Prioritizing Racial and Ethnic Minority Populations for Coronavirus Vaccination
The National Academy of Medicine has recommended that racial minority populations receive priority for vaccination because they have been hard hit by the pandemic and are "worse off" socioeconomically. US law is inconsistent on whether race/ethnicity can be an explicit criterion for achieving equity and diversity. Lawrence O. Gostin, JD, of Georgetown University and Michelle A. Williams, ScD, of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health discuss ways to achieve the public health objective of protecting vulnerable communities while adhering to law and ethics. Recorded October 14, 2020. Related Article(s): Is It Law...
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - October 17, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Sensible Medicine —Balancing Intervention and Inaction During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Interview with Christopher W. Seymour, MD, MSc, author of Sensible Medicine—Balancing Intervention and Inaction During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - October 15, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Control Hypertension
The US Surgeon General’s office has released a report emphasizing the importance of making hypertension control a national public health priority. Vice Admiral Jerome Adams, MD, MPH, the 20th US Surgeon General, discusses the report's background and recommendations. Recorded October 7, 2020. Related Article(s): A National Commitment to Improve the Care of Patients With Hypertension in the US (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - October 9, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Coronavirus Vaccine Update From the FDA
Peter Marks, MD, PhD, directs the US FDA's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) and will "call the balls and strikes" on any COVID-19 vaccine, according to FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn. He joins JAMA Editor Howard Bauchner, MD, for an update on vaccine progress to date and prospects for pre-election political interference in the FDA approval process. Recorded October 5, 2020. Related Article(s): Unwavering Regulatory Safeguards for COVID-19 Vaccines (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - October 7, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Who Gets Coronavirus Vaccine First?
On October 2 the US National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine issued its consensus Framework for Equitable Allocation of a COVID-19 Vaccine. William H. Foege, MD, MPH, emeritus distinguished professor of International Health at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, cochaired the committee that authored the report and discusses its recommendations. Recorded October 2, 2020. Related Article: Fairly Prioritizing Groups for Access to COVID-19 Vaccines (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - October 7, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

De-Adopting Low-Value Care —Evidence, Eminence, and Economics
Interview with William H. Shrank, MD, author of De-adopting Low-Value Care: Evidence, Eminence, and Economics Related Article(s): De-adopting Low-Value Care (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - October 2, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Coronavirus Q & A With Anthony Fauci, MD – September 25, 2020
Anthony S. Fauci, MD, returns to JAMA's Q&A series to discuss the latest developments in the COVID-19 pandemic. Recorded September 25, 2020. Related Article(s): Reassuring the Public and Clinical Community About the Scientific Review and Approval of a COVID-19 Vaccine (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - September 29, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Coronavirus Update With Michael T. Osterholm, PhD, MPH
Michael T. Osterholm, PhD, MPH, returns to JAMA's Coronavirus Q&A series to discuss the latest developments in the COVID-19 pandemic. He is director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) at University of Minnesota and a veteran of pandemic planning. Recorded September 23, 2020. Related Article(s): Fairly Prioritizing Groups for Access to COVID-19 Vaccines (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - September 25, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

COVID-19 Vaccine Approval and the FDA
Hydroxychloroquine and convalescent plasma approvals by the FDA under Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) protocols have raised concerns the agency is under withering political pressure to fast-track a COVID-19 vaccine before it is proven safe and effective. Joshua Sharfstein, MD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and JAMA Associate Editor Preeti Malani, MD, University of Michigan, discuss implications for public health and policy responses to ensure vaccine safety. Recorded September 18, 2020. Related Article: Reassuring the Public and Clinical Community About the Scientific Review and Approval of a COVID-19 ...
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - September 23, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Regulatory Decision-making on COVID-19 Vaccines During a Public Health Emergency
Interview with Aaron S. Kesselheim, MD, author of Regulatory Decision-making on COVID-19 Vaccines During a Public Health Emergency Related Article(s): Regulatory Decision-making on COVID-19 Vaccines During a Public Health Emergency (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - September 15, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Algorithmic Stewardship for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Technologies
Interview with Atul J Butte, MD, PhD, author of The Case for Algorithmic Stewardship for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Technologies Related Article: The Case for Algorithmic Stewardship for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Technologies (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - September 14, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Hypertension, Obesity, and COVID-19
New data show unfavorable US trends in hypertension and obesity, with communities of color doing worse. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Director Griffin P. Rodgers, MD, and National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Director Gary H. Gibbons, MD, discuss the implications for COVID-19 outcomes and public health. Recorded September 10, 2020. Related Article(s): Trends in Blood Pressure Control Among US Adults With Hypertension, 1999-2000 to 2017-2018 (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - September 14, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Changing Language to Improve Physician Communication About Treatment Decisions
Interview with Deborah Korenstein, MD, and Daniel J. Morgan, MD, author of Improving Physician Communication About Treatment Decisions: Reconsideration of “Risks vs Benefits” Related Article(s): Improving Physician Communication About Treatment Decisions (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - September 8, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Corticosteroids for COVID-19: New Evidence of Benefit
A conversation with Jonathan A. C. Sterne, MA, MSc, PhD, of the University of Bristol, Todd W. Rice, MD, MSc, of Vanderbilt University, and Janet V. Diaz, MD, of the World Health Organization (WHO) on the latest research supporting the use of hydrocortisone and dexamethasone for treatment of COVID-19 ARDS. Recorded September 2, 2020. Related Article(s): Effect of Hydrocortisone on 21-Day Mortality or Respiratory Support Among Critically Ill Patients With COVID-19 (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - September 4, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Coronavirus Vaccine Update
Paul A. Offit, MD, of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia provides an update on COVID-19 vaccine development. Recorded August 24, 2020. Related Article: Developing a SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine at Warp Speed (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - August 26, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

The Transformational Effects of COVID-19 on Medical Education
Interview with Catherine Lucey, MD, FACP, author of The Transformational Effects of COVID-19 on Medical Education (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - August 26, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Coronavirus Update From the CDC – August 20, 2020
CDC Director Robert Redfield, MD, discusses recent developments in the COVID-19 pandemic and US response, including prospects for dual outbreaks of COVID-19 and influenza in the fall and winter. Related Article(s): Addressing Influenza Vaccination Disparities During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - August 24, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Coronavirus Update With Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD, PhD
Ezekiel Emanuel, MD, PhD, of the University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine, Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, discusses recent developments in the COVID-19 pandemic. Recorded August 19, 2020. Related Article(s): The Ethics of COVID-19 Immunity-Based Licenses (“Immunity Passports”) (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - August 21, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

USPSTF Recommendation: Behavioral Counseling Interventions to Prevent Sexually Transmitted Infections
Interview with Melissa A Simon, MD, USPSTF member and coauthor of Behavioral Counseling Interventions to Prevent Sexually Transmitted Infections: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement Related Article(s): Behavioral Counseling Interventions to Prevent Sexually Transmitted Infections (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - August 18, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

The Convergence of Neurology and Psychiatry
Interview with Matcheri S. Keshavan, MD, author of The Convergence of Neurology and Psychiatry: The Importance of Cross-Disciplinary Education (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - August 11, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Coronavirus Update From the WHO
Soumya Swaminathan, MD, DNB, chief scientist at the World Health Organization (WHO), discusses the global coronavirus pandemic and the WHO response. Recorded August 5, 2020. Related Article: COVID-19 Reveals Urgent Need to Strengthen the World Health Organization (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - August 7, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Coronavirus Q & A With Anthony Fauci, MD – August 3, 2020
Anthony Fauci, MD, White House Coronavirus Task Force member and director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, discusses latest developments in the COVID-19 pandemic. Recorded August 3, 2020. Related Article(s): Anthony Fauci, MD, on COVID-19 Vaccines, Larry Kramer, and Dealing With Criticism (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - August 5, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Determination of Brain Death/Death by Neurologic Criteria –The World Brain Death Project
The World Brain Death Project was undertaken to establish minimum standards for diagnosing brain death/death by neurologic criteria (BD/DNC) in children and adults across a broad range of settings and clinical circumstances. In this Q&A, senior authors of the 2020 report join an editorialist and bioethicist to discuss the project. Featuring interviews with Gene Sung, MD, of the University of Southern California; Ariane Lewis, MD, of NYU Langone Medical Center; Robert Tasker, MD, of the University of Cambridge; and Robert D. Truog, MD, of Harvard University. Related Article(s): Brain Death—Moving Beyond Consistenc...
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - August 3, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

COVID-19 and the FDA
US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Stephen Hahn, MD, discusses the agency's role in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Recorded July 30, 2020. Related Article: Accelerating COVID-19 Therapeutic Interventions and Vaccines (ACTIV) (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - August 3, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

COVID-19 and School Reopenings
Katherine Auger, MD, MSc, of Cincinnati Children's Hospital and Julie Donohue, PhD, of University of Pittsburgh's Graduate School of Public Health discuss K-12 school reopening policy options and the way forward for the 2020-21 school year. Recorded July 29, 2020. Related Article: Association Between Statewide School Closure and COVID-19 Incidence and Mortality in the US (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - July 31, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Exome Sequencing and Clinical Diagnosis
Interview with Jan M. Friedman, MD, PhD, author of Exome Sequencing and Clinical Diagnosis Related Article(s): Exome Sequencing and Clinical Diagnosis (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - July 31, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

COVID-19 and Health Justice
Ford Foundation President Darren Walker discusses the role of philanthropic organizations in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and to health inequities. Recorded July 28, 2020. Related Article(s): The Work of Philanthropy in Responding to COVID-19 and Addressing Inequality (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - July 30, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Black Kidney Function Matters: Use or Misuse of Race?
Interview with Neil R. Powe, MD, author of Black Kidney Function Matters: Use or Misuse of Race? (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - July 29, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Coronavirus Update With Eric Topol, MD
Eric Topol, MD, Scripps Research EVP and omnivorous science health care and tech commentator, discusses the evolving COVID-19 pandemic. Recorded July 23, 2020. Related Article: Association Between Universal Masking in a Health Care System and SARS-CoV-2 Positivity Among Health Care Workers (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - July 27, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Improving the Value of Information in Hospital Rating Systems
Interview with Adrian F. Hernandez, MD, author of National Hospital Quality Rankings: Improving the Value of Information in Hospital Rating Systems (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - July 27, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Coronavirus Update With CDC Director Robert R. Redfield, MD
CDC Director Robert R. Redfield, MD, discusses the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the agency’s latest recommendations. Recorded July 14, 2020. Related Article: Universal Masking to Prevent SARS-CoV-2 Transmission—The Time Is Now (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - July 16, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Assessing Quantitative Comparisons of Health and Social Care Between Countries
Interview with Michelle D. Carlson, MD, author of Assessing Quantitative Comparisons of Health and Social Care Between Countries Related Article(s): Assessing Quantitative Comparisons of Health and Social Care Between Countries (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - July 15, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Coronavirus in Houston — Report From the Front Lines
Kalpalatha K. Guntupalli, MD, of Baylor College of Medicine discusses the surge and ICU management of COVID-19 patients in Houston, Texas. Recorded July 10, 2020. Related Article(s): Presenting Characteristics, Comorbidities, and Outcomes Among 5700 Patients Hospitalized With COVID-19 in the New York City Area (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - July 14, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Coronavirus Update – July 2020
Infectious disease physician Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, of Harvard University discusses the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Recorded July 8, 2020. Related Article: Airborne Spread of SARS-CoV-2 and a Potential Role for Air Disinfection (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - July 10, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Coronavirus Q & A With Anthony Fauci, MD – July 2, 2020
Anthony Fauci, MD, White House Coronavirus Task Force member and Director of the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, discusses latest developments in the COVID-19 pandemic. Recorded on July 2, 2020. Watch the interview (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - July 3, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Limited Evidence for the Health Effects and Safety of Intermittent Fasting in Type 2 Diabetes
Interview with Benjamin D. Horne, PhD, author of Limited Evidence for the Health Effects and Safety of Intermittent Fasting Among Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Related Article: Limited Evidence for the Health Effects and Safety of Intermittent Fasting Among Patients With Type 2 Diabetes (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - July 2, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Update From the CDC With Anne Schuchat, MD
Anne Schuchat, MD, Principal Deputy Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), discusses latest developments in the COVID-19 pandemic. Recorded on June 29, 2020. Related Article(s): Interpreting Diagnostic Tests for SARS-CoV-2 (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - July 1, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Coronavirus in Brazil: Report From the Front Lines
Intensivists Flavia R. Machado, MD, PhD, of the Federal University of São Paulo, and Jorge Salluh, MD, PhD, of the D’OR Institute for Research and Education in Rio de Janeiro, discuss the surge of COVID-19 cases and ICU management of patients in Brazil. Recorded June 26, 2020. Related Article(s): Latin America and Its Global Partners Toil to Procure Medical Supplies as COVID-19 Pushes the Region to Its Limit (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - June 30, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

The Next COVID-19 Phase
Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, of UMN’s Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy, discusses the summer rise in US COVID-19 cases, prospects for school reopening, a "second wave" in the fall, and more. Recorded June 24, 2020. Related Article(s): Vulnerability to Pandemic Flu Could Be Greater Today Than a Century Ago (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - June 26, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Coronavirus Q & A: Clinical Update With Carlos del Rio, MD
Infectious disease and global health expert Carlos del Rio, MD, of Emory University provides an update on the status of the #COVID19 pandemic in summer 2020, prospects for effective treatment and prevention, communicating the ongoing risk to the public, and more. Recorded June 15, 2020. Related Article: Translating Science on COVID-19 to Improve Clinical Care and Support the Public Health Response (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - June 17, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Sustainability, Business, and Health
Interview with Howard K. Koh, MD, author of Sustainability, Business, and Health Related Article(s): Sustainability, Business, and Health (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - June 17, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Hospice Carve-In —Aligning Benefits With Patient and Family Needs
Interview with William H. Shrank, MD, author of Hospice Carve-In—Aligning Benefits With Patient and Family Needs Related Article: Hospice Carve-In—Aligning Benefits With Patient and Family Needs (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - June 15, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

COVID-19 Q & A: Critical Care Update
COVID-19 critical care update with Maurizio Cecconi, MD, of Humanitas University in Milan, Italy, and JAMA Associate Editor Derek C. Angus, MD, MPH, of the University of Pittsburgh. Recorded June 8, 2020. Related: Management of COVID-19 Respiratory Distress (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - June 10, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

USPSTF Recommendation: Screening for Unhealthy Drug Use
Interview with Karina W. Davidson, PhD, USPSTF member and coauthor of Screening for Unhealthy Drug Use: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - June 9, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Can Infections Cause Alzheimer Disease?
Interview with Anthony L. Komaroff, MD, author of Can Infections Cause Alzheimer Disease? (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - June 8, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Coronavirus Q & A: Opening School in the Fall
Joshua M. Sharfstein, MD, and Christopher Morphew, PhD, of Johns Hopkins University discuss options for opening primary, middle, and high schools in fall 2020. Recorded June 3, 2020. Related Article: The Urgency and Challenge of Opening K-12 Schools in the Fall of 2020 (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - June 5, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Coronavirus Q & A With Anthony Fauci, MD
NIAID Director Anthony Fauci, MD, discusses recent developments in the global COVID-19 pandemic with JAMA Editor in Chief Howard Bauchner, MD. Recorded June 2, 2020. Related Article: Anthony Fauci, MD, on COVID-19 Vaccines, Larry Kramer, and Dealing With Criticism (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - June 4, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Coronavirus Q & A With Anthony Fauci, MD
NIAID Director Anthony Fauci, MD, discusses recent developments in the global COVID-19 pandemic with JAMA Editor in Chief Howard Bauchner, MD. Recorded June 2, 2020. (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - June 4, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Coronavirus Vaccine Development
Paul Offit, MD, of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, discusses principles and progress to date in COVID-19 vaccine development. Recorded June 1, 2020. Related: Adverse Consequences of Rushing a SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine: Implications for Public Trust (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - June 3, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts