Chief Medical Correspondent, CBS News; Professor of Medicine, NYU School of Medicine; Executive Director, Empathy Project, NYU Langone Medical Center
Jonathan LaPook is a professor of medicine at NYU School of Medicine and the Mebane Professor of Gastroenterology at NYU Langone Health. A practicing physician, he is founder and executive director of the NYU Langone Empathy Project, which seeks to promote a culture of empathy in medicine. LaPook is also chief medical correspondent at CBS News, which he joined in 2006. He has won numerous awards, including two Emmys and two Edward R. Murrow Awards. In 2018, he received a Gracie Award and was named a George Foster Peabody Award finalist for two “60 Minutes” reports that investigated a sexual abuse scandal involving American elite gymnasts.