Monthly Archives: June 2017

What Do Patients Want?

Thirty years ago, HIV advocates elevated the notion of patient involvement in the development of new medicines to entirely unprecedented levels by demanding input into multiple aspects of clinical development of HIV treatments. ┬áThat included not only in the way … Continue reading

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Healthcare Reform – Where Are We? – An Invitation

Over the past three decades, we have gone from Hillarycare to Obamacare to Trumpcare. The mere fact that healthcare is characterized by the names of public figures is testament to the extreme politicization of an important public policy issue. The … Continue reading

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A Memoriam and A Reckoning

Thirty years ago today, the man seated at the left died of complications from AIDS. The man standing on the right is me. This photograph was taken six weeks before he died. We were just 31 years old. Last week, … Continue reading

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