The AI Health Podcast

Dr. Eric Topol on the Transformative Power of Medical AI

Episode Summary

Dr. Eric Topol is a cardiologist, a professor, a best-selling author and the founder and director of the Scripps Research Translational Institute. In this wide-ranging conversation, he explains how medical AI can harness new data sources, draw novel connections and restore the human connection between doctor and patient. He also discusses key challenges facing the field, especially around reproducibility and regulation.

Episode Notes

Dr. Eric Topol is a cardiologist, a professor, a best-selling author and the founder and director of the Scripps Research Translational Institute. In this wide-ranging conversation, he explains how medical AI can harness new data sources, draw novel connections and restore the human connection between doctor and patient. He also discusses key challenges facing the field, especially around reproducibility and regulation.

Pranav and Adriel first give an overview of precision medicine and provide context for the interview. The interview with Dr. Topol starts at 4:22. If you like what you hear, let a friend know, subscribe wherever you get your podcasts, and connect with us on Twitter @AIHealthPodcast.