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Michel Accad, MD, practices cardiology and internal medicine in San Francisco, offering individualized care in a free-market setting. His blog about health care and medicine is He also co-hosts the Accad And Koa Report podcast.

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56. Conflicts of Interest in Health Policy: A Different Ball of Wax?


Anish Koka and Michel Accad reveal some uncomfortable truths about conflicts of interest in healthcare.
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55. Waste in Healthcare: Is the Narrative Too Simplistic?


Michel Accad and Anish Koka discuss the “Less-Is-More” movement with Dr. Lisa Rosenbaum, one of the best medical writers of our generation.
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54. How to Jump Ship and Practice Medicine on Your Own Terms, with Dr. Kathleen Brown


Is it possible to operate a medical practice outside of the mainstream "insurance-contracted" healthcare system?
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53. Health vs. Illness: Pat Caslin on Living with Multiple Sclerosis


Is our inability to articulate what "health" is precisely the reason for our insanely dysfunctional healthcare systems?
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52. Should Doctors Get Involved in Healthcare Policy? A Med Student’s Perspective


Dr. Accad and Dr. Koka discuss the pros and cons of healthcare policy—and of a doctor’s involvement in such policy—with Aamir Hussein, a fourth year medical student at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.
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