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Dhruv Khullar

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.

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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.

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What the Coronavirus Variants Mean for the End of the Pandemic



On September 29, 1982, a twelve-year-old girl named Mary Kellerman woke up with a cold. Her parents gave her some extra-strength Tylenol and, within a few hours, she had died. That same day, in a town near the family’s Chicago suburb, a twenty-seven-year-old postal worker named Adam Janus felt ill; he, too, took Tylenol and […]