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NEJM Interview: Dr. Rebecca Haffajee on the growing number of lawsuits against opioid manufacturers and distributors.

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:01:00 -0500

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.377.issue-24.interview.mp3




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.

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 11:01:00 -0500

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.377.issue-23.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Linda Blumberg on proposals for stabilizing insurance markets and making nongroup insurance more affordable.

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 11:01:00 -0500

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.377.issue-22.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Debra Weinstein on the need for consistent metrics to assess GME programs and their graduates.

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:01:00 -0500

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.377.issue-21.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. George Church on recent advances in human germline repair and movement toward clinical applications.

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 11:01:00 -0500

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.377.issue-20.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Carmen Zorrilla on how one hospital in Puerto Rico responded to Hurricane Maria and what will come next for the island.

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 11:01:00 -0500

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.377.issue-19.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Rose Molina on trends and disparities in maternal outcomes in the United States.

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.377.issue-18.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Chris Beyrer on the increasing resistance to HIV drugs that is threatening global health and the goals of control efforts.

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.377.issue-17.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Drs. Pamela Hartzband and Jerome Groopman on how the possibility of regret can affect patients’ decision making.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.377.issue-16.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. David Asch on why requiring informed consent for trials that pose minimal risk to participants can do more harm than good.

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.377.issue-15.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Neil Wagle on how measuring patient-reported outcomes can benefit both patients and doctors.

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.377.issue-14.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Ziad Obermeyer on how collaboration between doctors and computers will help improve medical care.

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.377.issue-13.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Ronald Bayer on barriers to eradicating tuberculosis in the United States.

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.377.issue-12.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Prof. Nicholas Bagley on why partial Medicaid expansions could be harmful for patients and the federal budget.

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.377.issue-11.interview.mp3




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.

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.377.issue-10.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Brigg Reilley on why the Indian Health Service has lagged when it comes to treating patients with hepatitis C.

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.377.issue-9.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Alison Rapoport on how physicians in all specialties can help address opioid use disorder in their patients.

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.377.issue-8.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Richard Schwartzstein on alternatives to traditional lecture-based courses in medical school.

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.377.issue-7.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Josephine Johnston on fetal genetic sequencing and the challenges involved in ensuring fully informed consent.

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.377.issue-6.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Christopher Goodman on important concerns about increased prescribing of gabapentin and pregabalin for pain.

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.377.issue-5.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Prof. R. Alta Charo on recent Trump administration appointees and the implications of alternative science for women’s health.

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.377.issue-4.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Margaret (Gretchen) Schwarze on how physicians can use scenario planning to facilitate informed decision making.

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.377.issue-3.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Jeremy Greene on a Maryland law that prohibits price gouging on older essential drugs.

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.377.issue-2.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Paul Drain on Trump’s proposed NIH budget cuts, including elimination of the Fogarty International Center.

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.377.issue-1.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. John McDonough on efforts by Senate Republicans to pass a health care reform bill.

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.376.issue-26.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Matthew Fiedler on the American Health Care Act and its likely effects on insurance coverage.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.376.issue-25.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Thomas Lee on the financial incentives that keep providers from reducing patient waiting times.

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.376.issue-24.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Jeffrey Drazen on the Journal’s data-analysis challenge and summit and the ICMJE’s new data-sharing policy.

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.376.issue-23.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Susan Glod on provision of adequate pain relief during the opioid crisis.

Wed, 31 May 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.376.issue-22.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Walid Gellad on strategies for managing the cost of drugs receiving accelerated FDA approval.

Wed, 24 May 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.376.issue-21.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Prof. Wendy Parmet on the decision to overturn parts of a Florida law regulating physician speech about firearms.

Wed, 17 May 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.376.issue-20.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Kellan Baker on insurance coverage for health care services related to gender transition.

Wed, 10 May 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.376.issue-19.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. David Asch on resident work hours and using evidence to inform medical education policy.

Wed, 03 May 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.376.issue-18.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. David Hunter on how the health care system can address climate change and its effects.

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.376.issue-17.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Jonathan Oberlander on Republican lawmakers’ efforts to pass new health care legislation.

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.376.issue-16.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Anthony Fauci on an outbreak of yellow fever in Brazil.

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.376.issue-15.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Heather Kovich on the challenges facing patients and physicians in rural areas of the United States.

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.376.issue-14.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Prof. Timothy Jost on Trump’s effort to undermine the Affordable Care Act and Republican proposals to replace it.

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.376.issue-13.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Stuart Slavin on depression and suicide among physicians and trainees and how to address stigma associated with mental illness.

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.376.issue-12.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Andrew Goodman-Bacon on a proposal for setting limits on federal Medicaid spending and how it may affect access to care.

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.376.issue-11.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Michael Greene on a recent FDA warning about possible effects of general anesthesia on fetuses or young children.

Wed, 08 Mar 2017 11:01:00 -0500

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.376.issue-10.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Keith Wailoo on the medical and social context that has made progress in treating sickle cell disease slow and arduous.

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 11:01:00 -0500

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.376.issue-9.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Beau Kilmer on the effects of cannabis on health and how jurisdictions can minimize harms related to its legalization.

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:01:00 -0500

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.376.issue-8.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Richard Frank on the increasing number of deaths involving fentanyl in the United States.

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 11:01:00 -0500

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.376.issue-7.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Suerie Moon on recommendations from the United Nations Secretary General’s High-Level Panel on Access to Medicines.

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 11:01:00 -0500

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.376.issue-6.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. John Ayanian on the economic benefits associated with Michigan’s decision to expand Medicaid.

Wed, 01 Feb 2017 11:01:00 -0500

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.376.issue-5.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Scott Halpern on whether cognitive function should be considered in decisions about organ allocation.

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 11:01:00 -0500

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.376.issue-4.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Vivian Lee on how physicians and health care systems can get the most out of sharing patient feedback.

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:01:00 -0500

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.376.issue-3.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Louise Ivers on cholera transmission and vaccination efforts in post-hurricane Haiti.

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 11:01:00 -0500

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.376.issue-2.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Jonathan Oberlander on what a Trump presidency could mean for the future of health care reform.

Wed, 04 Jan 2017 11:01:00 -0500

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2017.376.issue-1.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. David Asch on the potential uses of social engagement strategies in promoting health.

Wed, 28 Dec 2016 11:01:00 -0500

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-26.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Vivek Murthy on his campaign to address opioid addiction and misuse in the United States.

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 11:01:00 -0500

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-25.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Prof. Christopher Robertson on whether the First Amendment should protect sales pitches by pharmaceutical representatives.

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 11:01:00 -0500

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-24.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. J. Michael McWilliams on the merits of care coordination - and why it’s unlikely to reduce health care spending.

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 11:01:00 -0500

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-23.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Stefan Kertesz on the success and evaluation of programs providing permanent supportive housing to homeless people.

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:01:00 -0500

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-22.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Leemore Dafny on ways in which health care providers could undermine efforts to steer consumers toward high-value care.

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 11:01:00 -0500

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-21.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Rachel Fabi on recent legislative measures to extend insurance coverage for undocumented immigrants in California.

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 11:01:00 -0500

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-20.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. David Rosenthal on the effect of the electronic era on physician satisfaction.

Wed, 09 Nov 2016 11:01:00 -0500

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-19.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Kevin Schulman on intensive home health care as an alternative to hospitalization.

Wed, 02 Nov 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-18.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Thomas Lee on measures of health care quality that are most important to patients.

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-17.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. C. William Keck on an agreement between the United States and Cuba to cooperate on efforts to improve health.

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-16.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Christine Montross on treatment and confinement of people with serious mental illness.

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-15.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Paul Ginsburg on what the 2016 election will mean for health care reform.

Wed, 05 Oct 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-14.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Anthony Fauci on potential strategies for conducting clinical trials of Zika virus vaccines.

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-13.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Jeffrey Drazen on the future of sharing clinical trial data.

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-12.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Thomas Bodenheimer on the evolving roles of physicians and nurses in the provision of primary care.

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-11.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. David Blumenthal on approaches to caring for the 5% of patients who account for 50% of annual health care spending.

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-10.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Prof. R. Alta Charo on the implications of the Whole Woman’s Health case and likely future anti-abortion strategies.

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-9.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Richard Bohmer on the strategies of health care organizations that have successfully implemented continuous improvement.

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-8.interview.mp3




Dr. Christopher Dale on better ways of deploying quality metrics to improve the value of health care.

Wed, 17 Aug 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-7.interview.mp3




Dr. Scott Podolsky on the evolution of the essential methods of randomized, controlled trials.

Wed, 10 Aug 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-6.interview.mp3




Dr. Harlan Krumholz on the movement toward broader, responsible, productive sharing of data from clinical trials.

Wed, 03 Aug 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-5.interview.mp3




Dr. Alan D.T. Barrett on the current yellow fever epidemic and lessons about vaccine supply and global health.

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-4.interview.mp3




Dr. Benjamin Sommers on the future cost of insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

Wed, 20 Jul 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-3.interview.mp3




Dr. Alisha Rankin on the clinical trials and drug approval processes of the 16th through 18th centuries.

Wed, 13 Jul 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-2.interview.mp3




Dr. Eric Rubin on the current state of the Zika epidemic and directions for research and prevention.

Wed, 06 Jul 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-1.interview.mp3




Dr. José Jerónimo on approaches to reducing rates of cervical cancer in low- and middle-income countries.

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-26.interview.mp3




Dr. Jeffrey Drazen on evolving efforts to make clinical trials data accessible and useful for further research.

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-25.interview.mp3




Dr. Ameet Sarpatwari on state bills that aim to reduce drug spending by requiring companies to disclose R&D costs.

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-24.interview.mp3




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.

Wed, 08 Jun 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-23.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Jeffrey Drazen on a new article series, The Changing Face of Clinical Trials.

Wed, 01 Jun 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-22.interview2.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Deborah Schrag on an experiment testing new ways of reimbursing physicians for drugs administered under Medicare Part B.

Wed, 01 Jun 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-22.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Alice Shaw on a new model for accelerating the development of promising oncology drugs.

Wed, 25 May 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-21.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Greg Simon on the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative and its goal of fueling cancer research in the United States.

Wed, 18 May 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-20.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Lindsey Baden on the state of the Zika virus outbreak and the challenges involved in containing it.

Wed, 11 May 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-19.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Robert Mechanic on what happens when patients are treated by multiple providers participating in different Medicare payment models.

Wed, 04 May 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-18.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Michelle Mello on legislation aimed at reducing young people’s access to cigarettes.

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-17.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Debra Houry on a new opioid-prescribing guideline from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Wed, 20 Apr 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-16.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Jonathan Oberlander on the renewed interest in single-payer health insurance and its prospects in the United States.

Wed, 13 Apr 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-15.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Amy Fairchild on public health recommendations regarding electronic cigarettes in England and the United States.

Wed, 06 Apr 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-14.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Ronald Paulus on a program at his health system for educating board members about care delivery.

Wed, 30 Mar 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-13.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. David Bellinger on lead contamination in Flint, Michigan, and the lack of political will to protect public health.

Wed, 23 Mar 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-12.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Ashish Jha on lessons from the recent Veterans Health Administration crisis and future directions at the VA.

Wed, 16 Mar 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-11.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Prof. R. Alta Charo on recent advances in gene editing and concerns about medical tourism.

Wed, 09 Mar 2016 11:01:00 -0500

  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.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-10.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Cecile Richards on expanding access to birth control and threats to that progress.

Wed, 02 Mar 2016 11:01:00 -0500

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-9.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Rena Conti on policy proposals that could help rein in the cost of prescription drugs.

Wed, 24 Feb 2016 11:01:00 -0500

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-8.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Robert Galvin on the effects of the Affordable Care Act on employer-sponsored insurance.

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 11:01:00 -0500

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-7.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Walter Orenstein on the final steps in the global effort to eradicate polio.

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:01:00 -0500

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-6.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Steven DeKosky on youth football, head injuries, and a recent American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement.

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 11:01:00 -0500

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-5.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Daniel Alford on how prescriber education can help address the epidemic of prescription-opioid misuse.

Wed, 27 Jan 2016 11:01:00 -0500

  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.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-4.interview.mp3