Ezekiel Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D., director of clinical bioethics at the National Institutes of Health, will discuss his new book, Healthcare, Guaranteed. In it, he proposes a different and more efficient health-care plan. Dr. Emanuel is an oncologist who worked in the Clinton administration on its first attempts to reform the health system. Dr. Emanuel says that his new plan builds on those strengths and learns from its weaknesses.
Author David Shenk will talk about his book, The Forgetting: Alzheimer’s, Portrait of an Epidemic, and the new PBS documentary based on it.
In this week’s Sound Medicine Checkup, Jeremy Shere will look at new ways of dealing with vertigo.