Atul Gawande watch, Pt. 2

June 11, 2009

By Jeremy Manier I don’t mean to gush with advance praise for the Pritzker School’s commencement speaker, Dr. Atul Gawande, but he really does seem to be everywhere lately. First he wrote that great New Yorker piece on the deep puzzle of [Read more]

Watch the Fine Print on Stem Cells

March 6, 2009

Photo credit: University of Wisconsin-Madison By Jeremy Manier The Washington Post reported this afternoon that President Obama plans to lift the Bush-era restrictions on stem-cell research funding via executive order on Monday. Now comes the hard [Read more]

Live-streaming health care reform

March 5, 2009

By Jeremy Manier This was a great idea [NOTE: The link no longer brings up the forum; see below]. Just browsing through the sessions, it’s a very high quality discussion, with a lot of focus on improving preventive care – a huge issue in [Read more]