Sunday, October 07, 2012
George Lundberg, MD author of Seven Ways to Reduce Unnecessary Medical C...
George Lundberg, MD author of Seven Ways to Reduce Unnecessary Medical Costs -- Right Now!
Dr. Lundberg was a recent guest speaker at the McDougall Advanced Study Weekend in Santa Rosa, CA
George Lundberg, MD was the Editor in Chief of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) for 17 years, and the past President of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.
He is an outspoken critic of how medicine is currently practiced. In his confrontational essay, Seven Ways to Reduce Unnecessary Medical Costs -- Right Now!, he calls for sharp curtailment of heart surgery, mammograms, PSA testing, and much more in order to save money and lives. He is now editor in Chief of Medscape, and the founding Editor in Chief of both Medscape General Medicine and CBS HealthWatch.com.