patient imagined by health care institutions.
11:17
Dr. Laszlo Madaras is chief medical officer of the Migrant Clinicians Network and a clinical assistant professor at Penn State College of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. L. Madaras and Others. Social Distance and Mobility — A 39-Year-Old Pregnant Migrant Farmworker. N Engl J Med 2019;380:1093-1096.
Mar 20, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Cynthia Chuang on federal efforts to weaken the ACA’s contraceptive-coverage mandate.
6:58
Dr. Cynthia Chuang is a professor of medicine and public health sciences at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. C.H. Chuang and C.S. Weisman. Taking Aim at Contraceptive Coverage — The Trump Administration’s Attacks on Reproductive Rights. N Engl J Med 2019;380:993-995.
Mar 13, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Matthew H. Porteus on therapeutic editing of the human genome.
12:58
Dr. Matthew H. Porteus, the interviewee, is professor of pediatrics–stem cell transplantation at Stanford University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. M.H. Porteus. A New Class of Medicines through DNA Editing. N Engl J Med 2019;380:947-959.
Mar 06, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. George Daley on the prospects for using genome editing to prevent genetic diseases.
10:11
Dr. George Daley is dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. G.Q. Daley, R. Lovell-Badge, and J. Steffann. After the Storm — A Responsible Path for Genome Editing. N Engl J Med 2019;380:897-899.
Mar 06, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Kenneth Poole on the challenges involved in interpreting patient-experience ratings, including bias against black physicians.
11:55
Dr. Kenneth Poole is an internal medicine physician and the medical director of patient experience at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. K.G. Poole, Jr. Patient-Experience Data and Bias — What Ratings Don’t Tell Us. N Engl J Med 2019;380:801-803.
Feb 27, 2019
Audio roundtable discussion on learning to foster better teams.
32:51
Dr. Neel Shah is an assistant professor of obstetrics at Harvard Medical School and director of the Delivery Decisions Initiative at Ariadne Labs. Dr. Amy Edmondson is a professor of leadership and management at Harvard Business School. Dr. Thoralf Sundt is a professor of surgery and chief of cardiac surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Lisa Rosenbaum, the moderator, is a national correspondent for the Journal. L. Rosenbaum. The Not-My-Problem Problem. N Engl J Med 2019;380:881-885.
Feb 27, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Scott Stonington on structures within medicine that may systematically harm patients.
9:27
Dr. Scott Stonington is an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Michigan and an internal medicine physician. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. S. Stonington and D. Coffa. Structural Iatrogenesis — A 43-Year-Old Man with “Opioid Misuse”. N Engl J Med 2019;380:701-704.
Feb 20, 2019
NEJM Interview: Prof. Mark Hall on strategies for addressing inadequate provider networks and surprise medical bills.
9:01
Prof. Mark Hall is a professor of law and director of the Health Law and Policy Program at Wake Forest University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. M.A. Hall and Others. Reducing Unfair Out-of-Network Billing — Integrated Approaches to Protecting Patients. N Engl J Med 2019;380:610-612.
Feb 13, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Benjamin S. Freedman on organoids as preclinical models of human diseases.
7:11
Dr. Benjamin S. Freedman, the interviewee, is Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. M. Li and J.C. Izpisua Belmonte. Organoids — Preclinical Models of Human Disease. N Engl J Med 2019;380:569-579.
Feb 06, 2019
NEJM Interview: Drs. Jeffrey Drazen and Lisa Rosenbaum on finding meaning and connecting with patients in modern medical practice.
11:44
Dr. Jeffrey Drazen is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal. Dr. Lisa Rosenbaum is a national correspondent for the Journal. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. L. Rosenbaum. Heart and Sole — Of Metatarsals, Meaning, and Medicine. N Engl J Med 2019;380:505-507.
Feb 06, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Megan Ranney on the #ThisIsOurLane movement and health care professionals’ role in advocating for solutions to the gun violence epidemic.
9:05
Dr. Megan Ranney is an associate professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. M.L. Ranney, M.E. Betz, and C. Dark. #ThisIsOurLane — Firearm Safety as Health Care’s Highway. N Engl J Med 2019;380:405-407.
Jan 30, 2019
Dr. Ameya Kulkarni on drivers of physician loneliness and opportunities for meaningful interaction.
8:42
Dr. Ameya Kulkarni is a cardiologist with the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group in Virginia. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. A. Kulkarni. Navigating Loneliness in the Era of Virtual Care. N Engl J Med 2019;380:307-309. R.P. Wenzel. RVU Medicine, Technology, and Physician Loneliness. N Engl J Med 2019;380:305-307.
Jan 23, 2019
NEJM Interview: George Karandinos on high rates of incarceration among racial and ethnic minorities as a driver of health disparities in the United States.
14:06
George Karandinos is an M.D.-Ph.D. candidate in social anthropology at Harvard University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. G. Karandinos and P. Bourgois. The Structural Violence of Hyperincarceration — A 44-Year-Old Man with Back Pain. N Engl J Med 2019;380:205-209.
Jan 16, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Amir Mohareb on the humanitarian crisis and violations of medical neutrality in Yemen.
10:45
Dr. Amir Mohareb is a fellow in infectious diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. A.M. Mohareb and L.C. Ivers. Disease and Famine as Weapons of War in Yemen. N Engl J Med 2019;380:109-111.
Jan 09, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Arthur A. Levin on the use of oligonucleotide drugs that regulate RNA.
10:24
Dr. Arthur A. Levin, the interviewee, is the Executive Vice President of Research and Development at Avidity Biosciences. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. A.A. Levin. Treating Disease at the RNA Level with Oligonucleotides. N Engl J Med 2019;380:57-70.
Jan 02, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Ryan Matlow on proposed changes to U.S. regulations on standards of care for noncitizen children.
8:36
Dr. Ryan Matlow is a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Stanford University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. R. Matlow and D. Reicherter. Reducing Protections for Noncitizen Children — Exacerbating Harm and Trauma. N Engl J Med 2019;380:5-7.
Jan 02, 2019
NEJM Interview: Dr. Alison Loren on the risk of opioid use disorder in survivors of cancer and judicious prescribing of pain medications.
7:42
Dr. Alison Loren is an associate professor of medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. A.W. Loren. Harder to Treat Than Leukemia — Opioid Use Disorder in Survivors of Cancer. N Engl J Med 2018;379:2485-2487.
Dec 26, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Cheryl Seymour on critical thinking about the social structures that affect patients’ health.
13:28
Dr. Cheryl Seymour is the medical director of the Maine Mobile Health Program and a faculty physician at the Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. C.K. Seymour and Others. Structural Differential — A 32-Year-Old Man with Persistent Wrist Pain. N Engl J Med 2018;379:2385-2388.
Dec 19, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. David Morens on lessons from the 1918 influenza pandemic and the threat of a similar global health disaster.
10:50
Dr. David Morens is senior advisor to the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.M. Morens and J.K. Taubenberger. Influenza Cataclysm, 1918. N Engl J Med 2018;379:2285-2287.
Dec 12, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. David Jones on the possibilities for finding solutions to health policy problems at the state level.
11:33
Dr. David Jones is an assistant professor of health policy and management at the Boston University School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.K. Jones, C. Pagel, and C.F. Koller. The Future of Health Care Reform — A View from the States on Where We Go from Here. N Engl J Med 2018;379:2189-91.
Dec 05, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Eve Rittenberg on providing patient-centered and compassionate care for people who have experienced trauma.
11:30
Dr. Eve Rittenberg is a primary care physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s Fish Center for Women’s Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. E. Rittenberg. Trauma-Informed Care - Reflections of a Primary Care Doctor in the Week of the Kavanaugh Hearing. N Engl J Med 2018;379:2094-5. D.R. Novick. Sit Back and Listen - The Relevance of Patients’ Stories to Trauma-Informed Care. N Engl J Med 2018;379:2093-4.
Nov 28, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Inger Damon on the response to the current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
11:06
Dr. Inger Damon is director of the Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. I.K. Damon and Others. New Tools in the Ebola Arsenal. N Engl J Med 2018;379:1981-3.
Nov 21, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Joel Braslow on how medicalization and demedicalization have affected patients, including those with chronic mental illness.
12:39
Dr. Joel Braslow is a professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences and of history at the University of California, Los Angeles. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.T. Braslow and L. Messac. Case Studies in Social Medicine: Medicalization and Demedicalization - A Gravely Disabled Homeless Man with Psychiatric Illness. N Engl J Med 2018;379:1885-8.
Nov 14, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Melinda Ashton on easing the burden of administrative tasks in medicine and helping clinicians find more meaning in their work.
10:18
Dr. Melinda Ashton is the Executive Vice President and Chief Quality Officer at Hawaii Pacific Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M. Ashton. Getting Rid of Stupid Stuff. N Engl J Med 2018;379:1789-91.
Nov 07, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Ryan Corcoran on the potential clinical applications of cell-free DNA analysis in patients with cancer.
10:36
Dr. Ryan Corcoran is an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and leader of the Corcoran lab at Massachusetts General Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.B. Corcoran and B.A. Chabner. Application of Cell-free DNA Analysis to Cancer Treatment. N Engl J Med 2018;379:1754-65.
Oct 31, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Susan Mann on steps that hospitals can take to keep women safe during and after childbirth.
8:46
Dr. Susan Mann is an assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology at Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S. Mann and Others. What We Can Do about Maternal Mortality — And How to Do It Quickly. N Engl J Med 2018;379:1689-1691. M.E. Murray Horwitz, R.L. Molina, and J.M. Snowden. Postpartum Care in the United States — New Policies for a New Paradigm. N Engl J Med 2018;379:1691-1693.
Oct 31, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Esther Choo on steps that medical institutions can take to support and empower women.
8:14
Dr. Esther Choo is an associate professor of emergency medicine at the Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. E.K. Choo, J. van Dis, and D. Kass. Time’s Up for Medicine? Only Time Will Tell. N Engl J Med 2018;379:1592-3. V.J. Dzau and P.A. Johnson. Ending Sexual Harassment in Academic Medicine. N Engl J Med 2018;379:1589-91.
Oct 24, 2018
NEJM Interview: Prof. Wendy Parmet on the Supreme Court decision on the constitutionality of a California law about information provided by crisis pregnancy centers.
6:11
Prof. Wendy Parmet is a professor of law and faculty director of the Center for Health Policy and Law at Northeastern University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. W.E. Parmet, M.L. Berman, and J.A. Smith. The Supreme Court’s Crisis Pregnancy Center Case - Implications for Health Law. N Engl J Med 2018;379:1489-91.
Oct 17, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Peter Bach on payment approaches Medicare could consider for costly new CAR-T treatments.
7:38
Dr. Peter Bach is director of the Center for Health Policy and Outcomes at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. P.B. Bach. National Coverage Analysis of CAR-T Therapies - Policy, Evidence, and Payment. N Engl J Med 2018;379:1396-8.
Oct 10, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. David Adams on the use of clinical next-generation sequencing to obtain a genetic diagnosis.
6:23
Dr. David Adams is from the Undiagnosed Diseases Program at the NIH’s National Human Genome Research Institute. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.R. Adams and C.M. Eng. Next-Generation Sequencing to Diagnose Suspected Genetic Disorders. N Engl J Med 2018;379:1353-1362.
Oct 03, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Robert Goldstein on disparities in access to preexposure prophylaxis among populations at high risk for HIV infection.
8:56
Dr. Robert Goldstein is an instructor in medicine at Harvard Medical School and medical director of the Transgender Health Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.H. Goldstein, C.G. Streed, and S.R. Cahill. Being PrEPared — Preexposure Prophylaxis and HIV Disparities. N Engl J Med 2018;379:1293-1295.
Oct 03, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Garen Wintemute on state and federal policies that could prevent firearm-related deaths.
8:25
Dr. Garen Wintemute is director of the Violence Prevention Research Program at the University of California, Davis. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. G.J. Wintemute. How to Stop Mass Shootings. N Engl J Med 2018;379:1193-6.
Sep 26, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Jerry Avorn on the FDA Amendments Act of 2007 and the effort to make data on drug safety more transparent and available.
10:14
Dr. Jerry Avorn is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and a member of the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Avorn, A. Kesselheim, and A. Sarpatwari. The FDA Amendments Act of 2007 - Assessing Its Effects a Decade Later. N Engl J Med 2018;379:1097-9.
Sep 19, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Cheryl Healton on the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement and opportunities for action against other industries that harm health.
10:26
Dr. Cheryl Healton is dean of the New York University College of Global Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C. Healton. The Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement - Strategic Lessons for Addressing Public Health Problems. N Engl J Med 2018;379:997-1000.
Sep 12, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Tushar Patel on the role of extracellular vesicles in physiologic function and as potential biomarkers for disease.
8:09
Dr. Tushar Patel is the dean for research at the Mayo Clinic in Florida. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R. Shah, T. Patel, and J.E. Freedman. Circulating Extracellular Vesicles in Human Disease. N Engl J Med 2018;379:958-66.
Sep 05, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Breanne Grace on immigrant and refugee health and the effects of systematic personal, social, and institutional instability.
9:02
Dr. Breanne Grace is an assistant professor at the University of South Carolina College of Social Work. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. B.L. Grace, R. Bais, and B.J. Roth. The Violence of Uncertainty - Undermining Immigrant and Refugee Health. N Engl J Med 2018;379:904-5. K.M. Perreira, H. Yoshikawa, and J. Oberlander. A New Threat to Immigrants’ Health - The Public-Charge Rule. N Engl J Med 2018;379:901-3.
Sep 05, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Mark Pallansch on the challenges involved in eradicating polio.
7:54
Dr. Mark Pallansch is director of the Division of Viral Diseases at the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M.A. Pallansch. Ending Use of Oral Poliovirus Vaccine - A Difficult Move in the Polio Endgame. N Engl J Med 2018;379:801-3.
Aug 29, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Jonathan Oberlander on the results of Republican opposition to the Affordable Care Act.
9:24
Dr. Jonathan Oberlander is a professor of social medicine and health policy and management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Oberlander. The Republican War on Obamacare - What Has It Achieved? N Engl J Med 2018;379:703-5.
Aug 22, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Eduardo Bruera on the treatment of pain during a severe shortage of parenteral opioids.
9:32
Dr. Eduardo Bruera is chair of the Department of Palliative, Rehabilitation and Integrative Medicine at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. E. Bruera. Parenteral Opioid Shortage - Treating Pain during the Opioid-Overdose Epidemic. N Engl J Med 2018;379:601-3.
Aug 15, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Rebecca Haffajee on the conflict between federal and state marijuana laws.
9:40
Dr. Rebecca Haffajee is an assistant professor of health management and policy at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.L. Haffajee, R.J. MacCoun, and M.M. Mello. Behind Schedule - Reconciling Federal and State Marijuana Policy. N Engl J Med 2018;379:501-4.
Aug 08, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Diana Bianchi on the use of cell-free DNA testing to screen for fetal chromosome abnormalities.
12:19
Dr. Diana Bianchi is from the National Human Genome Research Institute at the NIH in Bethesda, Maryland. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.W. Bianchi and R.W.K. Chiu. Sequencing of Circulating Cell-free DNA during Pregnancy. N Engl J Med 2018;379:464-73.
Aug 01, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. John Maa on his proposal for a Surgeon General’s report on firearm injuries and violence that could change the U.S. debate about guns.
8:05
Dr. John Maa is chief of the Division of General and Acute Care Surgery at Marin General Hospital in California. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Maa and A. Darzi. Firearm Injuries and Violence Prevention - The Potential Power of a Surgeon General’s Report. N Engl J Med 2018;379:408-10.
Aug 01, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Lisa Rosenbaum on how emotion and risk perception affect decision making in public health and medicine.
8:16
Dr. Lisa Rosenbaum is a national correspondent for the Journal. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. L. Rosenbaum. Trolleyology and the Dengue Vaccine Dilemma. N Engl J Med 2018;379:305-7.
Jul 25, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Charlotte Haug on a new European privacy law that gives consumers, including patients, more explicit control of their own data.
6:33
Dr. Charlotte Haug is an international correspondent for the Journal. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C.J. Haug. Turning the Tables - The New European General Data Protection Regulation. N Engl J Med 2018;379:207-9.
Jul 18, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Bernard Lo on a herpes vaccine trial that reportedly flouted established protections for research participants.
6:56
Dr. Bernard Lo is the President of the Greenwall Foundation. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. B. Lo. A Parallel Universe of Clinical Trials. N Engl J Med 2018;379:101-3.
Jul 11, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Carl June on chimeric antigen receptor therapy.
9:04
Dr. Carl June is the director of the Center for Cellular Immunotherapies at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C.H. June and M. Sadelain. Chimeric Antigen Receptor Therapy. N Engl J Med 2018;379:64-73.
Jul 04, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Brendan Saloner on increasing access to medication for treatment of opioid use disorder.
6:51
Dr. Brendan Saloner is an assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. B. Saloner, K.B. Stoller, and G.C. Alexander. Moving Addiction Care to the Mainstream - Improving the Quality of Buprenorphine Treatment. N Engl J Med 2018;379:4-6. S.E. Wakeman and M.L. Barnett. Primary Care and the Opioid-Overdose Crisis - Buprenorphine Myths and Realities. N Engl J Med 2018;379:1-4. J.H. Samet, M. Botticelli, and M. Bharel. Methadone in Primary Care - One Small Step for Congress, One Giant Leap for Addiction Treatment. N Engl J Med 2018;379:7-8.
Jul 04, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Amy Kind on a new tool for incorporating data on neighborhood disadvantage into research, policy, and health interventions.
15:45
Dr. Amy Kind is an associate professor and director of the Health Services and Care Research Program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A.J.H. Kind and W.R. Buckingham. Making Neighborhood-Disadvantage Metrics Accessible - The Neighborhood Atlas. N Engl J Med 2018;378:2456-8.
Jun 27, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. David Shulkin on strategies for enhancing the quality of care at VA medical centers.
7:33
Dr. David Shulkin is the former Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. K.H. Sheetz and D.J. Shulkin. Why the VA Needs More Competition. N Engl J Med 2018;378:2356-7.
Jun 20, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Loren Rabinowitz on the hurdles and frustrations that female medical trainees face in a sexist culture.
8:58
Dr. Loren Rabinowitz is a resident physician at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. L.G. Rabinowitz. Recognizing Blind Spots - A Remedy for Gender Bias in Medicine? N Engl J Med 2018;378:2253-5. L.S. Rotenstein and A.B. Jena. Lost Taussigs - The Consequences of Gender Discrimination in Medicine. N Engl J Med 2018;378:2255-7. S.K. Shillcutt and J.K. Silver. Social Media and Advancement of Women Physicians. N Engl J Med 2018;378:2342-5.
Jun 13, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Amber Willink on a new law that increases the flexibility of benefit offerings in Medicare Advantage plans.
11:32
Dr. Amber Willink is an assistant scientist in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A. Willink and E.H. DuGoff. Integrating Medical and Nonmedical Services - The Promise and Pitfalls of the CHRONIC Care Act. N Engl J Med 2018;378:2153-5.
Jun 06, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Bernard Lo on aid-in-dying laws and their implications for doctors.
8:34
Dr. Bernard Lo is the President of the Greenwall Foundation. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. B. Lo. Beyond Legalization - Dilemmas Physicians Confront Regarding Aid in Dying. N Engl J Med 2018;378:2060-2.
May 30, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Julie Donohue on changes to Medicare Part D’s benefit design under the Bipartisan Budget Act.
7:43
Dr. Julie Donohue is a professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.M. Donohue and H.A. Huskamp. Doughnuts and Discounts - Changes to Medicare Part D under the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018. N Engl J Med 2018;378:1957-60.
May 23, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dan Liljenquist on generic-drug market failures and the creation of a nonprofit drug manufacturer.
11:41
Dan Liljenquist is a vice president at Intermountain Healthcare. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D. Liljenquist, G. Bai, and G.F. Anderson. Addressing Generic-Drug Market Failures - The Case for Establishing a Nonprofit Manufacturer. N Engl J Med 2018;378:1857-9.
May 16, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Catherine MacLean on physician performance measures and their integration into care delivery.
13:02
Dr. Catherine MacLean is Chief Value Medical Officer at the Hospital for Special Surgery and a member of the American College of Physicians Performance Measurement Committee. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C.H. MacLean, E.A. Kerr, and A. Qaseem. Time Out - Charting a Path for Improving Performance Measurement. N Engl J Med 2018;378:1757-61.
May 09, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Taylor Kelley on options for states seeking to expand health insurance coverage for undocumented immigrants.
8:41
Dr. Taylor Kelley is a clinical lecturer in internal medicine and fellow in the National Clinician Scholars Program at the University of Michigan. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A.T. Kelley and R. Tipirneni. Care for Undocumented Immigrants - Rethinking State Flexibility in Medicaid Waivers. N Engl J Med 2018;378:1661-3.
May 02, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Evan Wood on actions taken by Canada to reduce opioid-overdose deaths.
7:13
Dr. Evan Wood is a professor of medicine at the University of British Columbia and director of the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. E. Wood. Strategies for Reducing Opioid-Overdose Deaths — Lessons from Canada. N Engl J Med 2018;378:1565-7.
Apr 25, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Anthony Fauci on the use of monoclonal antibodies in the context of emerging infectious diseases.
9:25
Dr. Anthony Fauci is director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. H.D. Marston, C.I. Paules, and A.S. Fauci. Monoclonal Antibodies for Emerging Infectious Diseases - Borrowing from History. N Engl J Med 2018;378:1469-72.
Apr 18, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Lisa Harris on HHS’s new Conscience and Religious Freedom Division and polarized rhetoric about abortion.
12:11
Dr. Lisa Harris is an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Michigan. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. L.H. Harris. Divisions, New and Old - Conscience and Religious Freedom at HHS. N Engl J Med 2018;378:1369-71.
Apr 11, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Gail Wilensky on physician payment under MACRA and efforts to improve health care outcomes and value.
11:20
Dr. Gail Wilensky is a senior fellow at Project HOPE. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. G.R. Wilensky. Will MACRA Improve Physician Reimbursement? N Engl J Med 2018;378:1269-71.
Apr 04, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Jake Liang on the increasing spread of hepatitis C virus associated with injection-drug use.
8:27
Dr. Jake Liang is chief of the Liver Diseases Branch at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. T.J. Liang and J.W. Ward. Hepatitis C in Injection-Drug Users - A Hidden Danger of the Opioid Epidemic. N Engl J Med 2018;378:1169-71.
Mar 28, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Gayatri Devi on assessment and support for physicians with Alzheimer’s disease.
10:54
Dr. Gayatri Devi is the director of Park Avenue Neurology and a clinical professor of neurology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. G. Devi. Alzheimer’s Disease in Physicians - Assessing Professional Competence and Tempering Stigma. N Engl J Med 2018;378:1073-5.
Mar 21, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Karen Joynt Maddox on alternative payment models and disincentives for treating high-risk patients.
9:43
Dr. Karen Joynt Maddox is an assistant professor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. K.E. Joynt Maddox. Financial Incentives and Vulnerable Populations - Will Alternative Payment Models Help or Hurt? N Engl J Med 2018;378:977-9.
Mar 14, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. John Balmes on the potential health effects of recent wildfires in California.
8:16
Dr. John Balmes is a professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco and professor of public health at the University of California, Berkeley. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.R. Balmes. Where There’s Wildfire, There’s Smoke. N Engl J Med 2018;378:881-3.
Mar 07, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Douglas Opel on legal issues surrounding the enforcement of influenza-vaccination requirements for health care workers.
6:07
Dr. Douglas Opel is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.J. Opel, J.A. Sonne, and M.M. Mello. Vaccination without Litigation - Addressing Religious Objections to Hospital Influenza-Vaccination Mandates. N Engl J Med 2018;378:785-8.
Feb 28, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Jerry Avorn on lessons for health care from behavioral economics and other fields.
7:15
Dr. Jerry Avorn is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and chief of the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Avorn. The Psychology of Clinical Decision Making - Implications for Medication Use. N Engl J Med 2018;378:689-91.
Feb 21, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Leemore Dafny on the proposed merger of CVS and Aetna.
7:08
Dr. Leemore Dafny is a professor of business administration at Harvard Business School and a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. L.S. Dafny. Does CVS–Aetna Spell the End of Business as Usual? N Engl J Med 2018;378:593-5.
Feb 14, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. George Bakris on new blood-pressure guidelines from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.
7:58
Dr. George Bakris is a professor of medicine and director of the Comprehensive Hypertension Center at University of Chicago Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. G. Bakris and M. Sorrentino. Redefining Hypertension - Assessing the New Blood-Pressure Guidelines. N Engl J Med 2018;378:497-9.
Feb 07, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Claire Pouncey on the controversy surrounding psychiatrists’ comments on President Trump’s mental health.
14:49
Dr. Claire Pouncey is a psychiatrist at Eudaimonia Associates. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C. Pouncey. President Trump’s Mental Health - Is It Morally Permissible for Psychiatrists to Comment? N Engl J Med 2018;378:405-7. J.A. Lieberman. Psychiatrists Diagnosing the President - Moral Imperative or Ethical Violation? N Engl J Med 2018;378:483-4.
Jan 31, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Tait Shanafelt on causes of burnout and efforts to improve support for clinicians.
13:21
Dr. Tait Shanafelt is the Chief Wellness Officer at Stanford Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A.A. Wright and I.T. Katz. Beyond Burnout - Redesigning Care to Restore Meaning and Sanity for Physicians. N Engl J Med 2018;378:309-11. V.J. Dzau, D.G. Kirch, and T.J. Nasca. To Care Is Human - Collectively Confronting the Clinician-Burnout Crisis. N Engl J Med 2018;378:312-4.
Jan 24, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Margot Kushel on the hepatitis A outbreak in California and the health risks associated with chronic homelessness.
9:17
Dr. Margot Kushel is a professor of medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M. Kushel. Hepatitis A Outbreak in California - Addressing the Root Cause. N Engl J Med 2018;378:211-3.
Jan 17, 2018
NEJM Interview: Sean Duffy on approaches to providing high-quality nonvisit health care.
7:34
Sean Duffy is Chief Executive Officer of Omada Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S. Duffy and T.H. Lee. In-Person Health Care as Option B. N Engl J Med 2018;378:104-6.
Jan 10, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Katrina Armstrong on restoring the role of patient-based inquiry in academic medicine.
9:03
Dr. Katrina Armstrong is chair of the department of medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. K. Armstrong, R. Ranganathan, and M. Fishman. Toward a Culture of Scientific Inquiry - The Role of Medical Teaching Services. N Engl J Med 2018;378:1-3.
Jan 03, 2018
NEJM Interview: Dr. Lainie Rutkow on legal action taken by states to address the opioid-overdose crisis.
6:55
Dr. Lainie Rutkow is an associate professor of health policy and management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. L. Rutkow and J.S. Vernick. Emergency Legal Authority and the Opioid Crisis. N Engl J Med 2017;377:2512-4.
Dec 27, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Roy Ziegelstein on the increasing concentration of medical-school debt among fewer students.
8:47
Dr. Roy Ziegelstein is a professor of medicine and Vice Dean for Education at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.C. Ziegelstein and Others. Is There Merit in Merit Aid? N Engl J Med 2017;377:2415-7.
Dec 20, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Rebecca Haffajee on the growing number of lawsuits against opioid manufacturers and distributors.
7:39
Dr. Rebecca Haffajee is an assistant professor of health management and policy at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.L. Haffajee and M.M. Mello. Drug Companies’ Liability for the Opioid Epidemic. N Engl J Med 2017;377:2301-5.
Dec 13, 2017
NEJM Interview: Prof. Sara Rosenbaum on the implications of an appeals court’s decision not to stop Arkansas from excluding Planned Parenthood from its Medicaid program.
8:08
Prof. Sara Rosenbaum is a professor of health law and policy at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S. Rosenbaum. Medicaid Coverage for Family Planning - Can the Courts Stop the States from Excluding Planned Parenthood? N Engl J Med 2017;377:2205-7.
Dec 06, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Linda Blumberg on proposals for stabilizing insurance markets and making nongroup insurance more affordable.
12:29
Dr. Linda Blumberg is a senior fellow at the Urban Institute’s Health Policy Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. L.J. Blumberg and J. Holahan. Strengthening the ACA for the Long Term. N Engl J Med 2017;377:2105-7. J.M. Lambrew. Lessons from the Latest ACA Battle. N Engl J Med 2017;377:2107-9.
Nov 29, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Debra Weinstein on the need for consistent metrics to assess GME programs and their graduates.
10:04
Dr. Debra Weinstein is Vice President for Graduate Medical Education at Partners HealthCare and a member of the Journal’s Perspective Advisory Board. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.F. Weinstein. Optimizing GME by Measuring Its Outcomes. N Engl J Med 2017;377:2007-9.
Nov 22, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. George Church on recent advances in human germline repair and movement toward clinical applications.
7:01
Dr. George Church is a professor of genetics at Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. G. Church. Compelling Reasons for Repairing Human Germlines. N Engl J Med 2017;377:1909-11. B. Cwik. Designing Ethical Trials of Germline Gene Editing. N Engl J Med 2017;377:1911-3.
Nov 15, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Carmen Zorrilla on how one hospital in Puerto Rico responded to Hurricane Maria and what will come next for the island.
12:21
Dr. Carmen Zorrilla is a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C.D. Zorrilla. The View from Puerto Rico - Hurricane Maria and Its Aftermath. N Engl J Med 2017;377:1801-3. J.M. Shultz and S. Galea. Preparing for the Next Harvey, Irma, or Maria - Addressing Research Gaps. N Engl J Med 2017;377:1804-6. R.V. Tuckson, V.J. Dzau, and N. Lurie. Creating Healthy Communities after Disasters. N Engl J Med 2017;377:1806-8.
Nov 08, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Rose Molina on trends and disparities in maternal outcomes in the United States.
9:46
Dr. Rose Molina is an obstetrician-gynecologist at the Dimock Center and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.L. Molina and L.E. Pace. A Renewed Focus on Maternal Health in the United States. N Engl J Med 2017;377:1705-7.
Nov 01, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Chris Beyrer on the increasing resistance to HIV drugs that is threatening global health and the goals of control efforts.
15:43
Dr. Chris Beyrer is a professor of epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C. Beyrer and A. Pozniak. HIV Drug Resistance - An Emerging Threat to Epidemic Control. N Engl J Med 2017;377:1605-7.
Oct 25, 2017
NEJM Interview: Drs. Pamela Hartzband and Jerome Groopman on how the possibility of regret can affect patients’ decision making.
9:44
Dr. Pamela Hartzband, an endocrinologist, and Dr. Jerome Groopman, an oncologist, both practice at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and are professors of medicine at Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Groopman and P. Hartzband. The Power of Regret. N Engl J Med 2017;377:1507-9.
Oct 18, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. David Asch on why requiring informed consent for trials that pose minimal risk to participants can do more harm than good.
10:20
Dr. David Asch is executive director of the Center for Health Care Innovation at the University of Pennsylvania. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.A. Asch, T.A. Ziolek, and S.J. Mehta. Misdirections in Informed Consent - Impediments to Health Care Innovation. N Engl J Med 2017;377:1412-4.
Oct 11, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Neil Wagle on how measuring patient-reported outcomes can benefit both patients and doctors.
12:17
Dr. Neil Wagle is Associate Chief Quality Officer at Partners HealthCare and a primary care physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. L.S. Rotenstein, R.S. Huckman, and N.W. Wagle. Making Patients and Doctors Happier - The Potential of Patient-Reported Outcomes. N Engl J Med 2017;377:1309-12.
Oct 04, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Ziad Obermeyer on how collaboration between doctors and computers will help improve medical care.
11:26
Dr. Ziad Obermeyer is an emergency medicine physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital and an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. Z. Obermeyer and T.H. Lee. Lost in Thought - The Limits of the Human Mind and the Future of Medicine. N Engl J Med 2017;377:1209-11.
Sep 27, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Ronald Bayer on barriers to eradicating tuberculosis in the United States.
10:08
Dr. Ronald Bayer is codirector of the Center for the History and Ethics of Public Health at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R. Bayer and K.G. Castro. Tuberculosis Elimination in the United States - The Need for Renewed Action. N Engl J Med 2017;377:1109-11.
Sep 20, 2017
NEJM Interview: Prof. Nicholas Bagley on why partial Medicaid expansions could be harmful for patients and the federal budget.
10:23
Prof. Nicholas Bagley is a professor of law at the University of Michigan Law School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A. McIntyre, A.M. Joseph, and N. Bagley. Small Change, Big Consequences - Partial Medicaid Expansions under the ACA. N Engl J Med 2017;377:1004-6.
Sep 13, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Eric Schneider on the challenges that the U.S. health care system must confront in order to become one of the best in the world.
7:38
Dr. Eric Schneider is Senior Vice President for Policy and Research at the Commonwealth Fund. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. E.C. Schneider and D. Squires. From Last to First - Could the U.S. Health Care System Become the Best in the World? N Engl J Med 2017;377:901-4.
Sep 06, 2017
NEJM Interview: Brigg Reilley on why the Indian Health Service has lagged when it comes to treating patients with hepatitis C.
6:09
Brigg Reilley is HIV/HCV National Programs Epidemiologist at the Northwest Tribal Epidemiology Center at the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. B. Reilley and J. Leston. A Tale of Two Epidemics - HCV Treatment among Native Americans and Veterans. N Engl J Med 2017;377:801-3.
Aug 30, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Alison Rapoport on how physicians in all specialties can help address opioid use disorder in their patients.
8:58
Dr. Alison Rapoport is a member of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Cambridge Health Alliance. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A.B. Rapoport and C.F. Rowley. Stretching the Scope - Becoming Frontline Addiction-Medicine Providers. N Engl J Med 2017;377:705-7.
Aug 23, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Richard Schwartzstein on alternatives to traditional lecture-based courses in medical school.
9:27
Dr. Richard Schwartzstein is a professor of medicine and medical education at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.M. Schwartzstein and D.H. Roberts. Saying Goodbye to Lectures in Medical School - Paradigm Shift or Passing Fad? N Engl J Med 2017;377:605-7.
Aug 16, 2017
NEJM Interview: Josephine Johnston on fetal genetic sequencing and the challenges involved in ensuring fully informed consent.
10:14
Josephine Johnston is the director of research at the Hastings Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Johnston, R.M. Farrell, and E. Parens. Supporting Women’s Autonomy in Prenatal Testing. N Engl J Med 2017;377:505-7.
Aug 09, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Christopher Goodman on important concerns about increased prescribing of gabapentin and pregabalin for pain.
9:28
Dr. Christopher Goodman is an assistant professor of clinical internal medicine at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C.W. Goodman and A.S. Brett. Gabapentin and Pregabalin for Pain - Is Increased Prescribing a Cause for Concern? N Engl J Med 2017;377:411-4.
Aug 02, 2017
NEJM Interview: Prof. R. Alta Charo on recent Trump administration appointees and the implications of alternative science for women’s health.
10:44
Prof. R. Alta Charo is a professor of law and bioethics at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.A. Charo. Alternative Science and Human Reproduction. N Engl J Med 2017;377:309-11.
Jul 26, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Margaret (Gretchen) Schwarze on how physicians can use scenario planning to facilitate informed decision making.
8:46
Dr. Margaret Schwarze is an associate professor in the division of vascular surgery at the University of Wisconsin. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M.L. Schwarze and L.J. Taylor. Managing Uncertainty - Harnessing the Power of Scenario Planning. N Engl J Med 2017;377:206-8.
Jul 19, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Jeremy Greene on a Maryland law that prohibits price gouging on older essential drugs.
13:00
Dr. Jeremy Greene is a professor of the history of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.A. Greene and W.V. Padula. Targeting Unconscionable Prescription-Drug Prices - Maryland’s Anti–Price-Gouging Law. N Engl J Med 2017;377:101-3.
Jul 12, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Paul Drain on Trump’s proposed NIH budget cuts, including elimination of the Fogarty International Center.
8:48
Dr. Paul Drain is an assistant professor in the departments of global health, medicine, and epidemiology at the University of Washington. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. P.K. Drain, R. Subbaraman, and D.C. Heimburger. Preserving the Fogarty International Center - Benefits for Americans and the World. N Engl J Med 2017;377:9-11.
Jul 05, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. John McDonough on efforts by Senate Republicans to pass a health care reform bill.
12:26
Dr. John McDonough is a professor of public health practice at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.E. McDonough. Prospects for Health Care Reform in the U.S. Senate. N Engl J Med 2017;376:2501-3.
Jun 28, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Matthew Fiedler on the American Health Care Act and its likely effects on insurance coverage.
7:42
Dr. Matthew Fiedler is a fellow with the Center for Health Policy at the Brookings Institution. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M. Fiedler and Others. Moving in the Wrong Direction - Health Care under the AHCA. N Engl J Med 2017;376:2405-7. G.R. Wilensky. The First Hundred Days for Health Care. N Engl J Med 2017;376:2407-9.
Jun 21, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Thomas Lee on the financial incentives that keep providers from reducing patient waiting times.
9:59
Dr. Thomas Lee is a professor at Harvard Medical School and chief medical officer at Press Ganey. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Ryu and T.H. Lee. The Waiting Game - Why Providers May Fail to Reduce Wait Times. N Engl J Med 2017;376:2309-11.
Jun 14, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Jeffrey Drazen on the Journal’s data-analysis challenge and summit and the ICMJE’s new data-sharing policy.
9:24
Dr. Jeffrey Drazen is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. L. Rosenbaum. Bridging the Data-Sharing Divide - Seeing the Devil in the Details, Not the Other Camp. N Engl J Med 2017;376:2201-3. C.J. Haug. Whose Data Are They Anyway? Can a Patient Perspective Advance the Data-Sharing Debate? N Engl J Med 2017;376:2203-5. N.S. Burns and P.W. Miller. Learning What We Didn’t Know - The SPRINT Data Analysis Challenge. N Engl J Med 2017;376:2205-7. D.B. Taichman and Others. Data Sharing Statements for Clinical Trials - A Requirement of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors. N Engl J Med 2017;376:2277-9.
Jun 07, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Susan Glod on provision of adequate pain relief during the opioid crisis.
8:45
Dr. Susan Glod is an assistant professor at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S.A. Glod. The Other Victims of the Opioid Epidemic. N Engl J Med 2017;376:2101-2. W.C. Becker and D.A. Fiellin. Abuse-Deterrent Opioid Formulations - Putting the Potential Benefits into Perspective. N Engl J Med 2017;376:2103-5.
May 31, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Walid Gellad on strategies for managing the cost of drugs receiving accelerated FDA approval.
9:56
Dr. Walid Gellad is an associate professor of medicine and health policy and codirector of the Center for Pharmaceutical Policy and Prescribing at the University of Pittsburgh. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. W.F. Gellad and A.S. Kesselheim. Accelerated Approval and Expensive Drugs - A Challenging Combination. N Engl J Med 2017;376:2001-4.
May 24, 2017
NEJM Interview: Prof. Wendy Parmet on the decision to overturn parts of a Florida law regulating physician speech about firearms.
7:46
Prof. Wendy Parmet is a professor of law and faculty director of the Center for Health Policy and Law at Northeastern University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. W.E. Parmet, J.A. Smith, and M. Miller. Physicians, Firearms, and Free Speech - Overturning Florida’s Firearm-Safety Gag Rule. N Engl J Med 2017;376:1901-3.
May 17, 2017
NEJM Interview: Kellan Baker on insurance coverage for health care services related to gender transition.
11:08
Kellan Baker is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. K.E. Baker. The Future of Transgender Coverage. N Engl J Med 2017;376:1801-4.
May 10, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. David Asch on resident work hours and using evidence to inform medical education policy.
8:41
Dr. David Asch is a professor at the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.A. Asch, K.Y. Bilimoria, and S.V. Desai. Resident Duty Hours and Medical Education Policy - Raising the Evidence Bar. N Engl J Med 2017;376:1704-6.
May 03, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. David Hunter on how the health care system can address climate change and its effects.
6:38
Dr. David Hunter is a professor in the department of epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and a statistical consultant at the Journal. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.J. Hunter, H. Frumkin, and A. Jha. Preventive Medicine for the Planet and Its Peoples. N Engl J Med 2017;376:1605-7. L. Rosenbaum. Resisting the Suppression of Science. N Engl J Med 2017;376:1607-9.
Apr 26, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Jonathan Oberlander on Republican lawmakers’ efforts to pass new health care legislation.
9:29
Dr. Jonathan Oberlander is a professor of social medicine and health policy and management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Oberlander. The Art of Repeal - Republicans’ Health Care Reform Muddle. N Engl J Med 2017;376:1497-9.
Apr 19, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Anthony Fauci on an outbreak of yellow fever in Brazil.
9:24
Dr. Anthony Fauci is director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C.I. Paules and A.S. Fauci. Yellow Fever - Once Again on the Radar Screen in the Americas. N Engl J Med 2017;376:1397-9.
Apr 12, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Heather Kovich on the challenges facing patients and physicians in rural areas of the United States.
10:07
Dr. Heather Kovich is chief of staff at Northern Navajo Medical Center in Shiprock, New Mexico. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. H. Kovich. And How Long Will You Be Staying, Doctor? N Engl J Med 2017;376:1307-9. K.J. Kelleher and W. Gardner. Out of Sight, Out of Mind - Behavioral and Developmental Care for Rural Children. N Engl J Med 2017;376:1301-3. S. Mann, K. McKay, and H. Brown. The Maternal Health Compact. N Engl J Med 2017;376:1304-5. M. Hartmann and J. Graziadei. Thirty Miles at Sea - Providing Consistent Care in an Inconsistent Environment. N Engl J Med 2017;376:1306-7.
Apr 05, 2017
NEJM Interview: Prof. Timothy Jost on Trump’s effort to undermine the Affordable Care Act and Republican proposals to replace it.
10:22
Prof. Timothy Jost is an emeritus professor at the Washington and Lee University School of Law. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. T.S. Jost and S. Lazarus. Trump’s Executive Order on Health Care - Can It Undermine the ACA if Congress Fails to Act? N Engl J Med 2017;376:1201-3.
Mar 29, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Stuart Slavin on depression and suicide among physicians and trainees and how to address stigma associated with mental illness.
6:24
Dr. Stuart Slavin is associate dean for curriculum and a professor of pediatrics at Saint Louis University School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D. Muller. Kathryn. N Engl J Med 2017;376:1101-3. A.B. Hill. Breaking the Stigma - A Physician’s Perspective on Self-Care and Recovery. N Engl J Med 2017;376:1103-5.
Mar 22, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Andrew Goodman-Bacon on a proposal for setting limits on federal Medicaid spending and how it may affect access to care.
9:07
Dr. Andrew Goodman-Bacon is an assistant professor of economics at Vanderbilt University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A.J. Goodman-Bacon and S.S. Nikpay. Per Capita Caps in Medicaid - Lessons from the Past. N Engl J Med 2017;376:1005-7.
Mar 15, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Michael Greene on a recent FDA warning about possible effects of general anesthesia on fetuses or young children.
6:50
Dr. Michael Greene is an obstetrician-gynecologist at Massachusetts General Hospital, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Harvard Medical School, and an Associate Editor of the Journal. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.B. Andropoulos and M.F. Greene. Anesthesia and Developing Brains - Implications of the FDA Warning. N Engl J Med 2017;376:905-7.
Mar 08, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Keith Wailoo on the medical and social context that has made progress in treating sickle cell disease slow and arduous.
11:31
Dr. Keith Wailoo is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. K. Wailoo. Sickle Cell Disease - A History of Progress and Peril. N Engl J Med 2017;376:805-7.
Mar 01, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Beau Kilmer on the effects of cannabis on health and how jurisdictions can minimize harms related to its legalization.
8:57
Dr. Beau Kilmer is codirector of the RAND Drug Policy Research Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. B. Kilmer. Recreational Cannabis - Minimizing the Health Risks from Legalization. N Engl J Med 2017;376:705-7.
Feb 22, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Richard Frank on the increasing number of deaths involving fentanyl in the United States.
8:57
Dr. Richard Frank is a professor of health economics in the Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.G. Frank and H.A. Pollack. Addressing the Fentanyl Threat to Public Health. N Engl J Med 2017;376:605-7.
Feb 15, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Suerie Moon on recommendations from the United Nations Secretary General’s High-Level Panel on Access to Medicines.
17:53
Dr. Suerie Moon is director of research at the Global Health Centre at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva and a member of the U.N. panel’s expert advisory group. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S. Moon. Powerful Ideas for Global Access to Medicines. N Engl J Med 2017;376:505-7.
Feb 08, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. John Ayanian on the economic benefits associated with Michigan’s decision to expand Medicaid.
6:35
Dr. John Ayanian is director of the University of Michigan Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation and a member of the Journal’s Perspective Advisory Board. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.Z. Ayanian and Others. Economic Effects of Medicaid Expansion in Michigan. N Engl J Med 2017;376:407-10.
Feb 01, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Scott Halpern on whether cognitive function should be considered in decisions about organ allocation.
8:08
Dr. Scott Halpern is an associate professor of medicine, epidemiology, and medical ethics and health policy at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S.D. Halpern and D. Goldberg. Allocating Organs to Cognitively Impaired Patients. N Engl J Med 2017;376:299-301.
Jan 25, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Vivian Lee on how physicians and health care systems can get the most out of sharing patient feedback.
12:26
Dr. Vivian Lee is senior vice president for health sciences at the University of Utah. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. V. Lee. Transparency and Trust - Online Patient Reviews of Physicians. N Engl J Med 2017;376:197-9.
Jan 18, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Louise Ivers on cholera transmission and vaccination efforts in post-hurricane Haiti.
6:48
Dr. Louise Ivers is an associate physician in the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women's Hospital and a member of the Special Consulting Group to the Minister of Health and Population of Haiti. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. L.C. Ivers. Eliminating Cholera Transmission in Haiti. N Engl J Med 2017;376:101-3.
Jan 11, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. Jonathan Oberlander on what a Trump presidency could mean for the future of health care reform.
13:24
Dr. Jonathan Oberlander is a professor of social medicine and health policy and management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Oberlander. The End of Obamacare. N Engl J Med 2017;376:1-3.
Jan 04, 2017
NEJM Interview: Dr. David Asch on the potential uses of social engagement strategies in promoting health.
10:09
Dr. David Asch is executive director of the Center for Health Care Innovation at the University of Pennsylvania. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.A. Asch and R. Rosin. Engineering Social Incentives for Health. N Engl J Med 2016;375:2511-3.
Dec 28, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. Vivek Murthy on his campaign to address opioid addiction and misuse in the United States.
11:03
Dr. Vivek Murthy is the U.S. Surgeon General. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. V.H. Murthy. Ending the Opioid Epidemic - A Call to Action. N Engl J Med 2016;375:2413-5.
Dec 21, 2016
NEJM Interview: Prof. Christopher Robertson on whether the First Amendment should protect sales pitches by pharmaceutical representatives.
6:56
Prof. Christopher Robertson is a professor and associate dean at the University of Arizona College of Law and a visiting professor at the New York University School of Law. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C. Robertson and A.S. Kesselheim. Regulating Off-Label Promotion - A Critical Test. N Engl J Med 2016;375:2313-5.
Dec 14, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. J. Michael McWilliams on the merits of care coordination - and why it’s unlikely to reduce health care spending.
7:14
Dr. J. Michael McWilliams is an associate professor of health care policy and medicine at Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.M. McWilliams. Cost Containment and the Tale of Care Coordination. N Engl J Med 2016;375:2218-20.
Dec 07, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. Stefan Kertesz on the success and evaluation of programs providing permanent supportive housing to homeless people.
10:18
Dr. Stefan Kertesz is an associate professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and a physician at the Birmingham VA Medical Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S.G. Kertesz and Others. Permanent Supportive Housing for Homeless People - Reframing the Debate. N Engl J Med 2016;375:2115-7.
Nov 30, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. Leemore Dafny on ways in which health care providers could undermine efforts to steer consumers toward high-value care.
10:05
Dr. Leemore Dafny is a professor of business administration at Harvard Business School and a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. L.S. Dafny, C.J. Ody, and M.A. Schmitt. Undermining Value-Based Purchasing - Lessons from the Pharmaceutical Industry. N Engl J Med 2016;375:2013-5.
Nov 23, 2016
NEJM Interview: Rachel Fabi on recent legislative measures to extend insurance coverage for undocumented immigrants in California.
6:08
Rachel Fabi is a Ph.D. candidate in bioethics and health policy at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R. Fabi and B. Saloner. Covering Undocumented Immigrants - State Innovation in California. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1913-5.
Nov 16, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. David Rosenthal on the effect of the electronic era on physician satisfaction.
7:29
Dr. David Rosenthal is an assistant professor at the Yale School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.I. Rosenthal and A. Verghese. Meaning and the Nature of Physicians’ Work. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1813-5.
Nov 09, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. Kevin Schulman on intensive home health care as an alternative to hospitalization.
6:11
Dr. Kevin Schulman is a professor of medicine at Duke University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. L. Ticona and K.A. Schulman. Extreme Home Makeover - The Role of Intensive Home Health Care. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1707-9.
Nov 02, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. Thomas Lee on measures of health care quality that are most important to patients.
8:53
Dr. Thomas Lee is a professor at Harvard Medical School and chief medical officer at Press Ganey. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A.C. Groff, C.H. Colla, and T.H. Lee. Days Spent at Home - A Patient-Centered Goal and Outcome. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1610-2.
Oct 26, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. C. William Keck on an agreement between the United States and Cuba to cooperate on efforts to improve health.
10:10
Dr. C. William Keck is a professor emeritus of family and community medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C.W. Keck. The United States and Cuba - Turning Enemies into Partners for Health. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1507-9.
Oct 19, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. Christine Montross on treatment and confinement of people with serious mental illness.
15:34
Dr. Christine Montross is an assistant professor of psychiatry and human behavior at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C. Montross. Hard Time or Hospital Treatment? Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1407-9. L. Rosenbaum. Liberty versus Need - Our Struggle to Care for People with Serious Mental Illness. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1490-5.
Oct 12, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. Paul Ginsburg on what the 2016 election will mean for health care reform.
10:16
Dr. Paul Ginsburg is the Schaeffer Chair at the Brookings Institution and a professor of health policy at the University of Southern California. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Oberlander. From Obamacare to Hillarycare - Democrats’ Health Care Reform Agenda. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1309-11. G.R. Wilensky. What Would a Republican Win Mean for Health Policy? N Engl J Med 2016;375:1312-3. D. Blumenthal and J. Morone. Past as Prologue - Presidential Politics and Health Policy. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1314-6.
Oct 05, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. Anthony Fauci on potential strategies for conducting clinical trials of Zika virus vaccines.
14:01
Dr. Anthony Fauci is director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. H.D. Marston and Others. Considerations for Developing a Zika Virus Vaccine. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1209-12. S.J. Thomas and Others. Fast-Track Zika Vaccine Development - Is It Possible? N Engl J Med 2016;375:1112-6.
Sep 28, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. Jeffrey Drazen on the future of sharing clinical trial data.
9:31
Dr. Jeffrey Drazen is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.L. Grossman and Others. Toward a Shared Vision for Cancer Genomic Data. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1109-12. B. Lo and D.L. DeMets. Incentives for Clinical Trialists to Share Data. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1112-5. F. Rockhold, P. Nisen, and A. Freeman. Data Sharing at a Crossroads. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1115-7. J.M. Drazen and Others. The Importance - and the Complexities - of Data Sharing. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1182-3.
Sep 21, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. Thomas Bodenheimer on the evolving roles of physicians and nurses in the provision of primary care.
8:23
Dr. Thomas Bodenheimer is a professor of family and community medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, where he is a founding director of the Center for Excellence in Primary Care. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. T. Bodenheimer and L. Bauer. Rethinking the Primary Care Workforce - An Expanded Role for Nurses. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1015-7.
Sep 14, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. David Blumenthal on approaches to caring for the 5% of patients who account for 50% of annual health care spending.
10:42
Dr. David Blumenthal is president of the Commonwealth Fund. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D. Blumenthal and Others. Caring for High-Need, High-Cost Patients - An Urgent Priority. N Engl J Med 2016;375:909-11.
Sep 07, 2016
NEJM Interview: Prof. R. Alta Charo on the implications of the Whole Woman’s Health case and likely future anti-abortion strategies.
10:27
R. Alta Charo is a professor of law and bioethics at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.A. Charo. Whole Women’s Victory - or Not? N Engl J Med 2016;375:809-11.
Aug 31, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. Richard Bohmer on the strategies of health care organizations that have successfully implemented continuous improvement.
10:37
Dr. Richard Bohmer is from the Nuffield Trust in London. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.M.J. Bohmer. The Hard Work of Health Care Transformation. N Engl J Med 2016;375:709-11.
Aug 24, 2016
Dr. Christopher Dale on better ways of deploying quality metrics to improve the value of health care.
07:42
Christopher Dale is Medical Director of Quality and Value for Swedish Medical Group in Seattle. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C.R. Dale, M. Myint, and A.L. Compton-Phillips. Counting Better — The Limits and Future of Quality-Based Compensation. N Engl J Med 2016;375:609-11.
Aug 17, 2016
Dr. Scott Podolsky on the evolution of the essential methods of randomized, controlled trials.
08:07
Dr. Scott Podolsky is an associate professor of global health and social medicine at Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. L.E. Bothwell and S.H. Podolsky. History of Clinical Trials: The Emergence of the Randomized, Controlled Trial. N Engl J Med 2016;375:501-4.
Aug 10, 2016
Dr. Harlan Krumholz on the movement toward broader, responsible, productive sharing of data from clinical trials.
14:09
Dr. Harlan Krumholz is a professor of medicine and epidemiology and public health at the Yale School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. H.M. Krumholz and J. Waldstreicher. The Yale Open Data Access (YODA) Project — A Mechanism for Data Sharing. N Engl J Med 2016;375:403-5.
Aug 03, 2016
Dr. Alan D.T. Barrett on the current yellow fever epidemic and lessons about vaccine supply and global health.
08:12
Dr. Alan D.T. Barrett is the director of the Sealy Center for Vaccine Development and professor in the Departments of Pathology and of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Texas Medical Branch. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A.D.T. Barrett. Yellow Fever in Angola and Beyond — The Problem of Vaccine Supply and Demand. N Engl J Med 2016;375:301-3.
Jul 27, 2016
Dr. Benjamin Sommers on the future cost of insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
07:21
Dr. Benjamin Sommers is an assistant professor of health policy and economics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. B.D. Sommers. Obamacare’s Skyrocketing Premiums? Why the Sky Isn’t Falling. N Engl J Med 2016;375:201-3.
Jul 20, 2016
Dr. Alisha Rankin on the clinical trials and drug approval processes of the 16th through 18th centuries.
07:09
Dr. Alisha Rankin is an associate professor of history at Tufts University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A. Rankin and J. Rivest. History of Clinical Trials: Medicine, Monopoly, and the Premodern State — Early Clinical Trials. N Engl J Med 2016;375:106-9.
Jul 13, 2016
Dr. Eric Rubin on the current state of the Zika epidemic and directions for research and prevention.
10:33
Dr. Eric Rubin is a professor of immunology and infectious diseases at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and an associate editor at the Journal. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M.A. Johansson and Others. Zika and the Risk of Microcephaly. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1-4.
Jul 06, 2016
Dr. José Jerónimo on approaches to reducing rates of cervical cancer in low- and middle-income countries.
09:28
Dr. José Jerónimo is senior advisor for women’s cancers with the Reproductive Health Program at PATH (formerly the Program for Appropriate Technology in Health) in Seattle. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. V. Tsu and J. Jerónimo. Saving the World’s Women from Cervical Cancer. N Engl J Med 2016;374:2509-11.
Jun 29, 2016
Dr. Jeffrey Drazen on evolving efforts to make clinical trials data accessible and useful for further research.
06:45
Dr. Jeffrey Drazen is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C.J. Haug. From Patient to Patient — Sharing the Data from Clinical Trials. N Engl J Med 2016;374:2409-11.
Jun 22, 2016
Dr. Ameet Sarpatwari on state bills that aim to reduce drug spending by requiring companies to disclose R&D costs.
09:55
Dr. Ameet Sarpatwari is an epidemiologist in the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A. Sarpatwari, J. Avorn, and A.S. Kesselheim. State Initiatives to Control Medication Costs — Can Transparency Legislation Help? N Engl J Med 2016;374:2301-4.
Jun 15, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. Perri Klass on the health effects of child poverty in the United States and the AAP’s new policy statement on screening.
06:26
Dr. Perri Klass is a professor of journalism and pediatrics at New York University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. P. Klass. Saving Tiny Tim - Pediatrics and Childhood Poverty in the United States. N Engl J Med 2016;374:2201-5.
Jun 08, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. Jeffrey Drazen on a new article series, The Changing Face of Clinical Trials.
07:00
Dr. Jeffrey Drazen is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Woodcock and Others. Clinical Trials Series. N Engl J Med 2016;374:2167.
Jun 01, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. Deborah Schrag on an experiment testing new ways of reimbursing physicians for drugs administered under Medicare Part B.
16:53
Dr. Deborah Schrag is chief of the Division of Population Sciences at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D. Schrag. Reimbursing Wisely? CMS’s Trial of Medicare Part B Drug Payment Reform. N Engl J Med 2016;374:2101-5.
Jun 01, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. Alice Shaw on a new model for accelerating the development of promising oncology drugs.
10:06
Dr. Alice Shaw is a thoracic oncologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. T.M. Prowell, M.R. Theoret, and R. Pazdur. Seamless Oncology-Drug Development. N Engl J Med 2016;374:2001-3.
May 25, 2016
NEJM Interview: Greg Simon on the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative and its goal of fueling cancer research in the United States.
9:32
Greg Simon is executive director of the Cancer Moonshot Task Force. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.R. Lowy and F.S. Collins. Aiming High - Changing the Trajectory for Cancer. N Engl J Med 2016;374:1901-4.
May 18, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. Lindsey Baden on the state of the Zika virus outbreak and the challenges involved in containing it.
10:39
Dr. Lindsey Baden is director of clinical research in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and a Deputy Editor of the Journal. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C.J. Haug, M.P. Kieny, and B. Murgue. The Zika Challenge. N Engl J Med 2016;374:1801-3.
May 11, 2016
NEJM Interview: Robert Mechanic on what happens when patients are treated by multiple providers participating in different Medicare payment models.
9:58
Robert Mechanic is a senior fellow at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.E. Mechanic. When New Medicare Payment Systems Collide. N Engl J Med 2016;374:1706-9.
May 04, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. Michelle Mello on legislation aimed at reducing young people’s access to cigarettes.
6:18
Dr. Michelle Mello is a professor of law and of health research and policy at Stanford University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S.R. Morain, J.P. Winickoff, and M.M. Mello. Have Tobacco 21 Laws Come of Age? N Engl J Med 2016;374:1601-4.
Apr 27, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. Debra Houry on a new opioid-prescribing guideline from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
7:42
Dr. Debra Houry is Director of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control at the CDC. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. T.R. Frieden and D. Houry. Reducing the Risks of Relief - The CDC Opioid-Prescribing Guideline. N Engl J Med 2016;374:1501-4.
Apr 20, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. Jonathan Oberlander on the renewed interest in single-payer health insurance and its prospects in the United States.
8:05
Dr. Jonathan Oberlander is a professor of social medicine and health policy and management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Oberlander. The Virtues and Vices of Single-Payer Health Care. N Engl J Med 2016;374:1401-3.
Apr 13, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. Amy Fairchild on public health recommendations regarding electronic cigarettes in England and the United States.
10:53
Dr. Amy Fairchild is a professor of sociomedical sciences at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S.H. Green, R. Bayer, and A.L. Fairchild. Evidence, Policy, and E-Cigarettes - Will England Reframe the Debate? N Engl J Med 2016;374:1301-3.
Apr 06, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. Ronald Paulus on a program at his health system for educating board members about care delivery.
6:52
Dr. Ronald Paulus is president and chief executive officer of Mission Health in Asheville, NC. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.W. Bock and R.A. Paulus. Immersion Day - Transforming Governance and Policy by Putting on Scrubs. N Engl J Med 2016;374:1201-3.
Mar 30, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. David Bellinger on lead contamination in Flint, Michigan, and the lack of political will to protect public health.
10:20
Dr. David Bellinger is a professor of neurology and psychology at Harvard Medical School and a professor of environmental health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.C. Bellinger. Lead Contamination in Flint - An Abject Failure to Protect Public Health. N Engl J Med 2016;374:1101-3.
Mar 23, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. Ashish Jha on lessons from the recent Veterans Health Administration crisis and future directions at the VA.
4:55
Dr. Ashish Jha is a professor of health policy at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and a general internist at the VA. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M.G. Bloche. Scandal as a Sentinel Event - Recognizing Hidden Cost–Quality Trade-offs. N Engl J Med 2016;374:1001-3. D.J. Shulkin. Beyond the VA Crisis - Becoming a High-Performance Network. N Engl J Med 2016;374:1003-5.
Mar 16, 2016
NEJM Interview: Prof. R. Alta Charo on recent advances in gene editing and concerns about medical tourism.
11:24
Prof. R. Alta Charo is a professor of law and bioethics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.A. Charo. On the Road (to a Cure?) - Stem-Cell Tourism and Lessons for Gene Editing. N Engl J Med 2016;374:901-3.
Mar 09, 2016
NEJM Interview: Cecile Richards on expanding access to birth control and threats to that progress.
10:35
Cecile Richards is president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood Action Fund. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C. Richards. Protecting and Expanding Access to Birth Control. N Engl J Med 2016;374:801-3.
Mar 02, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. Rena Conti on policy proposals that could help rein in the cost of prescription drugs.
9:14
Dr. Rena Conti is an associate professor of health economics and policy at the University of Chicago. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.M. Conti and M.B. Rosenthal. Pharmaceutical Policy Reform - Balancing Affordability with Incentives for Innovation. N Engl J Med 2016;374:703-6.
Feb 24, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. Robert Galvin on the effects of the Affordable Care Act on employer-sponsored insurance.
10:03
Dr. Robert Galvin is Chief Executive Officer of Equity Healthcare. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R. Galvin. How Employers Are Responding to the ACA. N Engl J Med 2016;374:604-6.
Feb 17, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. Walter Orenstein on the final steps in the global effort to eradicate polio.
8:37
Dr. Walter Orenstein is associate director of the Emory Vaccine Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M. Patel and W. Orenstein. A World Free of Polio - The Final Steps. N Engl J Med 2016;374:501-3.
Feb 10, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. Steven DeKosky on youth football, head injuries, and a recent American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement.
12:53
Dr. Steven DeKosky is interim executive director of the McKnight Brain Institute and a professor of neurology at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. K.E. Bachynski. Tolerable Risks? Physicians and Youth Tackle Football. N Engl J Med 2016;374:405-7.
Feb 03, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. Daniel Alford on how prescriber education can help address the epidemic of prescription-opioid misuse.
12:39
Dr. Daniel Alford is an associate professor of medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.P. Alford. Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain - Achieving the Right Balance through Education. N Engl J Med 2016;374:301-3.
Jan 27, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. Scott Podolsky on the history of weak oversight of homeopathic remedies in the United States and what the future may hold.
10:18
Dr. Scott Podolsky is an associate professor of global health and social medicine at Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S.H. Podolsky and A.S. Kesselheim. History of Medicine: Regulating Homeopathic Products - A Century of Dilute Interest. N Engl J Med 2016;374:201-3.
Jan 20, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. Terri Fried on different approaches to shared decision making driven by different clinical circumstances.
9:56
Dr. Terri Fried is a professor of medicine and a geriatric medicine specialist at the Yale School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. T.R. Fried. Shared Decision Making - Finding the Sweet Spot. N Engl J Med 2016;374:104-6.
Jan 13, 2016
NEJM Interview: Prof. Timothy Jost on a lawsuit brought by the House of Representatives over the Affordable Care Act’s cost-sharing-reduction program.
9:16
Prof. Timothy Jost is a professor of law at the Washington and Lee University School of Law. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. T.S. Jost. The House and the ACA - A Lawsuit over Cost-Sharing Reductions. N Engl J Med 2016;374:5-7.
Jan 06, 2016
NEJM Interview: Dr. Peter Neumann on the use of various new value-based frameworks for assessing drugs and drug prices.
8:22
Dr. Peter Neumann is director of the Center for the Evaluation of Value and Risk in Health at Tufts Medical Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. P.J. Neumann and J.T. Cohen. Measuring the Value of Prescription Drugs. N Engl J Med 2015;373:2595-7. R.C. Young. Value-Based Cancer Care. N Engl J Med 2015;373:2593-5.
Dec 30, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Michele Heisler on attacks on physicians and health care facilities in Syria and the response from the international community.
11:57
Dr. Michele Heisler is a professor of internal medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School and a board member at Physicians for Human Rights. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M. Heisler, E. Baker, and D. McKay. Attacks on Health Care in Syria - Normalizing Violations of Medical Neutrality? N Engl J Med 2015;373:2489-91.
Dec 23, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Charlotte Haug on the growing number of article retractions attributable to peer-review fraud.
7:09
Dr. Charlotte Haug is an international correspondent for the Journal. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C.J. Haug. Peer-Review Fraud - Hacking the Scientific Publication Process. N Engl J Med 2015;373:2393-5.
Dec 16, 2015
NEJM Interview: Prof. Alexander Capron on proposed changes to regulations governing human-subjects research.
16:55
Prof. Alexander Capron is a professor of law and medicine at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. K.L. Hudson and F.S. Collins. Bringing the Common Rule into the 21st Century. N Engl J Med 2015;373:2293-6. E.J. Emanuel. Reform of Clinical Research Regulations, Finally. N Engl J Med 2015;373:2296-9.
Dec 09, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Anthony Fauci on the ways in which new evidence has improved our strategies for treating and preventing HIV infection.
9:16
Dr. Anthony Fauci is director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A.S. Fauci and H.D. Marston. Ending the HIV-AIDS Pandemic - Follow the Science. N Engl J Med 2015;373:2197-9.
Dec 02, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. David Courtwright on a 19th-century epidemic of opiate addiction and its lessons for the current crisis.
7:14
Dr. David Courtwright is a professor of history at the University of North Florida. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.T. Courtwright. History of Medicine: Preventing and Treating Narcotic Addiction - A Century of Federal Drug Control. N Engl J Med 2015;373:2095-7.
Nov 25, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Paul Ginsburg on how Medicare can improve care delivery and control spending going forward.
9:42
Dr. Paul Ginsburg is a professor of the practice of health policy and management at the University of Southern California Sol Price School of Public Policy. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. P.B. Ginsburg and A.M. Rivlin. Challenges for Medicare at 50. N Engl J Med 2015;373:1993-5.
Nov 18, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Michael Lauer on peer review of NIH grant applications and how it can be improved.
11:00
Dr. Michael Lauer is deputy director for extramural research at the National Institutes of Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M.S. Lauer and R. Nakamura. Reviewing Peer Review at the NIH. N Engl J Med 2015;373:1893-5.
Nov 11, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Fitzhugh Mullan on trends in the numbers of U.S. medical school graduates and GME positions.
6:42
Dr. Fitzhugh Mullan is a professor of medicine and health policy and of pediatrics at George Washington University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. F. Mullan, E. Salsberg, and K. Weider. Why a GME Squeeze Is Unlikely. N Engl J Med. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1511707.
Nov 04, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. H. Gilbert Welch on trends in the incidence of metastatic cancers and their implications for both screening and our understanding of cancer.
6:57
Dr. H. Gilbert Welch is a professor of medicine at the Dartmouth Institute of Health Policy and Clinical Practice. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. H.G. Welch, D.H. Gorski, and P.C. Albertsen. Trends in Metastatic Breast and Prostate Cancer - Lessons in Cancer Dynamics. N Engl J Med 2015;373:1685-7.
Oct 28, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Kevin Schulman on the recent approval of two PCSK9 inhibitors and what their prices could mean for insurance premiums.
9:12
Dr. Kevin Schulman is a professor of medicine and of business administration at Duke University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. K.A. Schulman, S. Balu, and S.D. Reed. Specialty Pharmaceuticals for Hyperlipidemia - Impact on Insurance Premiums. N Engl J Med 2015;373:1591-3. B.M. Everett, R.J. Smith, and W.R. Hiatt. Reducing LDL with PCSK9 Inhibitors - The Clinical Benefit of Lipid Drugs. N Engl J Med 2015;373:1588-91.
Oct 21, 2015
NEJM Interview: Drs. Allan Goroll and Ateev Mehrotra on whether the annual physical should be retained, eliminated, or modified for 21st-century realities.
15:51
Dr. Allan Goroll is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Ateev Mehrotra is an associate professor of Health Care Policy and Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A.H. Goroll. Toward Trusting Therapeutic Relationships - In Favor of the Annual Physical. N Engl J Med 2015;373:1487-9. A. Mehrotra and A. Prochazka. Improving Value in Health Care - Against the Annual Physical. N Engl J Med 2015;373:1485-7.
Oct 14, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. David Urbach on a plan to concentrate certain surgical procedures among the physicians and hospitals that perform the most of them.
9:55
Dr. David Urbach is a professor of Surgery and of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.R. Urbach. Pledging to Eliminate Low-Volume Surgery. N Engl J Med 2015;373:1388-90.
Oct 07, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Michael Fiore on the potential for regulation of nicotine levels in cigarettes to help smokers quit.
9:41
Dr. Michael Fiore is director of the University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M. Fiore and T. Baker. Reduced-Nicotine Cigarettes - A Promising Regulatory Pathway. N Engl J Med 2015;373:1289-91.
Sep 30, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Jonathan Oberlander on the outlook for Medicare’s new physician payment system.
8:15
Dr. Jonathan Oberlander is a professor of Social Medicine and Health Policy & Management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Oberlander and M.J. Laugesen. Leap of Faith - Medicare’s New Physician Payment System. N Engl J Med 2015;373:1185-7. M.B. Rosenthal. Physician Payment after the SGR - The New Meritocracy. N Engl J Med 2015;373:1187-9.
Sep 23, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Christopher Robertson on the FDA’s new draft guidelines on direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical advertising.
7:33
Dr. Christopher Robertson is a professor at the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C.T. Robertson. New DTCA Guidance - Enough to Empower Consumers? N Engl J Med 2015;373:1085-7. J.A. Greene and E.S. Watkins. The Vernacular of Risk - Rethinking Direct-to-Consumer Advertising of Pharmaceuticals. N Engl J Med 2015;373:1087-9.
Sep 16, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Hermes Taylor-Weiner on the regulation of stem-cell clinics offering unproven therapies.
5:53
Dr. Hermes Taylor-Weiner is a Whitaker Scholar at the Karolinska Institute who recently finished his graduate work at the University of California, San Diego. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. H. Taylor-Weiner and J. Graff Zivin. Medicine’s Wild West - Unlicensed Stem-Cell Clinics in the United States. N Engl J Med 2015;373:985-7.
Sep 09, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Georgina Peacock on improvements in care and access to services for people with disabilities and where more work is needed.
7:44
Dr. Georgina Peacock is director of the Division of Human Development and Disabilities at the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. G. Peacock, L.I. Iezzoni, and T.R. Harkin. Health Care for Americans with Disabilities - 25 Years after the ADA. N Engl J Med 2015;373:892-3.
Sep 02, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Michelle Mello on a new California law that eliminates religious and philosophical exemptions for vaccination mandates.
6:47
Dr. Michelle Mello is a professor of law and of health research and policy at Stanford University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M.M. Mello, D.M. Studdert, and W.E. Parmet. Shifting Vaccination Politics - The End of Personal-Belief Exemptions in California. N Engl J Med 2015;373:785-7.
Aug 26, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Philip Landrigan on health concerns associated with genetically modified crops and the herbicides used on them.
7:58
Dr. Philip Landrigan is dean for global health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. P.J. Landrigan and C. Benbrook. GMOs, Herbicides, and Public Health. N Engl J Med 2015;373:693-5.
Aug 19, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. David Asch on strategies for testing new ideas in health care quickly and efficiently.
11:00
Dr. David Asch is executive director of the Center for Health Care Innovation at the University of Pennsylvania. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.A. Asch and R. Rosin. Innovation as Discipline, Not Fad. N Engl J Med 2015;373:592-4.
Aug 12, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Ronald Bayer on why the heightened focus on precision medicine misses the point when it comes to public health.
10:54
Dr. Ronald Bayer is codirector of the Center for the History and Ethics of Public Health at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R. Bayer and S. Galea. Public Health in the Precision-Medicine Era. N Engl J Med 2015;373:499-501.
Aug 05, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Steffanie Strathdee on needle-exchange policies and the recent HIV outbreak in rural Indiana.
6:17
Dr. Steffanie Strathdee is associate dean of global health sciences at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S.A. Strathdee and C. Beyrer. Threading the Needle - How to Stop the HIV Outbreak in Rural Indiana. N Engl J Med 2015;373:397-9.
Jul 29, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Stanley Plotkin on a strategy for stimulating and supporting global vaccine research.
9:21
Stanley Plotkin is an emeritus professor of the University of Pennsylvania. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S.A. Plotkin, A.A.F. Mahmoud, and J. Farrar. Establishing a Global Vaccine-Development Fund. N Engl J Med 2015;373:297-300.
Jul 22, 2015
NEJM Interview: Prof. Amy Kapczynski on provisions in the Trans-Pacific Partnership that could affect access to drugs in the United States and abroad.
17:49
Amy Kapczynski is a professor of law at Yale Law School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A. Kapczynski. The Trans-Pacific Partnership - Is It Bad for Your Health? N Engl J Med 2015;373:201-3.
Jul 15, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Joshua Sharfstein on the process of approving new sunscreen ingredients for marketing in the United States.
8:37
Joshua Sharfstein is associate dean for public health practice and training at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.M. Sharfstein. A Spotlight on Sunscreen Regulation. N Engl J Med 2015;373:101-3.
Jul 08, 2015
NEJM Interview: Prof. Ted Kaptchuk on the outlook for harnessing the benefits of placebo effects in medicine.
12:51
Ted Kaptchuk is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and director of the Program in Placebo Studies and the Therapeutic Encounter at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. T.J. Kaptchuk and F.G. Miller. Placebo Effects in Medicine. N Engl J Med 2015;373:8-9.
Jul 01, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Jerry Avorn on the 21st Century Cures Act’s potential implications for drug development and safety.
8:23
Jerry Avorn is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and chief of the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Avorn and A.S. Kesselheim. The 21st Century Cures Act - Will It Take Us Back in Time? N Engl J Med 2015;372:2473-5.
Jun 24, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Aaron Kesselheim on the challenges of bringing follow-on biologic drugs to the market.
12:27
Aaron Kesselheim is an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and a member of the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A. Sarpatwari, J. Avorn, and A.S. Kesselheim. Progress and Hurdles for Follow-on Biologics. N Engl J Med 2015;372:2380-2.
Jun 17, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Dhruv Khullar on uses of behavioral economics concepts in modifying physicians’ behavior under value-based health care models.
9:26
Dhruv Khullar is a resident in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D. Khullar and Others. Behavioral Economics and Physician Compensation - Promise and Challenges. N Engl J Med 2015;372:2281-3.
Jun 10, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Neel Shah on new guidelines from the United Kingdom on the safety of midwife-guided deliveries.
7:00
Neel Shah is an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and associate faculty at Ariadne Labs for Health Systems Innovation. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. N. Shah. A NICE Delivery - The Cross-Atlantic Divide over Treatment Intensity in Childbirth. N Engl J Med 2015;372:2181-3.
Jun 03, 2015
NEJM Interview: Prof. Leemore Dafny on ways of producing health care mergers that are good for both patients and providers.
7:24
Leemore Dafny is a professor of management and strategy at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. L.S. Dafny and T.H. Lee. The Good Merger. N Engl J Med 2015;372:2077-9.
May 27, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Henry Aaron on new legislation that reforms physician reimbursement under Medicare.
13:00
Henry Aaron is a senior fellow in the economic studies program at the Brookings Institution. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. H.J. Aaron. Three Cheers for Logrolling - The Demise of the SGR. N Engl J Med 2015;372:1977-9.
May 20, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Jerry Avorn on a new estimate of the cost of bringing a drug to market.
12:09
Jerry Avorn is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and chief of the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Avorn. The $2.6 Billion Pill - Methodologic and Policy Considerations. N Engl J Med 2015;372:1877-9.
May 13, 2015
NEJM Interview: Prof. Sara Rosenbaum on a Republican proposal for repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, which would restructure Medicaid.
10:51
Sara Rosenbaum is a professor of health law and policy at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S. Rosenbaum and T. Westmoreland. Restructuring Medicaid as Block Grants - Unconstitutional Coercion? N Engl J Med 2015;372:1785-7.
May 06, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Thomas Lee on a strategic approach to value for health care organizations seeking to compete in the current market.
7:33
Thomas Lee is a professor at Harvard Medical School and the chief medical officer of Press Ganey. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M.E. Porter and T.H. Lee. Why Strategy Matters Now. N Engl J Med 2015;372:1681-4.
Apr 29, 2015
NEJM Interview: Prof. John McDonough on Vermont’s attempt to implement a single-payer health care system - and why it failed.
14:12
John McDonough is a professor of public health practice and director of the Center for Executive and Continuing Professional Education at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.E. McDonough. The Demise of Vermont’s Single-Payer Plan. N Engl J Med 2015;372:1584-5.
Apr 22, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Vin Gupta on a medication-adherence program to address latent tuberculosis in Seattle’s homeless population.
8:06
Vin Gupta is a fellow in the Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. V. Gupta and Others. Tuberculosis among the Homeless - Preventing Another Outbreak through Community Action. N Engl J Med 2015;372:1483-5.
Apr 15, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Nicole Lurie on the lessons learned from the Ebola epidemic and how to prepare for future global disease threats.
14:19
Nicole Lurie is the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. B. Gates. The Next Epidemic - Lessons from Ebola. N Engl J Med 2015;372:1381-4.
Apr 08, 2015
NEJM Interview: Prof. Wendy Mariner on state laws that regulate physicians’ speech and behavior in the context of abortion.
7:18
Wendy Mariner is a professor of health law, bioethics, and human rights at the Boston University School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. W.K. Mariner and G.J. Annas. Informed Consent and the First Amendment. N Engl J Med 2015;372:1285-7.
Apr 01, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Benjamin Sommers on the potential effects on the health care system of President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration.
9:52
Benjamin Sommers is an assistant professor of health policy and economics at the Harvard School of Public Health and an assistant professor of medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. B.D. Sommers and W.E. Parmet. Health Care for Immigrants - Implications of Obama’s Executive Action. N Engl J Med 2015;372:1187-9.
Mar 25, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Mary Bassett on factors contributing to poorer health outcomes among black Americans and what physicians can do to reduce racial disparities.
7:24
Mary Bassett is commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M.T. Bassett. #BlackLivesMatter - A Challenge to the Medical and Public Health Communities. N Engl J Med 2015;372:1085-7.
Mar 18, 2015
NEJM Interview: Prof. Robert MacCoun on the marketing of marijuana edibles and the risks posed by legalizing retail marijuana.
7:35
Robert MacCoun is a professor at Stanford Law School and a senior fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.J. MacCoun and M.M. Mello. Half-Baked - The Retail Promotion of Marijuana Edibles. N Engl J Med 2015;372:989-91.
Mar 18, 2015
NEJM Interview: Prof. Barak Richman on hospital mergers and the decision in the Partners HealthCare case.
14:44
Barak Richman is a professor at Duke University School of Law. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.E. Herzlinger, B.D. Richman, and K.A. Schulman. Market-Based Solutions to Antitrust Threats - The Rejection of the Partners Settlement. N Engl J Med. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1501782.
Mar 04, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Francis Collins on what to expect from the recently announced Precision Medicine Initiative.
10:07
Francis Collins is Director of the National Institutes of Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. F.S. Collins and H. Varmus. A New Initiative on Precision Medicine. N Engl J Med 2015;372:793-5.
Feb 25, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Peter Ubel on the influence of insurance-exchange website design on consumers' choices.
8:45
Peter Ubel is a professor of business, public policy, and medicine at Duke University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. P.A. Ubel, D.A. Comerford, and E. Johnson. Healthcare.gov 3.0 - Behavioral Economics and Insurance Exchanges. N Engl J Med 2015;372:695-8.
Feb 18, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Priscilla Slanetz on legislation on breast density and supplemental breast-cancer screening.
12:04
Priscilla Slanetz is an associate professor of radiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. P.J. Slanetz, P.E. Freer, and R.L. Birdwell. Breast-Density Legislation - Practical Considerations. N Engl J Med 2015;372:593-5.
Feb 11, 2015
NEJM Interview: Steven Lewis on health care in Canada and the challenges facing a fragmented system.
10:23
Steven Lewis is the president of Access Consulting in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S. Lewis. A System in Name Only - Access, Variation, and Reform in Canada’s Provinces. N Engl J Med 2015;372:497-500.
Feb 04, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Perri Klass on experiencing weekends in the hospital from a patient’s point of view.
10:19
Perri Klass is a professor of journalism and pediatrics at New York University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. P. Klass. Death Takes a Weekend. N Engl J Med 2015;372:402-5.
Jan 28, 2015
NEJM Interview: Lynne Wilkinson on a community-based strategy to promote HIV treatment adherence in South Africa.
7:24
Lynne Wilkinson is the field coordinator for Medecins Sans Frontieres in Khayelitsha, South Africa. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. E.W. Campion. Treating Millions for HIV - The Adherence Clubs of Khayelitsha. N Engl J Med 2015;372:301-3. T. Ellman. Demedicalizing AIDS Prevention and Treatment in Africa. N Engl J Med 2015;372:303-5.
Jan 21, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Jeffrey Drazen on the IOM proposal for the sharing of patient data from clinical trials.
9:04
Jeffrey Drazen is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.M. Drazen. Sharing Individual Patient Data from Clinical Trials. N Engl J Med 2015;372:201-2.
Jan 14, 2015
NEJM Interview: Dr. Steven Weinberger on the pros and cons of the new Maintenance of Certification standards.
11:27
Steven Weinberger is Executive Vice President and CEO of the American College of Physicians. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M.B. Irons and L.M. Nora. Maintenance of Certification 2.0 - Strong Start, Continued Evolution. N Engl J Med 2015;372:104-6. P.S. Teirstein. Boarded to Death - Why Maintenance of Certification Is Bad for Doctors and Patients. N Engl J Med 2015;372:106-8.
Jan 07, 2015
NEJM Interview: Prof. Jonathan Oberlander on what the midterm election results mean for the future of the Affordable Care Act.
8:23
Jonathan Oberlander is a professor of Social Medicine and Health Policy & Management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Oberlander. Unraveling Obamacare - Can Congress and the Supreme Court Undo Health Care Reform? N Engl J Med 2014;371:2445-7.
Dec 24, 2014
NEJM Interview: Prof. Sara Rosenbaum on Medicaid payments, physician participation, and access to care.
17:38
Sara Rosenbaum is a professor of Health Policy at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S. Rosenbaum. Medicaid Payments and Access to Care. N Engl J Med 2014;371:2345-7.
Dec 17, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Lindsey Baden on the state of the ongoing Ebola epidemic and progress on vaccines and treatments.
9:00
Lindsey Baden is director of clinical research in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and a Deputy Editor of the Journal. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R. Kanapathipillai and Others. Ebola Vaccine - An Urgent International Priority. N Engl J Med 2014;371:2249-51.
Dec 10, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Christine Cassel on the lessons of past performance-measurement efforts and promising future directions.
13:33
Christine Cassel is president and CEO of the National Quality Forum. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C.K. Cassel and Others. Getting More Performance from Performance Measurement. N Engl J Med 2014;371:2145-7.
Dec 03, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Brian Strom on the first year of experience with GlaxoSmithKline’s data-sharing initiative.
10:00
Brian Strom is chancellor of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and a member of the independent review panel assessing the data requests. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. B.L. Strom, M. Buyse, J. Hughes, and B.M. Knoppers. Data Sharing, Year 1 - Access to Data from Industry-Sponsored Clinical Trials. N Engl J Med 2014;371:2052-4.
Nov 26, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Jason Schwartz on the past, present, and future of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.
14:34
Jason Schwartz is a research associate in bioethics at the Princeton University Center for Human Values. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.L. Schwartz and A. Mahmoud. History of Medicine: A Half-Century of Prevention - The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. N Engl J Med 2014;371:1953-6.
Nov 19, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Jennifer Woo Baidal on nutrition, childhood obesity, and the battle over school-lunch standards.
7:18
Jennifer Woo Baidal is a pediatric gastroenterologist at Boston Children’s Hospital and the MassGeneral Hospital for Children. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.A. Woo Baidal and E.M. Taveras. Protecting Progress against Childhood Obesity - The National School Lunch Program. N Engl J Med 2014;371:1862-5.
Nov 12, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Otto Cars on the growing problem of antibiotic resistance and the challenges involved in addressing it.
10:14
Otto Cars is a professor in the Department of Medical Sciences at Uppsala University in Sweden. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C. Nathan and O. Cars. Antibiotic Resistance - Problems, Progress, and Prospects. N Engl J Med 2014;371:1761-3.
Nov 05, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Walter Orenstein on a spike in U.S. measles cases and ways to improve vaccination efforts.
9:09
Walter Orenstein is associate director of the Emory Vaccine Center and professor of medicine, pediatrics, and global health at Emory University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. W. Orenstein and K. Seib. Mounting a Good Offense against Measles. N Engl J Med 2014;371:1661-3.
Oct 29, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. John Ayanian on the implementation and lessons of the Healthy Michigan Plan.
7:46
John Ayanian is the director of the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation at the University of Michigan and an Associate Editor at the Journal. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.Z. Ayanian, S.J. Clark, and R. Tipirneni. Launching the Healthy Michigan Plan - The First 100 Days. N Engl J Med 2014;371:1573-5.
Oct 22, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Nathan Cobb on the future of e-cigarettes, smoking, nicotine-replacement therapy, and Big Tobacco.
14:17
Nathan Cobb is an attending physician in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Georgetown University Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. N.K. Cobb and D.B. Abrams. The FDA, E-Cigarettes, and the Demise of Combusted Tobacco. N Engl J Med 2014;371:1469-71.
Oct 15, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Thomas Lee on the social factors that affect health and possible reforms that could help to address them.
9:10
Thomas Lee is an internist at Brigham and Women's Hospital, professor at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health, and the chief medical officer of Press Ganey. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C. Sayer and T.H. Lee. Time after Time - Health Policy Implications of a Three-Generation Case Study. N Engl J Med 2014;371:1273-6.
Oct 01, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Anthony Fauci on the current Ebola epidemic and the promise of candidate vaccines and therapies.
11:57
Anthony Fauci is director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A.S. Fauci. Ebola - Underscoring the Global Disparities in Health Care Resources. N Engl J Med 2014;371:1084-6.
Sep 17, 2014
NEJM Interview: Prof. George Annas on the tension between federal and state marijuana laws and the role of physicians.
9:17
George Annas is a professor of health law, bioethics, and human rights at the Boston University School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. G.J. Annas. Medical Marijuana, Physicians, and State Law. N Engl J Med 2014;371:983-5.
Sep 10, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Anthony Fauci on the past, present, and future of chikungunya virus disease.
9:37
Anthony Fauci is director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.M. Morens and A.S. Fauci. Chikungunya at the Door - Deja Vu All Over Again? N Engl J Med 2014;371:885-7.
Sep 03, 2014
NEJM Interview: Prof. William Weeks on a proposal for shifting VA’s health care role to benefits and coordination.
10:44
William Weeks is a senior research scientist at the Dartmouth Institute and a professor of psychiatry and of community and family medicine at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. W.B. Weeks and D. Auerbach. A VA Exit Strategy. N Engl J Med 2014;371:789-91.
Aug 27, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Gail Wilensky on recommendations for changing the financing of U.S. graduate medical education.
19:23
Gail Wilensky is an economist and senior fellow at Project HOPE, who cochaired the Institute of Medicine’s Committee on the Governance and Finance of GME. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. G.R. Wilensky and D.M. Berwick. Reforming the Financing and Governance of GME. N Engl J Med 2014;371:792-3.
Aug 27, 2014
NEJM Interview: Prof. Julie Donohue on the policy lessons from Medicare’s drug benefit.
12:44
Julie Donohue is an associate professor of health policy and management in the Graduate School of Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.M. Donohue. The Impact and Evolution of Medicare Part D. N Engl J Med 2014;371:693-5.
Aug 20, 2014
NEJM Interview: Prof. George Annas on the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision and its context and implications.
11:10
George Annas is a professor of health law, bioethics, and human rights at the Boston University School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. I.G. Cohen, H.F. Lynch, and G.D. Curfman. When Religious Freedom Clashes with Access to Care. N Engl J Med 2014;371:596-9.
Aug 13, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Clemens Hong on promoting adoption of complex care management.
12:54
Dr. Clemens Hong is a primary care physician and health services researcher at Massachusetts General Hospital and an instructor in medicine at Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C.S. Hong, M.K. Abrams, and T.G. Ferris. Toward Increased Adoption of Complex Care Management. N Engl J Med 2014;371:491-3.
Aug 06, 2014
NEJM Interview: Professor Randall Packard on antimalarial drugs, drug resistance, and social and economic contributors.
11:37
Randall Packard is a professor of the history of medicine at Johns Hopkins University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.M. Packard. History of Medicine: The Origins of Antimalarial-Drug Resistance. N Engl J Med 2014;371:397-9.
Jul 30, 2014
NEJM Interview: Interview with Professor Brendan Reilly on teaching hospitals’ balancing of their educational and patient care missions.
12:27
Brendan Reilly is an honorary professor of medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. B.M. Reilly. Don't Lean on Me - Are Teaching Hospitals Patient-Centered? N Engl J Med 2014;371:293-5.
Jul 23, 2014
NEJM Interview: Interview with Professor David Kessler on more comprehensive food labeling.
12:18
David Kessler is a professor of pediatrics and epidemiology and biostatistics at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine and a former commissioner of the FDA. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.A. Kessler. Toward More Comprehensive Food Labeling. N Engl J Med 2014;371:193-5.
Jul 16, 2014
NEJM Interview: Interview with Professor Nadia Sawicki on the constitutional implications of clinicians’ involvement in capital punishment.
17:33
Nadia Sawicki is an associate professor of law at the Loyola University Chicago School of Law. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. N.N. Sawicki. Clinicians' Involvement in Capital Punishment - Constitutional Implications. N Engl J Med 2014;371:103-5.
Jul 09, 2014
NEJM Interview: Interview with Professor Kevin Outterson on the FDA’s guidance on off-label promotion and the move toward clinical trial transparency.
9:14
Kevin Outterson is a professor of health law, bioethics, and human rights at the Boston University School of Law. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. K. Outterson. Clinical Trial Transparency - Antidote to Weaker Off-Label-Promotion Rules? N Engl J Med 2014;371:1-3.
Jul 02, 2014
NEJM Interview: Interview with Dr. David Rothman on the changing approaches to death and dying in the United States.
16:29
Dr. David Rothman is a professor of social medicine and history and the director of the Center for the Study of Society and Medicine at the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.J. Rothman. Where We Die. N Engl J Med 2014;370:2457-60.
Jun 25, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Michelle Macaraig on tuberculosis control and the changing epidemiology of tuberculosis in the United States.
8:38
Dr. Michelle Macaraig is the director of planning and policy at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M. Macaraig, J. Burzynski, J.K. Varma. Tuberculosis Control in New York City - A Changing Landscape. N Engl J Med 2014;370:2362-5.
Jun 18, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Sebastian Schneeweiss discusses opportunities for and obstacles to the use of big health care data.
11:18
Dr. Sebastian Schneeweiss is a professor of medicine and epidemiology at Harvard Medical School and vice chief of the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S. Schneeweiss. Learning from Big Health Care Data. N Engl J Med 2014;370:2161-3.
Jun 04, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Yngvild Olsen on Zohydro, other opioids, and the epidemic of addiction.
16:07
Dr. Yngvild Olsen is the medical director for the Institutes for Behavior Resources and REACH Health Services in Baltimore. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. Y. Olsen and J.M. Sharfstein. Chronic Pain, Addiction, and Zohydro. N Engl J Med 2014;370:2061-3.
May 28, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Mette Kalager on the Swiss Medical Board’s recommendation to phase out routine mammography screening.
8:08
Dr. Mette Kalager is a general surgeon, breast-cancer surgeon, and researcher at Telemark Hospital in Norway and a visiting scientist in the Department of Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. N. Biller-Andorno and P. Juni. Abolishing Mammography Screening Programs? A View from the Swiss Medical Board. N Engl J Med 2014;370:1965-7.
May 21, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Chin Jou on a century of obesity research and treatment.
12:30
Dr. Chin Jou is a lecturer in the Department of the History of Science at Harvard University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C. Jou. History of Medicine: The Biology and Genetics of Obesity - A Century of Inquiries. N Engl J Med 2014;370:1874-7.
May 14, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Kelly Brownell on the FDA's proposed ban on artificial trans fats and the future of U.S. food regulation.
8:05
Kelly Brownell is the Dean of the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. K.D. Brownell, J.L. Pomeranz. The Trans-Fat Ban - Food Regulation and Long-Term Health. N Engl J Med 2014;370:1773-5.
May 07, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Michael Klompas on the apparent increase in sepsis rates and the problematic mandates for sepsis care.
11:28
Dr. Michael Klompas is an Associate Professor of Population Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and an infectious disease physician and epidemiologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C. Rhee, S. Gohil, and M. Klompas. Regulatory Mandates for Sepsis Care - Reasons for Caution. N Engl J Med 2014;370:1673-6.
Apr 30, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Erin Fox on critical national drug shortages and what can be done to prevent them.
10:06
Dr. Erin Fox is the Director of the Drug Information Service at the University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics and Associate Professor of Pharmacotherapy at the University of Utah College of Pharmacy. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.L. Hick and Others. Rationing Salt Water - Disaster Planning and Daily Care Delivery. N Engl J Med 2014;370:1573-6.
Apr 23, 2014
NEJM Interview: Drs. Robert Kocher and Bryan Roberts on a proposal for changes to the drug development and approval processes.
13:37
Drs. Robert Kocher and Bryan Roberts are partners at Venrock, a venture capital firm. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R. Kocher and B. Roberts. The Calculus of Cures. N Engl J Med 2014;370:1473-5.
Apr 16, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Raymond Chung on the science behind evolving treatments for hepatitis C and progress toward a cure.
16:14
Dr. Raymond Chung is the Vice Chief of the Gastrointestinal Unit and Medical Director of the Liver Transplant Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.T. Chung and T.F. Baumert. Curing Chronic Hepatitis C - The Arc of a Medical Triumph. N Engl J Med 2014. DOI:10.1056/NEJMp1400986.
Apr 10, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Pieter Cohen on unsafe dietary supplements and ways for physicians and agencies to share information about them.
9:48
Dr. Pieter Cohen is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a primary care physician at the Cambridge Health Alliance. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. P.A. Cohen. Hazards of Hindsight - Monitoring the Safety of Nutritional Supplements. N Engl J Med 2014;370:1277-80.
Apr 02, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Allan Detsky on the ACGME rules about resident supervision and the need for graded autonomy in medical education.
14:29
Dr. Allan Detsky is a Professor in the Department of Medicine and the Institute for Health Policy Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S.D. Halpern and A.S. Detsky. Becoming a Physician: Graded Autonomy in Medical Education - Managing Things That Go Bump in the Night. N Engl J Med 2014;370:1086-9.
Mar 19, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Eileen Reynolds on the ACGME's review of clinical learning environments and its goals for residency programs.
11:33
Dr. Eileen Reynolds is the Residency Program Director in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. T.J. Nasca, K.B. Weiss, and J.P. Bagian. Improving Clinical Learning Environments for Tomorrow's Physicians. N Engl J Med 2014;370:991-3.
Mar 12, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Jeffrey Ecker on the recent Marlise Muñoz case and its legal, ethical, and clinical implications.
11:03
Dr. Jeffrey Ecker is a Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School and Director of Obstetrical Clinical Research and Quality Assurance at Massachusetts General Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.L. Ecker. Death in Pregnancy - An American Tragedy. N Engl J Med 2014;370:889-91.
Mar 05, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Timothy Uyeki on the current influenza season and interventions for preventing and controlling influenza.
16:41
Dr. Timothy Uyeki is a medical epidemiologist in the Influenza Division of the CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. T.M. Uyeki. Preventing and Controlling Influenza with Available Interventions. N Engl J Med 2014;370:789-91.
Feb 26, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. David Reuben on the emergence of hospital-dependent patients and its clinical and ethical implications.
9:31
Dr. David Reuben is the Director of the UCLA Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology and of the UCLA Claude Pepper Older Americans Independence Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.B. Reuben and M.E. Tinetti. The Hospital-Dependent Patient. N Engl J Med 2014;370:694-7.
Feb 19, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Nancy Morden on the Choosing Wisely campaign and the pathway to reducing use of low-value services.
10:44
Dr. Nancy Morden is an associate professor at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice and at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. N.E. Morden and Others. Choosing Wisely - The Politics and Economics of Labeling Low-Value Services. N Engl J Med 2014;370:589-92.
Feb 12, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Anthony Fauci on the need for an HIV vaccine and the advances that will help fulfill that need.
18:17
Dr. Anthony Fauci is the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A.S. Fauci and H.D. Marston. Ending AIDS - Is an HIV Vaccine Necessary? N Engl J Med 2014;370:495-8.
Feb 05, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Jon Kingsdale on the rollout of the ACA's health insurance marketplaces and expectations for their benefits.
16:21
Dr. Jon Kingsdale is the Director of the Boston office of the Wakely Consulting Group and the former Executive Director of the Massachusetts Health Connector. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Kingsdale. After the False Start - What Can We Expect from the New Health Insurance Marketplaces? N Engl J Med 2014;370:393-6.
Jan 29, 2014
NEJM Interview: Mr. Matthew Myers on efforts to reduce or eliminate smoking and prevent smoking-related illness and death.
13:11
Mr. Matthew Myers is the President of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A.L. Fairchild, R. Bayer, and J. Colgrove. Renormalization of Smoking? E-Cigarettes and the Tobacco "Endgame." N Engl J Med 2014;370:293-5. J.P. Winickoff, M. Gottlieb, and M.M. Mello. Tobacco 21 - An Idea Whose Time Has Come. N Engl J Med 2014;370:295-7. M.C. Fiore, S.A. Schroeder, and T.B. Baker. Smoke, the Chief Killer - Strategies for Targeting Combustible Tobacco Use. N Engl J Med 2014;370:297-9.
Jan 22, 2014
NEJM Interview: Prof. R. Alta Charo on laws that restrict women's rights, especially in pregnancy and contraception.
14:46
Prof. R. Alta Charo is a Professor of Law and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.A. Charo. Physicians and the (Woman's) Body Politic. N Engl J Med 2014;370:193-5.
Jan 15, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Gail Wilensky on proposed legislation to replace Medicare's physician-payment formula.
11:52
Dr. Gail Wilensky is an economist and a senior fellow at Project HOPE. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. G.R. Wilensky. Improving Value in Medicare with an SGR Fix. N Engl J Med 2014;370:1-3.
Jan 08, 2014
NEJM Interview: Ms. Jan Walker on the move toward open medical notes and its implications for clinicians and patients.
15:19
Ms. Jan Walker is a member of the research faculty in the Division of General Medicine and Primary Care at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and research principal investigator of the OpenNotes study. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Walker and Others. The Road toward Fully Transparent Medical Records. N Engl J Med 2014;370:6-8.
Jan 01, 2014
NEJM Interview: Dr. Alexander Smith on ways of improving the safety and health of self-neglecting elderly patients.
13:34
Dr. Alexander Smith is an Assistant Professor at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A.K. Smith, B. Lo, and L. Aronson. Elder Self-Neglect - How Can a Physician Help? N Engl J Med 2013;369:2476-9.
Dec 25, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Nirav Shah on New York State's decision to address housing needs as a social determinant of health.
10:56
Dr. Nirav Shah is the New York State Commissioner of Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. K.M. Doran, E.J. Misa, and N.R. Shah. Housing as Health Care - New York's Boundary-Crossing Experiment. N Engl J Med 2013;369:2374-7.
Dec 18, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Eric Larson on new insights into the dementia epidemic.
14:37
Dr. Eric Larson is the Vice President for Research at the Group Health Research Institute and a Clinical Professor of Medicine and Health Services at the University of Washington. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. E.B. Larson, K. Yaffe, and K.M. Langa. New Insights into the Dementia Epidemic. N Engl J Med 2013;369:2275-7.
Dec 11, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Matthew Gillman on pre- and postnatal strategies for the prevention of childhood obesity.
7:55
Dr. Matthew Gillman is Professor and Director of the Obesity Prevention Program in the Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M.W. Gillman and D.S. Ludwig. How Early Should Obesity Prevention Start? N Engl J Med 2013;369:2173-5.
Dec 04, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Dan Barouch on researchers' ongoing quest to develop an HIV-1 vaccine.
12:00
Dr. Dan Barouch is the Director of the Center for Virology and Vaccine Research at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School and a Program Leader at the Reagan Institute of Massachusetts General Hospital, MIT, and Harvard University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.H. Barouch. The Quest for an HIV-1 Vaccine - Moving Forward. N Engl J Med 2013;369:2073-6.
Nov 27, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. David Asch on the cost and value of medical education.
11:08
Dr. David Asch is a Professor of Medicine, Medical Ethics, and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.A. Asch, S. Nicholson, and M. Vujicic. Are We in a Medical Education Bubble Market? N Engl J Med 2013;369:1973-5.
Nov 20, 2013
NEJM Interview: Prof. Robert Huckman on publicly reported data and the shift towards consumerism in health care.
10:41
Prof. Robert Huckman is a Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.S. Huckman and M.A. Kelley. Public Reporting, Consumerism, and Patient Empowerment. N Engl J Med 2013;369:1875-7.
Nov 13, 2013
NEJM Interview: Prof. Sara Rosenbaum on the health care safety net, Medicaid expansion, and access to care.
16:47
Prof. Sara Rosenbaum is Professor of Health Law and Policy at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. K. Neuhausen, M. Spivey, and A.L. Kellermann. State Politics and the Fate of the Safety Net. N Engl J Med 2013;369:1675-7.
Oct 30, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Peter Ubel on a new focus on informing patients about the likely out-of-pocket costs of care.
7:30
Dr. Peter Ubel is Professor of Business Administration and Medicine and of Public Policy at Duke University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. P.A Ubel, A.P. Abernethy, and S.Y. Zafar. Full Disclosure - Out-of-Pocket Costs as Side Effects. N Engl J Med 2013;369:1484-6.
Oct 16, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Ingrid Katz on the transition from PEPFAR-funded to government-funded HIV care in South Africa.
10:30
Dr. Ingrid Katz is from the Division of Women's Health, Infectious Diseases, and Medical Communications at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. I.T. Katz, I.V. Bassett, A.A. Wright. PEPFAR in Transition - Implications for HIV Care in South Africa. N Engl J Med 2013;369:1385-7.
Oct 09, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Gerard O'Donoghue on the past and future development of cochlear implants.
11:53
Dr. Gerard O'Donoghue is Honorary Professor of Otology and Neurotology at the University of Nottingham and Consultant Neurotologist at Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham, England. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. G. O'Donoghue. Cochlear Implants - Science, Serendipity, and Success. N Engl J Med 2013;369:1190-3.
Sep 25, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Richard Schwartzstein on the pros and cons of three-year medical school programs.
14:23
Dr. Richard Schwartzstein is a Professor of Medicine and Medical Education at Harvard Medical School, Director of the HMS Academy for Teaching Excellence and Educational Innovation, and Associate Chief of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S.B. Abramson and Others. A 3-Year M.D. - Accelerating Careers, Diminishing Debt. N Engl J Med 2013;369:1085-7. S. Goldfarb and G. Morrison. The 3-Year Medical School - Change or Shortchange? N Engl J Med 2013;369:1087-9.
Sep 18, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Troyen Brennan on one chain pharmacy's initiative to curb abuse of controlled substances.
9:25
Dr. Troyen Brennan is the Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of CVS Caremark. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M. Betses and T. Brennan. Abusive Prescribing of Controlled Substances - A Pharmacy View. N Engl J Med 2013;369:989-91.
Sep 11, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Katherine Baicker on the balance between coordination and competition in U.S. health care after the Affordable Care Act.
8:53
Dr. Katherine Baicker is a Professor of Health Economics at the Harvard School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. K. Baicker and H. Levy. Coordination versus Competition in Health Care Reform. N Engl J Med 2013;369:789-91.
Aug 28, 2013
NEJM Interview: Prof. Mark Pauly on the consequences of postponing the ACA's employer mandate.
8:47
Prof. Mark Pauly is a Professor of Health Care Management, Business Economics, and Public Policy at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M.V. Pauly and A.A. Leive. The Unanticipated Consequences of Postponing the Employer Mandate. N Engl J Med 2013;369:691-3.
Aug 21, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Lisa Rosenbaum on nonadherence and ways to improve patients' adherence to medication regimens.
18:46
Dr. Lisa Rosenbaum is a Cardiologist at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center and a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. L. Rosenbaum and W.H. Shrank. Taking Our Medicine - Improving Adherence in the Accountability Era. N Engl J Med 2013;369:694-5.
Aug 21, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Keren Ladin on fairness in the allocation of lung transplants for children.
14:03
Dr. Keren Ladin is the Director of the Lab for Research on Ethics, Aging, and Community Health and an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Occupational Therapy and Public Health and Community Medicine at Tufts University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. K. Ladin and D.W. Hanto. Rationing Lung Transplants - Procedural Fairness in Allocation and Appeals. N Engl J Med 2013;369:599-601.
Aug 14, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Michael Greene on prenatal screening and the pros and cons of cell-free fetal DNA testing.
12:41
Dr. Michael Greene is the Chief of Obstetrics at Massachusetts General Hospital and a Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S. Morain, M.F. Greene, and M.M. Mello. A New Era in Noninvasive Prenatal Testing. N Engl J Med 2013;369:499-501.
Aug 07, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Travis Baggett on tobacco use and other health problems among homeless people.
13:48
Dr. Travis Baggett is an instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. T.P. Baggett, M.L. Tobey, and N.A. Rigotti. Tobacco Use among Homeless People - Addressing the Neglected Addiction. N Engl J Med 2013;369:201-4.
Jul 17, 2013
NEJM Interview: Prof. Jonathan Oberlander on the future of Medicare's Independent Payment Advisory Board and the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
9:44
Prof. Jonathan Oberlander is a Professor of Social Medicine and of Health Policy and Management at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Oberlander and M. Morrison. Failure to Launch? The Independent Payment Advisory Board's Uncertain Prospects. N Engl J Med 2013;369:105-7.
Jul 10, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Nicholas Black on the current crisis in England's National Health Service and ways it could be resolved.
22:18
Dr. Nicholas Black is a Professor of Health Services Research at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. N. Black. Can England's NHS Survive? N Engl J Med 2013;369:1-3.
Jul 03, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Pat Croskerry on widespread cognitive biases and ways of counteracting them for accurate diagnosis.
17:18
Dr. Pat Croskerry is a Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of the Critical Thinking Program in the Division of Medical Education at Dalhousie University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. P. Croskerry. From Mindless to Mindful Practice - Cognitive Bias and Clinical Decision Making. N Engl J Med 2013;368:2445-8.
Jun 26, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Anthony Fauci on the novel H7N9 influenza virus and the evolution of pandemic viruses.
20:01
Dr. Anthony Fauci is the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.M. Morens, J.K. Taubenberger, and A.S. Fauci. Pandemic Influenza Viruses - Hoping for the Road Not Taken. N Engl J Med 2013;368:2345-8.
Jun 19, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Adam Goldstein on assessment of competency for concealed-weapons permits and physicians' roles in reducing gun violence.
12:24
Dr. Adam Goldstein is a Professor of Family Medicine at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A.O. Goldstein and Others. Assessing Competency for Concealed-Weapons Permits - The Physician's Role. N Engl J Med 2013;368:2251-3.
Jun 12, 2013
NEJM Interview: Prof. Allan Brandt on the AIDS epidemic's effects on medicine, culture, and the development of the new "global health."
14:31
Prof. Allan Brandt is a Professor of the History of Science and the History of Medicine at Harvard University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A.M. Brandt. How AIDS Invented Global Health. N Engl J Med 2013;368:2149-52.
Jun 05, 2013
NEJM Interview: Prof. Meredith Rosenthal on the trend toward greater transparency regarding physicians' relationships with industry.
8:52
Prof. Meredith Rosenthal is a Professor of Health Economics and Policy at the Harvard School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M.B. Rosenthal and M.M. Mello. Sunlight as Disinfectant - New Rules on Disclosure of Industry Payments to Physicians. N Engl J Med 2013;368:2052-4.
May 29, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Arthur Kellermann on planning for the medical response to mass-casualty events such as the Boston Marathon bombing.
21:06
Dr. Arthur Kellermann is a policy analyst at the RAND Corporation and an emergency medicine physician. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A.L. Kellermann and K. Peleg. Lessons from Boston. N Engl J Med 2013;368:1956-7.
May 22, 2013
NEJM Interview: Prof. Wendy Mariner on New York City's invalidated Portion Cap Rule and other efforts to regulate public health.
10:21
Prof. Wendy Mariner is a Professor of Health Law, Bioethics, and Human Rights at the Boston University School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. W.K. Mariner and G.J. Annas. Limiting "Sugar Drinks" to Reduce Obesity - Who Decides? N Engl J Med 2013;368:1763-5.
May 08, 2013
NEJM Interview: Prof. Holly Lynch on the ethical and legal issues surrounding physicians' discrimination against patients.
20:00
Prof. Holly Lynch is the Executive Director of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. H.F. Lynch. Discrimination at the Doctor's Office. N Engl J Med 2013;368:1668-70.
May 01, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Richard Schwartzstein on the goals and strategies behind the holistic admissions movement at U.S. medical schools.
13:11
Dr. Richard Schwartzstein is a Professor of Medicine and Medical Education at Harvard Medical School, the Director of the HMS Academy for Teaching Excellence and Educational Innovation, and Associate Chief of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.A. Witzburg and H.M. Sondheimer. Holistic Review - Shaping the Medical Profession One Applicant at a Time. N Engl J Med 2013;368:1565-7.
Apr 24, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Joseph Newhouse on the importance of differences in Medicare spending within hospital referral regions.
7:07
Dr. Joseph Newhouse is a Professor of Health Policy and Management at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health and a Professor at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.P. Newhouse and A.M. Garber. Geographic Variation in Medicare Services. N Engl J Med 2013;368:1465-8.
Apr 17, 2013
NEJM Interview: Drs. Ezekiel Emanuel and David Asch on the ethics and implications of employer policies of refusing to hire smokers.
27:45
Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel is the Vice Provost for Global Initiatives and Chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. David Asch is a Professor of Medicine, Medical Ethics, and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. H. Schmidt, K. Voigt, and E.J. Emanuel. The Ethics of Not Hiring Smokers. N Engl J Med 2013;368:1369-71. D.A. Asch, R.W. Muller, and K.G. Volpp. Conflicts and Compromises in Not Hiring Smokers. N Engl J Med 2013;368:1371-3.
Apr 10, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. John McDonough on the effects of the sequester and Congress's 2014 budget proposals on the U.S. health care sector.
16:50
Dr. John McDonough is a Professor of Public Health Practice at the Harvard School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.E. McDonough. Budget Sequestration and the U.S. Health Sector. N Engl J Med 2013;368:1269-71.
Apr 03, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Michael VanRooyen on threats to international public health work and the importance of medical neutrality.
12:16
Dr. Michael VanRooyen is the Director of the Division of International Health and Humanitarian Programs in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Director of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. L.F. Roberts and M.J. VanRooyen. Ensuring Public Health Neutrality. N Engl J Med 2013;368:1073-5.
Mar 20, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Eric Stecker on Oregon's experiment with accountable care organizations for Medicaid and CHIP beneficiaries.
10:25
Dr. Eric Stecker is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Oregon Health and Science University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. E. Stecker. The Oregon ACO Experiment - Bold Design, Challenging Execution. N Engl J Med 2013;368:982-5.
Mar 13, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Ronald Bayer on the new recommendation for routine HIV screening of U.S. adults and adolescents.
14:58
Dr. Ronald Bayer is a Professor of Sociomedical Sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R. Bayer and G. M. Oppenheimer. Routine HIV Testing, Public Health, and the USPSTF - An End to the Debate. N Engl J Med 2013;368:881-4.
Mar 06, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Martin Frank and Prof. Michael Carroll on traditional and open-access scientific publishing.
23:50
Dr. Martin Frank is the Executive Director of the American Physiological Society. Prof. Michael Carroll is a Professor of Law and Director of the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property at the Washington College of Law at American University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M. Frank. Open but Not Free - Publishing in the 21st Century. N Engl J Med 2013;368:787-9. M. W. Carroll. Creative Commons and the Openness of Open Access. N Engl J Med 2013;368:789-91.
Feb 27, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Lewis Markoff on yellow fever in Sudan as well as treatment and prevention.
14:22
Dr. Lewis Markoff is the chief of the Laboratory of Vector-borne Virus Diseases at the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research at the Food and Drug Administration. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. L. Markoff. Yellow Fever Outbreak in Sudan. N Engl J Med 2013;368:689-91.
Feb 20, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Ronald Waldman on cholera and the need to improve global access to safe water and sanitation.
15:35
Dr. Ronald Waldman is a professor of global health at the School of Public Health and Health Services at George Washington University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.J. Waldman, E.D. Mintz, and H.E. Papowitz. The Cure for Cholera - Improving Access to Safe Water and Sanitation. N Engl J Med 2013;368:592-4.
Feb 13, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Stephen Bartels on approaches to care for older adults with mental or substance use disorders.
25:05
Dr. Stephen Bartels is a professor of psychiatry and community and family medicine at Dartmouth University's Geisel School of Medicine and the director of the Center for Aging Research at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S.J. Bartels and J.A. Naslund. The Underside of the Silver Tsunami - Older Adults and Mental Health Care. N Engl J Med 2013;368:493-6.
Feb 06, 2013
NEJM Interview: Drs. Judith and Sean Palfrey on gun violence and mental health in the United States.
31:43
Dr. Judith Palfrey is a professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and director of the Children's International Pediatric Center at Children's Hospital Boston. Dr. Sean Palfrey is a professor of pediatrics and public health at Boston University School of Medicine and a practicing pediatrician at Boston Medical Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.S. Palfrey and S. Palfrey. Preventing Gun Deaths in Children. N Engl J Med 2013;368:401-3.
Jan 30, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Robert Moellering on the evolution of antibiotic resistance and strategies for combating it.
20:22
Dr. Robert Moellering is a professor of medical research at Harvard Medical School and a research investigator at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. B. Spellberg, J.G. Bartlett, and D.N. Gilbert. The Future of Antibiotics and Resistance. N Engl J Med 2013;368:299-302.
Jan 23, 2013
NEJM Interview: Susan Edgman-Levitan on patient-experience measures and their relationship to health outcomes.
20:12
Susan Edgman-Levitan is the executive director of the John D. Stoeckle Center for Primary Care Innovation at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M.P. Manary, W. Boulding, R. Staelin, and S.W. Glickman. The Patient Experience and Health Outcomes. N Engl J Med 2013;368:201-3.
Jan 16, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Harlan Krumholz on a condition of generalized risk after patients are discharged from the hospital.
17:28
Dr. Harlan Krumholz is a professor of medicine and public health at Yale School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. H.M. Krumholz. Post-Hospital Syndrome - An Acquired, Transient Condition of Generalized Risk. N Engl J Med 2013;368:100-2.
Jan 09, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Arnold Milstein on learning health systems and reducing health care spending.
15:45
Dr. Arnold Milstein is a professor of medicine at the Stanford School of Medicine and director of the Stanford Clinical Excellence Research Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A. Milstein. Code Red and Blue - Safely Limiting Health Care's GDP Footprint. N Engl J Med 2013;368:1-3.
Jan 02, 2013
NEJM Interview: Dr. Bruce Chabner on shortages of generic drugs and possible solutions.
10:16
Dr. Bruce Chabner is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and director of clinical research at the MGH Cancer Center at Massachusetts General Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M.L. Metzger, A. Billett, and M.P. Link. The Impact of Drug Shortages on Children with Cancer - The Example of Mechlorethamine. N Engl J Med 2012;367:2461-3.
Dec 26, 2012
NEJM Interview: Dr. David Hunter on genomewide association studies and their potential clinical utility in common diseases.
13:08
Dr. David Hunter is a professor of epidemiology and nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. L. Fugger, G. McVean, and J.I. Bell. Genomewide Association Studies and Common Disease - Realizing Clinical Utility. N Engl J Med 2012;367:2370-1.
Dec 19, 2012
NEJM Interview: Dr. Irwin Redlener on the effects of Hurricane Sandy on New York health care and the lessons learned.
20:41
Dr. Irwin Redlener is the director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. I. Redlener and M.J. Reilly. Lessons from Sandy - Preparing Health Systems for Future Disasters. N Engl J Med 2012;367:2269-71.
Dec 12, 2012
NEJM Interview: Dr. Jonathan Oberlander on the political future of health care in the United States.
20:11
Dr. Jonathan Oberlander is a professor of social medicine and of health policy and management at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Oberlander. The Future of Obamacare. N Engl J Med 2012;367:2165-7.
Dec 05, 2012
NEJM Interview: Dr. Ronald Bayer on the legal and policy issues related to the proposed graphic warning labels on cigarette packaging.
22:28
Dr. Ronald Bayer is a professor of sociomedical sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. R. Bayer, L. Gostin, and D. Marcus-Toll. Repackaging Cigarettes - Will the Courts Thwart the FDA? N Engl J Med 2012;367:2065-7.
Nov 28, 2012
NEJM Interview: Prof. Kevin Outterson on the recent fungal meningitis outbreak and the regulation of compounding pharmacies in the United States.
12:22
Kevin Outterson is an associate professor of health law, bioethics, and human rights at the Boston University School of Law. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. K. Outterson. Regulating Compounding Pharmacies after NECC. N Engl J Med 2012;367:1969-72.
Nov 21, 2012
NEJM Interview: Robert Mechanic on the challenges and potential benefits of Medicare's new bundled-payment program.
26:13
Robert Mechanic is a senior fellow at the Heller School of Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R. Mechanic and C. Tompkins. Lessons Learned Preparing for Medicare Bundled Payments. N Engl J Med 2012;367:1873-5.
Nov 14, 2012
NEJM Interview: Dr. David Stevenson on hospice and other end-of-life care in the United States.
15:22
Dr. David Stevenson is an associate professor in the Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.G. Stevenson. Growing Pains for the Medicare Hospice Benefit. N Engl J Med 2012;367:1683-5.
Oct 31, 2012
NEJM Interview: Dr. Jerry Avorn on the FDA's recent approval of two weight loss drugs.
12:53
Dr. Jerry Avorn is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and chief of the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. E. Colman and others. The FDA's Assessment of Two Drugs for Chronic Weight Management. N Engl J Med 2012;367:1577-9.
Oct 24, 2012
NEJM Interview: Drs. Gail Wilensky and John McDonough on the health care platforms of the two presidential candidates.
27:07
Dr. John McDonough is a professor of the practice of public health and the director of the Center for Public Health Leadership at the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Gail Wilensky is an economist and senior fellow at Project HOPE. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. G.R. Wilensky. The Shortfalls of "Obamacare." N Engl J Med 2012;367:1479-81; E.Y. Adashi, J.E. McDonough, and K.K. Venkatesh. Heath Care Policy under President Romney. N Engl J Med 2012;367:1477-9.
Oct 17, 2012
NEJM Interview: Prof. R. Alta Charo on the status and future of reproductive health care for women in the United States.
19:07
Prof. R. Alta Charo is a professor of law and bioethics at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. K. White, D. Grossman, K. Hopkins, and J.E. Potter. Cutting Family Planning in Texas. N Engl J Med 2012;367:1179-81.
Sep 26, 2012
NEJM Interview: Prof. Kevin Outterson on record-breaking settlements of pharmaceutical fraud cases and the need for further regulation.
14:05
Prof. Kevin Outterson is an associate professor of health law, bioethics, and human rights at the Boston University School of Law. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. K. Outterson. Punishing Health Care Fraud - Is the GSK Settlement Sufficient? N Engl J Med 2012;367:1082-5.
Sep 19, 2012
NEJM Interview: Dr. Pamela Hartzband and Dr. Jerome Groopman on shared decision making and patient-centered care.
14:35
Dr. Pamela Hartzband, an endocrinologist, and Dr. Jerome Groopman, an oncologist, both practice at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and are professors of medicine at Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. P. Hartzband and J. Groopman. There Is More to Life Than Death. N Engl J Med 2012;367:987-9.
Sep 12, 2012
NEJM Interview: Dr. Paul Ginsburg on recent Massachusetts legislation aimed at containing increases in statewide health care spending.
10:20
Dr. Paul Ginsburg is the president of the Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington D.C. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.Z. Ayanian and P.J. Van der Wees. Tackling Rising Health Care Costs in Massachusetts. N Engl J Med 2012;367:790-3.
Aug 29, 2012
NEJM Interview: Dr. Chris Beyrer on scientific advances and remaining obstacles to controlling the AIDS epidemic.
13:13
Dr. Chris Beyrer is the director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Public Health and Human Rights and the Johns Hopkins Fogarty AIDS International Training and Research Program. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D. Havlir and C. Beyrer. The Beginning of the End of AIDS? N Engl J Med 2012;367:685-7.
Aug 22, 2012
NEJM Interview: Prof. Jonathan Oberlander on health care policy in the United States over the past 100 years.
22:35
Prof. Jonathan Oberlander is a professor of social medicine and of health policy and management at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Oberlander. Unfinished Journey - A Century of Health Care Reform in the United States. N Engl J Med 2012;367:585-90.
Aug 15, 2012
NEJM Interview: Dr. Rita Redberg on the approval process for medical devices in the United States and in Europe.
23:44
Dr. Rita Redberg is a professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, and the editor of the Archives of Internal Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S. Basu and J.C. Hassenplug. Patient Access to Medical Devices - A Comparison of U.S. and European Review Processes. N Engl J Med 2012;367:485-8.
Aug 08, 2012
NEJM Interview: Colleen Barry on approaches to addressing the obesity epidemic in the United States.
14:48
Colleen Barry is an associate professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C.L. Barry, S.E. Gollust, and J. Niederdeppe. Are Americans Ready to Solve the Weight of the Nation? N Engl J Med 2012;367:389-91.
Aug 01, 2012
NEJM Interview: Professors Renee Landers and John McDonough on the implications of the Supreme Court's ruling on the Affordable Care Act.
33:32
Renee Landers is a professor of law at Suffolk University Law School, and John McDonough is a professor of the practice of public health and director of the Center for Public Health Leadership at the Harvard School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. Landers RM. The Denouement of the Supreme Court's ACA Drama. N Engl J Med 2012;367:198-9 and McDonough JE. The Road Ahead for the Affordable Care Act. N Engl J Med 2012;367:199-201.
Jul 18, 2012
NEJM Interview: Dr. Lisa Lehmann on the physician's role in assisted dying for terminally ill patients.
16:20
Dr. Lisa Lehmann is the director of the Center for Bioethics at Brigham and Women's Hospital and an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.J.Z. Prokopetz and L.S. Lehmann. Redefining Physicians' Role in Assisted Dying. N Engl J Med 2012;367:97-9.
Jul 11, 2012
NEJM Interview: David Radley on a recent study on geographic variations in access to and quality of U.S. health care.
15:06
David Radley is a senior health policy analyst at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement in Cambridge, MA. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.C. Radley and C. Schoen. Geographic Variation in Access to Care - The Relationship with Quality. N Engl J Med 2012;367:3-6.
Jul 04, 2012
NEJM Interview: Katherine Baicker on the misguided focus on the creation of health care jobs.
5:33
Katherine Baicker is a professor of health economics in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. K. Baicker and A. Chandra. The Health Care Jobs Fallacy. N Engl J Med 2012;366:2433-5.
Jun 27, 2012
NEJM Interview: Dr. Aaron Kesselheim on a recent Supreme Court ruling on patents for diagnostic tests.
16:28
Dr. Aaron Kesselheim is an assistant professor in the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A.S. Kesselheim and J. Karlawish. Biomarkers Unbound - The Supreme Court's Ruling on Diagnostic-Test Patents. N Engl J Med 2012;366:2338-40.
Jun 20, 2012
NEJM Interview: Dr. Julie Cantor on court-ordered care for pregnant women in the United States.
14:03
Dr. Julie Cantor is an attorney and adjunct professor of law at the UCLA School of Law. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.D. Cantor. Court-Ordered Care - A Complication of Pregnancy to Avoid. N Engl J Med 2012;366:2237-40.
Jun 13, 2012
NEJM Interview: Dr. Arthur Kellermann on the increasing use of emergency departments and access to primary care.
13:59
Dr. Arthur Kellermann is vice president of the RAND Corporation and director of RAND Health, Santa Monica, CA. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A.L. Kellermann and R.M. Weinick. Emergency Departments, Medicaid Costs, and Access to Primary Care - Understanding the Link. N Engl J Med 2012;366:2141-3.
Jun 06, 2012
NEJM Interview: Dr. Francesca Gany on undocumented immigrants and the U.S. health care system.
17:25
Dr. Francesca Gany is the chief of the Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and director of the Center for Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities, New York, NY. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.O. Breen. Lost in Translation - Como se dice, "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act"? N Engl J Med 2012;366:2045-7.
May 30, 2012
NEJM Interview: Dr. Howard Brody on the ethics of rationing and waste avoidance in health care.
24:30
Dr. Howard Brody is a professor of family medicine and the director of the Institute for the Medical Humanities at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. H. Brody. From an Ethics of Rationing to an Ethics of Waste Avoidance. N Engl J Med 2012;366:1949-51.
May 23, 2012
NEJM Interview: Dr. Susan Okie on the ongoing evolution of the primary care physician.
16:45
Dr. Susan Okie is a medical journalist and clinical assistant professor of family medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S. Okie. The Evolving Primary Care Physician. N Engl J Med 2012;366:1849-53.
May 16, 2012
NEJM Interview: Dr. Allison Goldfine on statins, the associated risk of diabetes, and the FDA's response.
9:56
Dr. Allison Goldfine is the head of the Section of Clinical Research at Joslin Diabetes Center and an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A.B. Goldfine. Statins: Is It Really Time to Reassess Benefits and Risks? N Engl J Med 2012;366:1752-5.
May 09, 2012
NEJM Interview: Dr. Timothy Quill on balancing evidence-based medicine and patient-centered care.
14:02
Dr. Timothy Quill is a professor of medicine, psychiatry, and medical humanities and the director of the Center for Ethics, Humanities and Palliative Care at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. T.E. Quill and R.G. Holloway. Evidence, Preferences, Recommendations - Finding the Right Balance in Patient Care. N Engl J Med 2012;366:1653-5.
May 02, 2012
NEJM Interview: Dr. Jan Blustein on the effects of pay-for-performance approaches for hospitals.
8:03
Dr. Jan Blustein is a professor of health policy and medicine at the Wagner Graduate School and the School of Medicine at New York University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A. Ryan and J. Blustein. Making the Best of Hospital Pay for Performance. N Engl J Med 2012;366:1557-9.
Apr 25, 2012
NEJM Interview: Mark Hall on the recent Supreme Court oral arguments in the challenge to the Affordable Care Act.
13:24
Mark Hall is a professor of health care law and policy and medical and bioethics at Wake Forest University Schools of Law and Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M.A. Hall. Supreme Court Arguments on the ACA - A Clash of Two World Views. N Engl J Med 2012;366:1462-3.
Apr 18, 2012
NEJM Interview: Dr. Raynard Kington on the importance to medicine of the behavioral and social sciences.
19:46
Dr. Raynard Kington, a physician and the former director of the Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research at the National Institutes of Health, is the president of Grinnell College in Iowa. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.M. Kaplan, J.M. Satterfield, and R.S. Kington. Building a Better Physician - The Case for the New MCAT. N Engl J Med 2012;366:1265-8.
Apr 04, 2012
NEJM Interview: Dr. Steven Schroeder on smoking-cessation efforts in the United States.
13:48
Dr. Steven Schroeder is a professor of health and health care and the director of the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center at the University of California, San Francisco. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M.C. Fiore, E. Goplerud, and S.A. Schroeder. The Joint Commission's New Tobacco-Cessation Measures - Will Hospitals Do the Right Thing? N Engl J Med 2012;366:1172-4.
Mar 28, 2012
NEJM Interview: Gail Wilensky on possible directions for bipartisan Medicare reform.
16:08
Gail Wilensky is an economist and senior fellow at Project HOPE. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. G.R. Wilensky. Directions for Bipartisan Medicare Reform. N Engl J Med 2012;366:1071-3.
Mar 21, 2012
NEJM Interview: Sharon-Lise Normand on medical device approval and postmarketing surveillance.
18:04
Sharon-Lise Normand is a professor of health care policy and biostatistics at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. F.S. Resnic and S.-L.T. Normand. Postmarketing Surveillance of Medical Devices - Filling in the Gaps. N Engl J Med 2012;366:875-7.
Mar 07, 2012
NEJM Interview: Dr. Michael Barry on patient-centered care and shared decision making.
22:22
Dr. Michael Barry is president of the Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making and medical director of the John D. Stoeckle Center for Primary Care Innovation at Massachusetts General Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M.J. Barry and S. Edgman-Levitan. Shared Decision Making - The Pinnacle of Patient-Centered Care. N Engl J Med 2012;366:780-1.
Feb 29, 2012
NEJM Interview: Alan Weil on the states' role in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
22:46
Alan Weil is the executive director of the National Academy for State Health Policy in Washington, DC. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A. Weil. The Value of Federalism in Defining Essential Health Benefits. N Engl J Med 2012;366:679-81.
Feb 22, 2012
NEJM Interview: Dr. Robert Truog on issues in medical ethics and the physician-patient relationship.
21:39
Dr. Robert Truog is a professor of medical ethics, anesthesiology, and pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and a senior associate in critical care medicine at Children's Hospital Boston. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.D. Truog. 200th Anniversary Article: Patients and Doctors - The Evolution of a Relationship. N Engl J Med 2012;366:581-5.
Feb 15, 2012
NEJM Interview: Dr. Pieter Cohen on the regulation of dietary supplements.
17:33
Dr. Pieter Cohen is a primary care physician at Cambridge Health Alliance in Somerville, Massachusetts, and an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. P.A. Cohen. Assessing Supplement Safety - The FDA's Controversial Proposal. N Engl J Med 2012;366:389-91.
Feb 01, 2012
NEJM Interview: Michael Chernew on the Medicare's physician-payment system and the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula.
10:46
Michael Chernew is a professor of health care policy in the Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A. Alhassani, A. Chandra, and M.E. Chernew. The Sources of the SGR "Hole". N Engl J Med 2012;366:289-91.
Jan 25, 2012
NEJM Interview: Cynthia Jackevicius on generic drugs and health care costs.
10:33
Cynthia Jackevicius is an associate professor of pharmacy practice at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California, and an assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C.A. Jackevicius et al. Generic Atorvastatin and Health Care Costs. N Engl J Med 2012;366:201-4.
Jan 18, 2012
NEJM Interview: I. Glenn Cohen on the constitutional challenge of the Affordable Care Act that will heard by the United States Supreme Court in March.
19:17
I. Glenn Cohen is an Assistant Professor and Co-Director, Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics, both at Harvard Law School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. I.G. Cohen and J.F. Blumstein. The Constitutionality of the ACA's Medicaid-Expansion Mandate. N Engl J Med 2012;366:103-4.
Jan 11, 2012
NEJM Interview: Allan Brandt on the history of the Journal as a window into the history of medicine, science, and society.
22:26
Allan Brandt is a Professor of the History of Medicine at Harvard Medical Schooland Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. Brandt A. A Reader's Guide to 200 Years of the New England Journal of Medicine. N Engl J Med 2012;366:1-7.
Jan 04, 2012
NEJM Interview: Dr. Robert Schwartz on the history of cancer research.
12:51
Dr. Robert Schwartz is a professor emeritus of medicine at Tufts Medical School, and a former deputy editor at the Journal, both in Boston. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. Supplement to: Schwartz R. The Emperor of All Maladies - The Beginning of the Beginning. N Engl J Med 2011;365:2353-5.
Dec 21, 2011
NEJM Interview: Dr. Elliot Israel on the risks and benefits of long-acting beta agonists in the treatment of asthma and COPD.
16:16
Dr. Elliot Israel is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Director of Clinical Research in the Pulmonary and Critical Care Division at Brigham and Women's Hospital, both in Boston. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. Supplement to: Chowdhury B et al. The Risks and Benefits of Indracaterol - The FDA's Review. N Engl J Med 2011;365:2247-9.
Dec 14, 2011
NEJM Interview: Dr. Jerry Avorn on the evolving approach to drug safety in the United States
15:13
Dr. Jerry Avorn is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Chief of the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women's Hospital, both in Boston. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. Supplement to: Avorn J. Learning about the Safety of Drugs - A Half-Century of Evolution. N Engl J Med 2011;365:2151-3.
Dec 07, 2011