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How to Decide Which Medical and Health Information You Should Trust

Commonwealth Club of California 110 Embarcadero, San Francisco

Fake news? Alternative facts? Overly hyped "breakthroughs"? Irreproducible scientific research results? Preprints? Gaslighting the medical literature? What to do?

Finding and trusting the best published primary medical literature is the answer. Our speakers for the 12th Annual Lundberg Institute Lecture at The Commonwealth Club, JAMA Editor in Chief Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo and BMJ Editor in Chief Kamran Abbasi, are among the premier guardians of that literature. Hear their advice, and then ask them your own questions about whom and what to trust—especially now when deciding which medical information is trustworthy has become so crucial and so confusing.

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THE COVID LABYRINTH: WHERE ARE WE IN IT AND HOW DO WE ESCAPE?

Commonwealth Club 110 The Embarcadero, San Francisco

Speakers Dr. Leana Wen M.D., Emergency Physician; Visiting Prof. of Health Policy & Mgmt., Milken School of Public Health, George Washington U.; Fmr. Commissioner of Health, Baltimore City; TED MED Speaker; Author, Lifelines: A Doctor's Journey in the Fight for Public Health Dr. George Lundberg M.D., Editor in Chief, Cancer Commons; Editor at Large, Medscape; […]

10th Annual Lundberg Institute Lecture: American Healthcare: What’s Left After COVID-19

Virtual Panel

Time Zone: UTC-8 | US 6:00 PM PDT Registration ends 1 hour before program starts.   Join us for a virtual medical panel discussion about whether the COVID-19 crisis will end up trimming some of the waste out of America's health-care system or changing it more fundamentally. For this 10th Annual Lundberg Institute Lecture, previous TLI […]