Our first guest is Nate Link, MD: Dr. Link is the Chief Medical Officer at Bellevue Hospital, America’s oldest public hospital, in New York City, standing at the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak. He has practiced at Bellevue for 37 years since arriving as an intern at the onset of the AIDS epidemic.
Dr. Link’s discussion today will be about his new book, The Ailing Nation: Lessons from the Bedside for America’s Leaders. Dr. Link graduated from Washington University School of Medicine in 1983, completed his residency training in internal medicine at New York University/Bellevue Hospital in 1986, and has continued as a practitioner, teacher, and physician leader at Bellevue ever since. In 1989, Dr. Link earned a Master of Public Health (MPH) Degree in Health Policy and Management at Columbia University School of Public Health while working full time as an NYU faculty member in the Bellevue Primary Care Clinic. For more information on Dr. Link, visit his website snickersnack.com. View book trailer here Ailing Nation Book Trailer
Maryam Henein is an investigative journalist and functional medicine consultant. As founder and editor-in-chief of HoneyColony, an online magazine for health and wellness, she shares her wisdom with thousands of followers. She is also the director of the award-winning documentary film, Vanishing of the Bees, narrated by Ellen Page.
For over two decades, Maryam has been living the digital nomad life, based out of Los Angeles. She started her career producing the news for MSNBC4. She eventually quit pursuing freelance journalism. Her beats included spirituality, sexuality, and Hollywood. She wrote for several mainstream magazines including Maxim, The Hollywood Reporter, Los Angeles Magazine, Block Book. For more information go to maryamhenein.com/