The first outbreak of polio in the United States struck Rutland County, Vermont, in the summer of 1894. The disease began with fever, sore throat, and fatigue; it sometimes went on to damage the brain and spinal cord, paralyzing or even killing its hosts. Charles Caverly, a local physician, chronicled the devastation using detailed maps […]
Dhruv Khullar, M.D., M.P.P. is a physician and assistant professor of healthcare policy at Weill Cornell Medical College.
He currently serves as Director of Policy Dissemination at the Physicians Foundation Center for Physician Practice and Leadership, and was recently a Senior Research Fellow at NYC Health + Hospitals. He is also a writer whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, New York Times, New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA and many other lay and academic publications.