Healthcare + Medicine Speakers

Our expert healthcare author speakers share personal stories, in-depth research, and lessons from medical history to challenge conventionally held ideas about care, compassion, policy, and more.

Dr. Michele Harper

Emergency room physician and author of the New York Times-bestselling The Beauty in Breaking

Ed Yong

Pulitzer Prize winning science staff writer for The Atlantic

Carl Zimmer

New York Times columnist and award-winning science journalist

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John Carreyrou

Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist and author of the New York Times bestseller Bad Blood

Dr. Sheri Fink

Pulitzer Prize-winning medical journalist and author of Five Days at Memorial, M.D. and Ph.D. from Stanford

Dr. Thomas Fisher

Emergency room physician and author of The Emergency: A Year of Healing and Heartbreak in a Chicago ER

Marc Goodman

Global security advisor, futurist, and New York Times-bestselling author of Future Crimes

Dr. Thomas Insel

Neuroscientist, psychiatrist, and national leader in mental health research, policy, and technology

Kristen Iversen

Award-winning author of Full Body Burden and public health speaker

Patrick Radden Keefe

New Yorker staff writer and author of the New York Times bestsellers Say Nothing and Empire of Pain

Emily Ladau

Disability rights activist, writer, and speaker

Dr. Matt McCarthy

Bestselling author of Superbugs: The Race to Stop an Epidemic and Associate Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine

Dani Shapiro

Bestselling author of Hourglass and Inheritance, host of the Family Secrets podcast.

Steve Silberman

Award-winning science writer and New York Times-bestselling author of NeuroTribes

Dr. Dana Suskind

Pediatric physician and author of Thirty Million Words: Building a Child's Brain and Parent Nation

Victoria Sweet

Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, prize-winning historian, and author of God's Hotel and Slow Medicine

Dr. W. Lee Warren

Neurosurgeon, Iraq War veteran, and author of I've Seen the End of You

Isabel Wilkerson

Pulitzer Prize winner and author of the critically acclaimed bestsellers The Warmth of Other Suns and Caste