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Random Acts of Medicine

Anupam B. Jena, MD, PhD, is the Joseph P. Newhouse Professor of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School, an internist at Massachusetts General Hospital, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. As one of a small group of physician economists in the world, Dr. Jena uses creative natural experiments to help us understand how health care works, the subject of his 2020 TEDMED talk. He is also the host of the Freakonomics, M.D.podcast, which explores the hidden side of health care, and the author of Random Acts of Medicine  The Hidden Forces that Sway Doctors, Impact Patients, and Shape our Health. His work is frequently featured in the media, including the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and others.

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