Howard P. Forman
Howard Forman is the co-host of the podcast Health & Veritas. He talks with Harlan Krumholz about the latest news and ideas in healthcare and seek out the truth amid the noise.
The Fight for Healthcare Equity after COVID-19
Dr. Cecelia Calhoun ’21, a Yale physician with a focus on sickle cell disease, and Yale SOM’s Dr. Howard Forman discuss the gargantuan but critical challenge of addressing the impact of systemic racism on the health of Black Americans.
A Pandemic Landscape of Optimism and Uncertainty
Nationally, infection rates are close to their low point and many Americans are resuming their usual activities, but the more transmissible Delta variant is spreading and vaccinations are still low in some areas. We asked Yale SOM's Dr. Howard Forman where things stand now.
The Vaccines Bring Hope—and New Questions
A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccines are a reality—and now we face the logistical and medical complications of inoculating a vast population while infection rages and the virus mutates. We asked Yale SOM’s Dr. Howard Forman, a public authority on the pandemic, for an update.
A Life-Changing Vaccine, If We Do It Right
Pfizer’s announcement that its experimental COVID-19 vaccine appears to be more than 90% effective has provided hope for relief from the increasingly calamitous onslaught of the virus. We asked Yale SOM’s Dr. Howard Forman about next steps.
Three Questions about COVID-19 Infection and Immunity
We checked in with Yale SOM’s Dr. Howard Forman about herd immunity, vaccines, and that case of reinfection in Hong Kong.
Is It Time to Reopen?
Around the United States, states are easing the restrictions imposed to slow the spread of COVID-19. We asked Yale SOM’s Dr. Howard Forman if these moves are premature and what is needed for Americans to return to school and work safely.
Why Isolating Older Americans Would Be a Huge Mistake in Fighting the Coronavirus
In a Fortune commentary, Dr. Michael Apkon ’02, president and CEO of Tufts Medical Center, and Yale SOM’s Dr. Howard Forman and Jeffrey Sonnenfeld write that such an approach would be dangerous and ineffective.
How Should the U.S. Government Respond to COVID-19?
On March 12, a group of public health experts assembled by Yale SOM’s Dr. Howard Forman released a proposal for a set of emergency public health, healthcare, and emergency support measures to respond to the growing COVID-19 outbreak.
Coronavirus Update: How Far Has the Virus Spread and What’s Next?
Increased testing capacity is key to unlocking greater understanding of COVID-19 and learning how to slow its spread, according to Professor Howard Forman.
Is the U.S. Healthcare System Ready for Coronavirus?
We asked Yale’s Howard P. Forman, a practicing radiologist and expert in healthcare management, what’s likely to happen with coronavirus in coming days and whether the U.S. healthcare system is prepared.