Dhruv Khullar

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Dhruv Khullar

Dhruv Khullar, M.D., M.P.P. is an attending physician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and a researcher at the Weill Cornell Department of Healthcare Policy and Research.

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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.

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The Hospital’s Gift of Downtime



Christmas week is a strange time in the hospital. There’s an added melancholy for patients who spend the holidays hospitalized — a sense that their illness, whatever it might be, is so bad they must lie in bed while the world hangs ornaments and roasts chestnuts on open fires. It’s a time when the doctors […]