America Dissected

We Need to Talk about Medicare for All with Dr. Micah Johnson

We Need to Talk about Medicare for All with Dr. Micah Johnson

America Dissected - January 26, 2021 - 37:37

Abdul dissects President Biden’s COVID19 executive orders and reflects on what COVID-19’s showed us about our healthcare system. He talks to Dr. Micah Johnson, resident physician at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Abdul’s co-author on the new book “Medicare for All: A Citizen’s Guide.”

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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.