Our guest is Jay Bhattacharya, Professor of Medicine and Health Policy at Stanford University. Professor Bhattacharya is also research associate at the National Bureau of Economics Research, a senior fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, and director of the Stanford Center on the Demography of Health and Aging.
Dr. Bhattacharya gained international prominence during the COVID pandemic for his contributions to determining the infection fatality rate of the virus, and for his criticism on broad coercive lockdown policies and vaccine mandates. Along with colleagues Martin Kulldorff and Sunetra Gupta, he wrote the Great Barrington Declaration of focused protection which has garnered 860,000 signatures to date.
Michel Accad, MD, practices cardiology and internal medicine in San Francisco, offering individualized care in a free-market setting. His blog about health care and medicine is AlertandOriented.com. He also co-hosts the Accad And Koa Report podcast.