Dr. Anthony Fauci, who has become a household name during the pandemic, and is considered one of the most trusted sources for reliable covid health information, discusses the progress we’ve made and the challenges we still face with Lester Holt. Between Two Kingdoms author Suleika Jaouad has a heartfelt talk with Kate Bowler about surviving a serious illness and the journey from sickness to health. And Bryant Terry talks with Joe Yonan about what a sustainable food system would look like and his upcoming new book Black Food. Plus much more.
Deep Dive: The Future of US Healthcare in a Post-Covid World
It’s been a year of mRNA vaccines and health misinformation, of telemedicine and tented hospital sites. As we emerge from the pandemic, most experts agree there will be long-lasting effects on our health care delivery system, and that in many respects that system will not — and should not — return to “normal.” Experts also agree — and the public is with them on this — that the pandemic has provided an unprecedented opportunity to truly build back better, and to address systemic problems that we can no longer ignore. Harvard’s Atul Gawande and Google Health’s Karen DeSalvo discuss all this in a conversation about the future of medicine and health care in a post-COVID world.