Landmark Ideas Series: Dr. Vinay Prasad (Video Available)

Speaker: Vinay Prasad, MD, MPH, at the University of California, San Francisco

Date: May 5, 2022 at 4:00PM - 5:30PM

Talk Topic: Medical Reversal: Why 46% of What Doctors Think Is Wrong

In this lecture we will talk about the rate with which medical practices are widely adopted and later found to be lacking. We will explore some of the causes and solutions. 

Vinay Prasad MD MPH is a Hematologist-Oncologist and Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of California San Francisco. He runs the VKPrasad lab at UCSF, which studies cancer drugs, health policy, clinical trials and better decision making. He is author of over 300 academic articles, and the books Ending Medical Reversal (2015), and Malignant (2020). He hosts the oncology podcast Plenary Session, and runs a YouTube Channel VinayPrasadMDMPH.


Publications

Sathyanarayana A, El Atrache R, Jackson M, Cantley S, Reece L, Ufongene C, Loddenkemper T, Mandl KD, Bosl WJ. Measuring Real-Time Medication Effects From Electroencephalography. Journal of clinical neurophysiology : official publication of the American Electroencephalographic Society 2022.

Weitzman ER, Kossowsky J, Blakemore LM, Cox R, Dowling DJ, Levy O, Needles EW, Levy S. Acceptability of a Fentanyl Vaccine to Prevent Opioid Overdose and Need for Personalized Decision-Making. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2022.

Weitzman ER, Sherman AC, Levy O. Pediatric SARS-CoV-2 Vaccines: Perceptions and Attitudes from the FDA Public Commentary. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2022.