America Dissected

The transition

The transition

America Dissected - December 22, 2020 - 27:04

Abdul talks about the critical role of trust for collective action and public health. He talks to reporter Helen Branswell about the opportunities and challenges facing the forthcoming Presidential transition.

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The pandemic reminds us that when it comes to health, there’s so much more out there to understand—like how new genetic discoveries could change our relationship with our genes or how climate change could accelerate the next pandemic. In season 3, Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, physician and former city health commissioner, talks to doctors, scientists, culture makers, and policy leaders to dissect how science, policy, and culture shape health. New episodes of America Dissected every Tuesday.