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Eric Topol: Pushing Medicine into the Future (Health & Veritas Ep. 58)

On the Health & Veritas podcast, Yale physician-professors Howard Forman and Harlan Krumholz talk about the latest news and ideas in healthcare and seek out the truth amid the noise. In this episode, they’re joined by Dr. Eric Topol, a physician and writer who is widely recognized both as a leading researcher and a public voice on medicine and health. They discuss his career turn toward genomics and digital health, and the fight against misinformation on Twitter.

Eric Topol

Eric Topol

  • Howard P. Forman
    Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, Economics, Public Health, and Management; Co-founder, Pozen-Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Health Equity Leadership, MD/MBA Program, and MBA for Executives Program
  • Harlan M. Krumholz
    Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine and Director of the Yale Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation
  • Eric Topol
    Executive Vice President, Scripps Research; Professor, Molecular Medicine; Scripps Research Director & Founder, Scripps Research Translational Institute Department of Molecular Medicine

Listen now:


“Adding Salt to Foods and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease”

Eric Topol: Ground Truths

Eric Topol: The Creative Destruction of Medicine: How the Digital Revolution Will Create Better Health Care (2011)

Eric Topol: The Patient Will See You Now: The Future of Medicine Is in Your Hands (2015)

Eric Topol: Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again (2019)

Eric Topol on Twitter

Scott Gottlieb on LinkedIn: “The GLP-1s emerge as the largest class of peptide drugs of all time”

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