Dr. Leana Wen

emergency physician, public health leader, patient advocate


Baltimore Sun. Baltimore reports sleep-related deaths continue to tick down. July 22, 2015

Baltimore Sun.
Heroin is a public health emergency. July 19 2015

Baltimore Sun.
Fighting the disease of addiction. July 17, 2015

Baltimore Sun.
Safe Streets' successes and side effects. July 15, 2015

How Can Baltimore Reduce The Number Of Heroin Overdoses? July 13, 2015

Baltimore Sun.
Baltimore's heroin task force wants 24-hour treatment options to stem overdoses. July 13, 2015

USA Today.
Heroin use surges, addicting more women and middle-class. July 7, 2015

Baltimore Sun.
Rising cost of overdose treatment drug alarms city. July 7, 2015

Baltimore Sun.
Deaths from fentanyl-laced heroin surge. July 6, 2015

Washington Post.
Fentanyl-laced heroin responsible for 39 Baltimore deaths this year. July 6, 2015

NACCHO- voice.
Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana S. Wen Discusses Her Department’s Response to Civil Unrest and Suggests Ways LHDs Can Tackle the Root Causes of Structural Racism and Oppression. June 26, 2015

The Atlantic.
Working a Million Hours to Heal a City. June 22, 2015

Baltimore Sun.
Health Department brings on Baltimore Corps fellows to help in unrest response. June 10, 2015

Unrest in Baltimore: the role of public health. June 2015

Heroin Epidemic. June 9, 2015

New York Times.
Heroin Doesn’t Have to Be a Killer. June 6, 2015

Baltimore Sun.
We can cure violence. June 5, 2015

Teen pregnancy in Baltimore. June 3, 2015

USA Today.
Addiction treatment hard to find, even as overdose deaths soar. May 24, 2015

Baltimore Sun.
We can save lives now. May 24, 2015

Washington Post.
A prescription for Baltimore’s health. May 22, 2015

Baltimore health commissioner: Public health is tied to everything. May 15, 2015
Baltimore Sun.
100 Days in Baltimore. May 10, 2015

Public health in Baltimore after the unrest. May 8, 2015

Unrest in west Baltimore puts elderly and sick residents at risk. May 7, 2015

Triage and treatment: Untold stories from Baltimore’s unrest. May 4, 2015

Baltimore Sun.
Prescription help available as damaged pharmacies remained closed. May 2, 2015

Baltimore Sun.
Mental health help for residents affected by the unrest. April 30, 2015

New York Times.
City neighborhoods where life expectancy is the lowest. April 28, 2015

A life-saving medication that my patient didn’t get in time. April 10, 2015

April 8th 2015.
Powdered alcohol should be banned in every state. April 8, 2015

Baltimore Sun.
Health concerns spur powdered alcohol ban. March 26, 2015

Baltimore Joins National Conversation On Youth Violence Prevention. March 18, 2015

Baltimore Post Examiner.
Maryland Senate Finance Committee gets a dose of drug overdose treatment. March 14, 2015

Baltimore City Public Libraries offering 'Caregiver Corner'. March 10, 2015

MPT – Direct Connection .
Heroin overdose prevention issues in Maryland. March 2, 2015

Baltimore City teen birth rate down by nearly 33%. February 26, 2015

City's top health official advocates for cigarette tax hike. February 25, 2015

Baltimore Sun.
Teen pregnancies in Baltimore drop by a third. February 24, 2015

Public health aims to protect the individual and community. February 22, 2015

Why 'public health' is more than a buzzword accompanying the measles outbreak. February 20, 2015.

Meet Baltimore's new 'top doc' Dr. Leana Wen.  February 19, 2015

ABC News.
Meet Baltimore’s New Top Doc. February 19th, 2015

City Paper.
A Dog In the Fight: Baltimore's enforcement of animal-cruelty laws is getting some bite. February  17, 2015

Baltimore Sun.
'Vaccines are safe, effective and life-saving'. February 13, 2015

Baltimore Business Journal.
Worries over measles turns focus to vaccinations. February 13, 2015

Washington Post
. Measles outbreak spreads to three more states and Washington DC; 121 people now affected. February 10, 2015

Johns Hopkins HUB.
Public health experts discuss measles vaccine efficacy, resistance. February 10, 2015

Washington Post.
Baltimore health commissioner and physicians call for measles vaccinations. February 9, 2015

Baltimore Sun.
Amid measles outbreak, public health officials take on obstacles to vaccination. February 9, 2015

NBC News.
Doctors to Vaccine Doubters: Get Your Kids Vaccinated. February 9, 2015

Baltimore Business Journal.
Baltimore health officials to parents: 'Vaccines are ... our obligation to one another'. February 9, 2015

Sunday Q&A: Leana Wen, Health Commissioner for Baltimore City.” February 8, 2015

Baltimore Sun.
Health commissioner: Naloxone must be widely available. February 7, 2015

Baltimore Business Journal.
As the toll of heroin rises in Baltimore, so does the cost of a life-saving drug. January 30, 2015

New Baltimore Health Commissioner Leana Wen On Her Public Health Priorities. January 26, 2015

Baltimore Business Journal. 
Baltimore health chief to focus on children, access to food. January 23, 2015

Why I Left The ER To Run Baltimore's Health Department. January 15, 2015

Baltimore Sun.
Leana Wen: Geography should not be destiny. January 14, 2015

Baltimore’s New Health Commissioner. January 14, 2015

Baltimore welcomes new health commissioner. January 14, 2015

Baltimore Business Journal.
Incoming Baltimore health commissioner will target what makes the city sick. January 14, 2015

TED Radio Hour:
Courage. December 2014.

She’s Made So Many Doctors Angry--But She’s Not Backing Down. December 2014.

Functional Forum.
Radical Vulnerability: Developing Trust. December 17th, 2014.

What does it take to bring transparency to medicine? December 14th 2014

Linked In.
Top 10 Talks That Changed Health Care. December 13th, 2014.

Readers Digest.
7 New Years Resolutions Health Experts Wish You’d Really Make.
December 2014.

GWU Press Release.
GW Professor Named Baltimore City Health Commissioner. December 8th, 2014.

Baltimore Business Journal.
Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Appoints GWU Professor, Patient Advocate, to Lead Health Department. December 5th, 2014.

Baltimore Sun.
New City Health Commissioner to Lead Campaign Against Substance Abuse. December 5th, 2014.

City of Baltimore.
Mayor Appoints Dr. Leana Wen as Baltimore City Health Commissioner. December 5th, 2014.

Who’s My Doctor: featured on
TED.com. November 2014
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Care2. Is Your Doctor Taking Money From Drug Companies? November 21st, 2014.

What Happens When Doctors Move Towards Transparency? November 13th, 2014.

Arizona Daily Star.
The Patient Stuttered; One Doctor Felt His Pain. October 27th, 2014.

Washington Post.
For Patients With Disabilities, Doctors Are Not Always Healers. October 27th, 2014.

Canadian Medical Association Journal.
U.S. Data on Industry Payments to Doctors. October 23rd, 2014.

Narrative Matters Blog.
Narrative Matters: Sensitizing Doctors to Patients With Disabilities. October 23rd, 2014.

Communities Digital News.
Increased Trust, Decreased Fear, in the Doctor-Patient Relationship. October 20th, 2014.

Readers Digest.
What Your Doctor is Really Thinking. November, 2014.

Rhodes Project.
Rhodes Women Share Their Wisdom. October 16th, 2014.

The News & Advance.
An Ounce of Prevention is Worth It. October 15th, 2014.

Health Affairs.
A Simple Case of Chest Pain: Sensitizing Doctors to Patients With Disabilities. October 2014.

News & Advance.
Work of Mammogram Advocacy Group Lauded at Luncheon. October 10th, 2014.

Academic Life in Emergency Medicine.
Book Club: When Doctors Don’t Listen. October 10th, 2014.

Luminary Labs.
TEDMED: Words to Live By. October, 2014.

HealthLeaders Media.
Doctor with Disability Speaks Up. October 9th, 2014.

Medical Press.
Physician Addresses Stigma Against Patients With Disabilities. October 7th, 2014.

Health Affairs.
Podcast: A Simple Case of Chest Pain. October 6th, 2014.

Avoid These Common Medical Mistakes. October 3rd, 2014.

Huffington Post.
Face to Face with SHE. October 2nd, 2014.

TEDMED 2014 Showcases the Bigger Picture of Health Reform. September 30th, 2014.

The DO.
TEDMED 2014: The Future of Medicine Is In Good Hands. September 29th, 2014.

Modern Healthcare.
Spotlight to Shine on Physician Payments. September 27th, 2014.

Le Quotidiene Du Medicin.
[Transparency and Who’s My Doctor// French]. September 27th, 2014.

Medical Marketing & Media.
TEDMED 2014: Changing the Game & Curing the Sickness of Fear. September 26th, 2014.

UCSF Hosts First Bay Area TEDMED. September 24th, 2014.

Total Transparency Manifesto: Not So Fast. September 22nd, 2014.

Medical Daily.
“Who’s My Doctor” Wants Physicians to Disclose Everything, from Stance on Abortion to Political Affiliation. September 19th, 2014.

Your Doctor Should Reveal Biases and Pharma Ties, Says Group. September 18th, 2014.

TEDMED 2014 Day 2: Thinking Hard, Playing Hard. September 12th, 2014.

TEDMED DC Day 2 Stage: Unexpected Inspiration, Provocative Proposals, and Having Fun. September 12th, 2014.
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AMA Wire.
Physicians Touch Sensitive Subjects at TEDMED 2014. September 11th, 2014.

MedCity News.
Let’s Not Forget the Low-Tech Essentials of Healthcare Delivery. September 10th, 2014.

Boston Globe.
How Transparent Should Doctors Be With Their Patients? September 10th, 2014.

8 Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Doctor’s Visit. September 3rd, 2014.

Everyday Health With Dr. Sanjay Gupta.
How to Make Sure Your Doctor is Listening. August 28th, 2014.

Meet the Doctors. August 23rd, 2014.
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TEDMED Speakers: Tackling the Taboo. August 19th, 2014.

NPR. Weekend Edition.
When Patients Read What Their Doctors Write About Them. August 17th, 2014.

CBS This Morning.
Trouble HIts Site That Discloses Payments Given to Doctors. August 16th, 2014.
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Kevin MD.
Help Patients by Addressing the Health of the Community. August 14th, 2014.

World Wise Beauty.
The Lost Art of Practicing Medicine. August 6th, 2014.

Huffington Post.
Going Beyond Band Aid Care. August 5th, 2014.

Public Radio International: The Tavis Smiley Show.
Five Things You Should Know About Preparing For Your Doctor’s Visit. August 1st, 2014.

Reader’s Digest.
Doctors Confess: 10 Ways You Can Screw Up in the ER. August, 2014.

Heart of the Matter. July 30th, 2014.

GW Today.
What To Do When Doctors Don’t Listen. July 28th, 2014.

WTOP News.
Doctor’s Advice: How to Make the Most Out of a 15-minute Visit. July 24th, 2014.

The Last Speakers Announced for the TEDMED 2014 Stage. July 23rd, 2014.

Live at Politics & Prose: When Doctors Don’t Listen. July 20th, 2014.

AP News.
Who Pays Your Doctor? Coming to a Site Near You. July 9th, 2014.

Kevin MD.
A Simple Act of Kindness in the ER. July 8th, 2014.

Doctors Could Use a Little Hypochondria. July 6th, 2014.

NPR NYC. The Leonard Lopate Show.
How to Get Better Health Care From Your Doctor. July 1st, 2014.

Denver Post.
Is Your Doctor Listening to You? June 30th, 2014.

Clashing Accounts Heart Attack Case Spark Reader Debate. June 26th, 2014.

Heart of the Matter: Treating the Patient Instead of the Disease. June 25th, 2014.

Daily Times Monitor. 4 Things Your Doctor Wants to Tell You. June 22nd, 2014.

9 Things Your Doctor Wants to Tell You. June 20th, 2014.

Psychology Today.
A Simple Act of Kindness. June 5th, 2014.

Reader’s Digest.
8 Signs of Disease. June 2014.

Physician Examines Doctor-Patient Communication. May 20th, 2014.

Los Angeles Times.
How Patients With an Inconclusive Diagnosis Should Proceed. May 18th, 2014.

Rhodes House.
Rhodes Alumni on the Value of the Scholarships. May 2014.

National Public Radio.
Doctors’ Ignorance Stands In The Way For Care For the Disabled. May 17th, 2014.

CNN. Seeking Solutions With Suzanne.
When Docs Don’t Listen. May 15th, 2014
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Men’s Health. Should You Trust Your Doctor? May 5th, 2014.

Psychology Today.
How to Turn Fear Inside Out. May 5th, 2014.

Turning Fear Inside Out. Released May 3rd 2014.
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Sound Medicine, WFYI Indianapolis.
Improving Emergency Care. April 27th, 2014.

5 Ways to Make Sure Your Doctor is LIstening to You. April 21st, 2014.

KSFN Fresno.
When Doctors Don’t Listen. April 20th, 2014.

WJLA Channel 7.
Local Couple Recalls Day of Boston Marathon Bombings. April 18th, 2014.

WUSA Channel 9. Local ER Doctor Remembers Boston Victims. April 15th, 2014.

Huffington Post.
One Year After: A Tribute From an ER Physician. April 15th, 2014.

WTOP 103.5FM.
ER Doc Recounts Shocking Aftermath of Boston Marathon Bombing. April 15th, 2014.

Kevin MD.
Why Are Doctors Crazy Enough to Accept Health Care’s Status Quo? April 1st, 2014

MPH@GW Blog.
Liberty, Democracy, Equity and Justice in Health Care. March 25th, 2014.

Women’s Health Magazine.
5 Ways to Make Sure You’re Getting Individualized Care. March 21st, 2014.

MedPage Today.
Saying You’re Sorry. March 21st, 2014.

Ten Types of Emergency Room Patients: How to IMprove Your Care By Avoiding These Mistakes. March 18th, 2014.

National Public Radio.
When Facts are Scarce, ER Doctor Turns Detective to Decide on Care. March 8th, 2014.

TEDxFoggyBottom: Illuminate.
Summary Video. March 6th, 2014.

Starfish Greathearts Foundation.
For My Whole Life, This is What I Wanted to Do. March 3rd, 2014.

The Rhodes Project.
13 Famous Rhodes Women. March, 2014.

National Public Radio.
When a Prescription for Pain Pills Becomes a Gateway to Addiction. February 15th, 2014.

University of Nevada, Reno.
Get Bothered, Stay Bothered. February 12, 2014.

GW Today.
Students and Faculty Shine at TEDxFoggyBottom. February 10th, 2014.

Huffington Post.
Can China’s Health Care Dystopia Become Our Future? February 8th, 2014.

The New York Times.
The Uses and Abuses of CT Scans. February 6th, 2014.

Starfish Greathearts Foundation.
A Starfish in the Ocean. February 4th, 2014.

Psychology Today.
What Does a Health Care Dystopia Look Like? February 3rd, 2014.

Your Health Radio.
When Doctors Don’t Listen. January 31st, 2014.

TEDxUniversity of Nevada, Reno. What Can China’s Future Teach Us About the U.S.? January 2014.

When Illness Causes Parent-Child Role Reversal. January 26th, 2014.

Transitioning From Child to Caregiver. January 24th, 2014.

Kevin MD. Learning From Patients on a Speaking Tour. January 21st, 2014.

Doctors Lounge.
Doctors Urge Colleagues to Disclose Conflicts of Interest. January 20th, 2014.

Huffington Post.
How My Book Tour Turned Into a “Listening” Tour. January 17th, 2014.

Call for GMC to Register Doctors’ Competing Interests. January 16th, 2014.

Health Express.
Can the Internet and Social Media Help the Development of Healthcare? January 16th, 2014.

British Medical Journal.
Doctors Should Tell Patients Who is Paying Them and Why. January 15th, 2014.

British Medical Journal.
Patients Can’t Trust Doctors’ Advice If We Hide Our Financial Connections With Drug Companies. January 15th, 2014.

Psychology Today.
What Do People Want From Their Healthcare? January 15th, 2014.

Diabetes Health.
When Doctors Don’t Listen: Tell Your Story. January 14th, 2014.

Washington Times.
Polar Vortex Brings Record Cold to D.C. January 7th, 2014.

Washington Post.
Bitter Cold About to Bite Washington. January 6th, 2014.

Women’s Health Magazine.
Are You Getting Too MUCH Medical Care? January 3rd, 2014.

Freezing Temps Bring Real Hypothermia Concerns. January 2nd, 2014.

Fox News.
Holiday Health Tips. December 18th, 2013.

Before the Prescription, Ask About Your Doctor’s Finances. December 14th, 2013.

Women’s Health Magazine.
How a Doctor’s Gender May Affect Your Health. December 13th, 2013.

Huffington Post.
Is Your Medication Making You Sick? December 13th, 2013.

Psychology Today.
More on the Need for Doctors to be Transparent With Patients. December 2nd, 2013.

MORE Magazine.
Are You Getting Too Much Care? December/January 2013.

South African Medical Journal.
When Doctors Don’t Listen. December, 2013.

The Low-Tech Revolution to Health Care Reform. November 2013.
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Psychology Today.
To the Doctors: Why We Need to be Transparent With Patients. November 21st, 2013.

Channel 8 News.
I-Team Investigates: Nevada Doctors Accept Millions from Drug Companies. November 18th, 2013.

Kevin MD.
Who’s My Doctor? The Total Transparency Manifesto. November 8th, 2013.

Radio MD.
Lies You Tell Your Doctor. November 4th, 2013.

New Movement Urges Docs to Disclose Conflicts of Interest. October 29th, 2013.

Washington University in St. Louis Alumni Magazine.
Two Strong Boston Marathon Alumni. October, 2013.

Rhodes Scholars 110th Anniversary, The Future of Medicine 2013.
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BMJ Blogs.
Announcing the Total Transparency Manifesto. October 21st, 2013.

Huffington Post.
How to Fight Fear and Restore Trust in Medicine. October 17th, 2013.

Center for Advancing Health Forum.
Goldilocks Medical Care: Not Too Little, Not Too Much. October 17th, 2013.

Psychology Today.
What Do You Know About Your Doctor? October 15th, 2013.

How to Get the Most Out of the Modern Day ER. Take Care. October 13th, 2013.

Fairfax County Bookcast.
When Doctors Don’t Listen. October 10th, 2013.

Kevin MD.
How to Ensure You Receive the Right Amount of Care. October 3rd, 2013.

Women’s Health Magazine.
What to Do When Your Mom is Diagnosed With Cancer. October 2nd, 2013.

How to Talk to Your Doctor about Perimenopause. October 2nd, 2013.

Stanford Medicine X.
Power of the Patient Narrative. September, 2013.
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Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.
Clinicians and Patients as Vital Partners in the Research Process. September 30th, 2013.

Psychology Today.
Goldilocks Medical Care: Not Too Little, Not Too Much. September 29th, 2013.

Yahoo News.
When Doctors Don’t Listen. September 27th, 2013.

Daily Rx.
World Rabies Day on September 28 Calls for Increased Awareness. September 28th, 2013.

CBS TV. The Doctors.
How to Avoid Overtreatment. September 25th, 2013. Click on each of 4 clips below:
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Adventures in Medicine.
Winding Back the Harms of Too Much Care. September 19th, 2013.

Psychology Today.
Are We Receiving Too MUCH Medical Care? September 13th, 2013.

BMJ Blogs.
Where to Begin the Conversation on Overdiagnosis. September 13th,2013.

Green Bay News.
HealthWatch: When Doctors Don’t Listen. September 5th, 2013.

Huffington Post.
Don’t Just Do Something, Stand There! August 22nd, 2013.

Kevin MD.
Patients: Insist on Being an Equal and Active Partner in Your Care. August 16th, 2013.

Colon Cancer Alliance Blog.
6 Tips for Getting Your Doctor to Understand You. August 15th, 2013.

ABC News.
Tips to Avoid a Misdiagnosis From ER Doctors. August 12th, 2013.

Psychology Today.
How Do You Choose a Hospital? August 12th, 2013.

Huffington Post.
When More Medicine Isn’t Better. August 11th, 2013.

The Evening Tribune.
Where to Get Free Doctor’s Advice. August 10th, 2013.

Adventures in Medicine.
The Low-Tech Revolution to Health Care Reform. August 8th, 2013.

Your Health Radio.
When Doctors Don’t LIsten. July 24th, 2013.

Ivanhoe News.
When Doctors Don’t Listen. July, 2013.
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Huffington Post.
The Low-Tech Revolution to Health Care Reform. July 22nd, 2013.

Informed Medical Decisions Foundation.
Voices of Shared Decision Making With Leana Wen. July 16th, 2013.

Huffington Post.
Rebranding ‘Patients’ as ‘Health Care Consumers’: Tread With Extreme Caution. July 12th, 2013.

Center for Advancing Health Forum.
Choosing Hospitals Wisely (Is There Such a Thing?) July 11th, 2013.

Psychology Today.
The Trouble With Traditional Research: A Call to Action. July 11th, 2013.

Kevin MD.
Choosing a Hospital: What’s Important to You? July 9th, 2013.

Getting Your Doctor To Listen. July 7th, 2013.

Clovis News Journal.
On the Shelves: When Doctors Don’t Listen. July 7th, 2013.

Kevin MD.
Reflections After Four Years of Residency. July 3rd, 2013.

Sensical Blog.
Book Review: When Doctors Don’t Listen. July 1st, 2013.

The New York Times.
Where Win-A-Trip Winners Are Now. June 28th, 2013.

Daily Rx.
Ouch! I Bonked My Head. June 26th, 2013.

Adventures in Medicine.
Rebranding Patients as Consumers: Tread with Extreme Caution. June 18th, 2013.

Sense & Sustainability.
Book Review: When Doctors Don’t Listen. June 13th, 2013.

Center for Advancing Health Forum.
Traditional Research Leaves Out a Critical Stakeholder: Patients. June 13th, 2013.

The Forum.
When Doctors Don’t Listen. Summer, 2013.

Emergency Medicine News.
Treat Bomb Victims, Treat Thyself. May 30th, 2013.

Qi Blog.
Can Better Communication Improve Medical Care? May 22nd, 2013.

Lyme Disease Online.
Why Medical Research Should Include the Patient Perspective. May 22nd, 2013.

Tu Style. Hey, Doctor, Want to Be My Friend? May 2013.

Huffington Post.
From a Young Doctor: A Tribute to Nurses. May 14th, 2013.

Urgent Matters.
All Medicine is Personal. May 14th, 2013.

Huffington Post.
12 Ways to Stay Safe in Hospitals. May 13th, 2013.

Psychology Today.
Should You be a “Patient” or a “Healthcare Consumer”? May 9th, 2013.

Sound Medicine.
How Can We Improve Doctor/Patient Communication? May 5th, 2013.

USA Today.
Speak Up to Doctors, For Dear Life. May 2nd, 2013.

Bottom Line Health.
The Misdiagnosis Epidemic: How to Answer the Doctor’s Questions. May 1st, 2013.

Philadelphia Inquirer.
Treat Bomb Victims, Treat Thyself. April 29th, 2013.

CNN The Lead.
Doctor Treated Boston Victims, Worried One Would Be Her Husband. April 27th, 2013.
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National Public Radio.
Boston ER Doctor Finds Marathon Memories Hard to Shake. April 25th, 2013.

Kevin MD.
12 Tips For Staying Safe In Hospitals. April 25th, 2013.

Daily Mail.
“I wish I hadn’t seen it.” April 24th, 2013.

USA Today.
Nightmare Plagues Doctor Who Treated Boston Victims. April 23rd, 2013.

Practical Tips for Hispanics Living With Renal Disease. April 22nd, 2013.

Boston Globe.
Sleep Problems Plaguing Many in Boston After Marathon Bombing. April 19th, 2013.

House Call Doctor.
6 Tips to Get Your Doctor to Listen to You. April 17th, 2013.

Mens Health News.
Does Your Doctor Have a Bad Reputation? April 16th, 2013.

The IT Revolution in Health Care. April 13th, 2013.

City Book Review.
When Doctors Don’t Listen. April 12th, 2013.

Fox and Friends.
Are Certain Medical Tests Really Needed? April 9th, 2013.
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Kevin MD.
Health Reform: China Offers Cautionary Lessons. April 9th, 2013.

ACEP News.
EM Docs Offer Tips for Better Patient Relations. April 5th, 2013.

Psychology Today.
12 Ways to Stay Safe in Hospitals. April 4th, 2013.

Huffington Post.
10 Things That Can Kill You in the Hospital. April 4th, 2013.

Brigham & Women’s Health Blog.
Six Tips for Getting Your Doctor to Listen to You. April 4th, 2013.

House Call Doctor.
6 Ways to Get Rid of Your Headache. April 3rd, 2013.

The New York Times.
The Human Touch Amid Big Data Medicine--Review of “When Doctors Don’t Listen.” April 1st, 2013.

Daily Rx.
Alcohol, Suicide, and Overdoses. March 31st, 2013.

Adventures in Medicine.
Preserving the Humanity of Our Patients, and Ourselves. March 29th, 2013.

Psychology Today.
10 Medical Errors That Can Kill You In the Hospital. March 26th, 2013.

Heart Sisters.
Just Not Listening, or “Narrative Incompetence?” March 22nd, 2013.

Cape Cod Times.
Learning to Speak Up to Your Doctor. March 21st, 2013.

South Coast Today.
Being Proactive at the Doctor’s Office is an Important Step. March 21st, 2013.

Blog Talk Radio: Leadership Focus.
When Doctors Don’t Listen. March 20th, 2013.

House Call Doctor.
5 Medical Truths Your Doctor Wants You to Know. March 20th, 2013.

Kevin MD.
Embrace the Gift That Our Patients Are Giving Us. March 19th, 2013.

Best Doctors.
3 News Ways to Improve Doctor-Patient Communication. March 19th, 2013.

The Health Care Blog.
What the U.S. Can Learn from China’s Health Care Reform. March 18th, 2013.

Retirement Blog.
Practice Your Health Care Story. March 17th, 2013.

Huffington Post.
What the U.S. Can Learn From China’s Health Care Reform. March 14th, 2013.

Sense and Sustainability.
Are Current Doctor-Patient Relationships Unsustainable? March 11th, 2013.
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PBS Next Avenue.
10 Things You Should Bring to Your Doctor’s Appointment. March 11th, 2013.

FTNS. When Doctors Don’t Listen. March 6th, 2013.

Chinese Daily.
When Doctors Don’t Listen. March 4th, 2013.

Psychology Today.
Preserving the Humanity of Patients and Physicians. March 4th, 2013.

Costco Connection.
Talk to Your Doctor. March edition, 2013.

Kevin MD.
What Happens if the Doctor Isn’t Sure? February 28th, 2013.

House Call Doctor.
8 Common Health Myths, Debunked. February 28th, 2013.

PBS Next Avenue.
5 Ways to Make Your Doctor Your Partner. February 27th, 2013.

All Heart Matters.
Tell a Good Story: Review of When Doctors Don’t Listen. February 23rd, 2013.

Informed Medical Decisions Foundation. S
hared Decision-Making Month Contributor Spotlight: Leana S. Wen. February 22nd, 2013.

Adventures in Medicine.
How a Stubborn “Western” Physician Came to Appreciate Eastern Medicine. February 20th, 2013.

Barry Lynn. Culture Shocks. February 19th, 2013

Qi Blog.
6 Lessons from Eastern Chinese Medicine. February 19th, 2013.

Wall Street Journal.
The Health Reader: Listen Up, Doc. February 18th, 2013.

10 Questions Women Should Ask Their Doctors. February 17th, 2013.

House Call Doctor.
10 Things to Bring to Every Doctor’s Appointment. February 14th, 2013.

How to Score a Doctor’s Appointment Fast. February, 2013.

Kevin MD.
6 Tips for Getting Your Doctor to Listen to You. February 13th, 2013.

A Young Physician & Author Spreading Health Care Solutions Globally. February 12th, 2013.

The Concord Monitor.
Mindful Reader: Review of When Doctors Don’t Listen. February 11th, 2013.

Kevin MD.
When Patients Feel Trapped by Doctors and the Medical System. February 8th, 2013.

Adventures in Medicine.
From Doctor-Centered to Patient-Centered Care. February 7th, 2013.

UCB Canada.
When Doctors Don’t Listen. February 7th, 2013.

Pregnancy Today.
Risks of Norovirus During Pregnancy. February 5th, 2013.

Dr. Davis Liu.
Book Review of When Doctors Don’t Listen. February 4th, 2013.

Psychology Today.
4 Lessons From the Mother of a Chronically Ill Child. February 2nd, 2013.

The Examiner. H
arvard Physician Says Doctors Need to Listen Better to Their Patients. February 1st, 2013.

5 Tips for When Your Doctors Won’t Listen. January 31st, 2013.

When Doctors Don’t Listen. January 30th, 2013.

The Leonard Lopate Show.
When Doctors Don’t Listen. January 29th, 2013.

TIME.com. Get Well Sooner--and Cheaper: Two Medical Insiders Pull Back the Curtain on the Doctor-Patient Relationship. January 28th, 2013.

Boston Globe.
When Doctors Don’t Listen: 5 Ways to Get Them to. January 28th, 2013.

Newsradio 570WYSR.
When Doctors Don’t listen. January 28th, 2013.

The Business of Living.
When Doctors Don’t Listen! January 27th, 2013.

CBS News. Expert Gives Tips On How to Prepare For Doctor Visit. January 27, 2013.

Psychology Today.
6 Lessons Can We Learn From Eastern Chinese Medicine. January 27th, 3013.

Wachter’s World.
Doctor, Step Away From That Cookbook! January 27th, 2013.

Boston Globe.
When Doctors Don’t Listen and How to Get Them To. January 25th, 2013.

Kevin MD.
The Culture of Ruling Out Leads to Misdiagnosis. January 25th, 2013.

Huffington Post.
6 Tips to Get Your Doctor to Listen. January 25th, 2013.

Live on the Diane Rehm Show. January 24th, 2013.
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Prepared Patient Forum.
5 Steps to Building a Great Partnership With Your Doctor. January 24th, 2013.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Wash U Grad Talks About Getting Doctors to Listen. January 24th, 2013.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
More Events for When Doctors Don’t Listen. January 24th, 2013.

Maria Shriver--The Open Field Network Blog.
6 Tips for Getting Your Doctor to Listen to You. January 23rd, 2013.

The Patch.
Two Doctors Explain How to Avoid Misdiagnoses. January 22nd, 2013.

Interview with Pete Braley. January 21st, 2013.

Eyes-In Health.
What to do When Doctors Don’t Listen? January 21, 2013.

The Cycle. January 18th, 2013.
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E-Patient.net and Society for Participatory Medicine. Doctors as E-Patient. January 17th, 2013.

CNN.com. When Doctors Don’t Listen. January 16th, 2013.

Fox News.
Interview on the Morning Show. January 16th, 2013.

Radio Boston.
WBUR interview with Anthony Brooks. January 15th, 2013.

Best Doctors: Clinical Curbside.
5 Steps to Forming a True Partnership With Your Patient. January 15th, 2013.

Adventures in Medicine. Physician, Seek Help. Don’t Just Heal Thyself. January 15th, 2013.

New England Cable News. Interview on the Morning Show. January 15th, 2013.

Huffington Post.
5 Steps to Building a Great Partnership With Your Doctor. January 14th, 2013.

Mother Nature News.
Book review. January 14th, 2013.

Psychology Today.
10 Things Not to Forget When You Next See Your Doctor. January 12th, 2013.

When Doctors Don’t Listen (and Hangover Leads to Spinal Tap). January 11th, 2013.

Huffington Post. Why Diagnosis is the Key to Your Health--and the Health of the Nation. January 4th, 2013.

Psychology Today. 5 Steps to Forming a True Partnership With Your Doctor. January 1st, 2013.

Huffington Post.
8 Tips for Staying Happy and Healthy During the Holidays. December 22nd, 2012.

Psychology Today. Physician, Seek Help. December 13th, 2012.

Huffington Post, Inappropriate Use of the ER: An Emergency Physician’s Flirtation with the ER. December 10th, 2012.

Psychology Today. The Forgotten First Step to Shared Decision-Making. December 10th, 2012.

Featured on Kevin MD, Social Media’s Leading Physician Voice. Debunking 8 Persistent Health Myths. December 3rd, 2012.

Huffington Post,
10 Things to Bring With You to Every Doctor’s Appointment. November 27th, 2012.

Psychology Today.
From Doctor to Patient-Centered Care. November 21st, 2012.

Psychology Today.
What You Think You Know Might Not be Right. November 21st, 2012.

Kevin MD, Social Media’s Leading Physician Voice. 5 Steps to Establish a Partnership for Shared Diagnosis. November 18th, 2012.

Featured in the Lexington Herald after giving a talk with former Surgeon General Dr. Jocelyn Elders and patient advocate Patty Skolnik. Patients must take control of their health. November 9th, 2012.

Kevin MD, Social Media’s Leading Physician Voice.
How the Primary Care Shortage Affects the ER. November 6th, 2012.

Prepared Patient Forum of the Center for Advancing Health.
From Doctor-Centered to Patient-Centered Care. October 29th, 2012.

Kevin MD, Social Media’s Leading Physician Voice. Preparing for Your Doctor’s Visit: 10 Things to Always Bring. October 23rd, 2012.

Kevin MD, Social Media’s Leading Physician Voice. My Flirtation with the ER has Made Me More Sympathetic Towards Patients. October 10th, 2012.

Radio show, The Powerful Patient. October 4th, 2012.

Kevin MD, Social Media’s Leading Physician Voice.
5 Things that I Want My Patients to Know. September 26th, 2012.

Kevin MD, Social Media’s Leading Physician Voice.
The Well Woman Visit: An Easy Way to Obtain Preventive Services. September 12th, 2012.

AP News Article.
Young tech-savvy doctors want a real life, but don’t call them slackers. Carried by over 100 news outlets. September 4th, 2012.
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Prepared Patient Forum of the Center for Advancing Health. My Mother’s End-of-Life Discussion That Changed How She Died. August 21st, 2012.

Kevin MD, Social Media’s Leading Physician Voice.
My Mother Couldn’t Advocate for Herself When She Needed It the Most. August 20th, 2012.

Kevin MD, Social Media’s Leading Physician Voice.
Improving Medical Care Needs to Involve the Doctor. August 2nd, 2012.

When Doctors Don’t Listen featured in Publisher’s Weekly August, 2012.
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Illinois Health Matters.
Well-Woman Visits That Can Improve Your Health. July 29th, 2012.

China Daily News. An Inspiration to the Chinese-American Community. July 29th, 2012.

Our Bodies Ourselves.
What’s in the New Health Care Law for Women? July 26th, 2012.

National Women’s Health Network.
Countdown to Coverage. July 26th, 2012.

Prepared Patient Forum of the Center for Advancing Health.
Why I Write: A Doctor’s Tribute to Her Mother. July 23rd, 2012.

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