Among my first memories as a doctor was a disheveled man, barely older than me, handcuffed to a hospital bed, vomiting a thin brown liquid into a pale pink bucket. Between retches, he sobbed and shook violently. Driving his many medical and legal problems, I later learned, was an addiction to opioid painkillers. Driving his […]
Dhruv Khullar, M.D., M.P.P. is a physician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and an assistant professor in the Weill Cornell Department of Healthcare Policy and Research.
He is also a contributor at the New York Times, where he explores the intersection of medicine, health policy, and economics. He currently serves as a Senior Research Fellow at NYC Health + Hospitals, and as Director of Policy Dissemination at the Physicians Foundation Center for Physician Practice and Leadership.