06- Physician-Writer Series: David Fajgenbaum, MD (Castleman Disease Collaborative Network)

Episode 9 September 08, 2021 00:42:19
06- Physician-Writer Series: David Fajgenbaum, MD (Castleman Disease Collaborative Network)
Physicians Off The Beaten Path
06- Physician-Writer Series: David Fajgenbaum, MD (Castleman Disease Collaborative Network)

Sep 08 2021 | 00:42:19

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Alexey Youssef Shad Faraz

Show Notes

What is it like to navigate the healthcare system both as a healthcare professional and as a patient? What is the state of research for rare diseases right now? Is an MBA important for docs to consider? In this episode, we answer all these questions and more with our guest David Fajgenbaum, MD.

David is an assistant professor of medicine in Translational Medicine & Human Genetics at the University of Pennsylvania. He's also the founding director of the center for Cytokine Storm Treatment & Laboratory (CSTL). He is the co-founder/president of the Castleman Disease Collaborative Network (CDCN). David is the national bestselling author of 'Chasing My Cure: A Doctor's Race to Turn Hope Into Action'. The book describes his harrowing and hopeful journey to spearhead the search for a cure for his disease.

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