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New England Journal of Medicine Interviews

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.

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NEJM Interview: Dr. William Shrank on the management of clinical and social risk factors in quality-assessment and payment programs.

Dr. William Shrank is the chief medical officer at Humana. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. S.K. Agrawal and W.H. Shrank. Clinical and Social Risk Adjustment — Reconsidering Distinctions. N Engl J Med 2020;382:1581-1583.

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22 Apr 2020

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Francis Collins on what to expect from the recently announced Precision Medicine Initiative.

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.

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25 Feb 2015

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NEJM Interview: Prof. Wendy Mariner on state laws that regulate physicians’ speech and behavior in the context of abortion.

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.

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1 Apr 2015

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Lindsey Baden on the state of the ongoing Ebola epidemic and progress on vaccines and treatments.

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.

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10 Dec 2014

Rank #4

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Lisa Rosenbaum on how health care workers have responded to the challenges of caring for patients during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Dr. Lisa Rosenbaum is a national correspondent for the Journal. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. L. Rosenbaum. Harnessing Our Humanity — How Washington’s Health Care Workers Have Risen to the Pandemic Challenge. N Engl J Med 2020;382:2069-2071.

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27 May 2020

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NEJM Interview: Prof. John McDonough on Vermont’s attempt to implement a single-payer health care system - and why it failed.

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.

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22 Apr 2015

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Eric Rubin and Dr. Lindsey Baden on diagnosis and early treatment of Covid-19

Eric Rubin is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal. Lindsey Baden is a Deputy Editor of the Journal. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. E.J. Rubin, L.R. Baden, and S. Morrissey. Audio Interview: Diagnosis and Early Treatment of Covid-19. N Engl J Med 2020;382:e103.

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3 Jun 2020

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NEJM Interview: Prof. Robert MacCoun on the marketing of marijuana edibles and the risks posed by legalizing retail marijuana.

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.

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18 Mar 2015

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Dhruv Khullar on uses of behavioral economics concepts in modifying physicians’ behavior under value-based health care models.

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.

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10 Jun 2015

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Eric Rubin and Dr. Lindsey Baden on new research on possible treatments for Covid-19.

Eric Rubin is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal. Lindsey Baden is a Deputy Editor of the Journal. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. E.J. Rubin, L.R. Baden, and S. Morrissey. Audio Interview: New Research on Possible Treatments for Covid-19. N Engl J Med 2020;382:e30.

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18 Mar 2020

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Eric Rubin and Dr. Lindsey Baden on what clinicians need to know in diagnosing and treating Covid-19.

Eric Rubin is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal. Lindsey Baden is a Deputy Editor of the Journal. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. E.J. Rubin, L.R. Baden, and S. Morrissey. Audio Interview: What Clinicians Need to Know in Diagnosing and Treating Covid-19. N Engl J Med 2020;382:e19.

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4 Mar 2020

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Scott Podolsky on the revolution in pharmaceutical marketing that set the stage for physician “education” about treating pain with opioids.

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.

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8 May 2019

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Eric Rubin and Dr. Lindsey Baden on capitalizing on immune responses to Covid-19

Eric Rubin is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal. Lindsey Baden is a Deputy Editor of the Journal. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. E.J. Rubin, L.R. Baden, and S. Morrissey. Audio Interview: Capitalizing on Immune Responses to Covid-19. N Engl J Med 2020;382:e93.

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20 May 2020

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Pieter Cohen on unsafe dietary supplements and ways for physicians and agencies to share information about them.

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.

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2 Apr 2014

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NEJM Interview: Prof. Robert Huckman on publicly reported data and the shift towards consumerism in health care.

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.

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13 Nov 2013

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Kelly Brownell on the FDA's proposed ban on artificial trans fats and the future of U.S. food regulation.

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.

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7 May 2014

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Pat Croskerry on widespread cognitive biases and ways of counteracting them for accurate diagnosis.

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.

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26 Jun 2013

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Jerry Avorn on a new estimate of the cost of bringing a drug to market.

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.

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13 May 2015

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Anthony Fauci on the use of monoclonal antibodies in the context of emerging infectious diseases.

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.

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18 Apr 2018

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

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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22 Mar 2017

Rank #20