Some ten thousand diseases afflict humankind, and we have the power to vanquish only a handful of them. It’s especially tragic, then, when we squander what opportunities we have, whether by choice, neglect, or incompetence. Read the Full Article here.
Dhruv Khullar, M.D., M.P.P. is a physician and assistant professor of health policy and economics at Weill Cornell Medical College.
He is also a contributor at The New Yorker, where he writes about medicine, health care, and politics. He currently serves as Director of Policy Dissemination at the Physicians Foundation Center for Physician Practice and Leadership, and was recently a Senior Research Fellow at NYC Health + Hospitals. His research focuses on value-based care, health disparities, and medical innovation, and has been published in JAMA and The New England Journal of Medicine.