Jonathan LaPook

Chief Medical Correspondent, CBS News; Professor of Medicine, NYU School of Medicine; Executive Director, Empathy Project, NYU Langone Medical Center

Jon LaPook is chief medical correspondent for CBS News, a professor of medicine at NYU School of Medicine, an internist and gastroenterologist at NYU Langone Medical Center, and executive director of NYU’s Langone Empathy Project, whose first short-film series, Listening, is being used in New York City medical schools. LaPook contributes to all CBS News broadcasts and platforms, including “CBS Evening News,” “60 Minutes,” and “CBS This Morning.” He is a two-time Emmy Award winner for his reporting on the national shortage of drugs in 2012 and for team coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings in 2013. He has also won two Edward R. Murrow Awards for Best Broadcast.

Videos/Audio of Jonathan LaPook

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