Dr. Rafael Fonseca Is The Hero We Need

Out of Patients with Matthew Zachary

Dr. Rafael Fonseca Is The Hero We Need

August 3, 2021

Dr. Rafael Fonseca Is The Hero We Need

On the show today: Dr. Rafael Fonseca is a professor of medicine at Mayo Clinic who focuses on Multiple Myeloma with a sidebar hobby dabbling in Ethics Health Economics. Fun fact of the day, he’s a Google Scholar, has his own Wikipedia page, courtesy of a birthday gift from his son, and — as a self-proclaimed pathological optimist — hopes to spread empathy throughout the medical community while protecting the rights of patients, so they can make the best decisions for themselves and no one else. Bonus points for him being a hysterically refreshing voice on Twitter. Enjoy the show.

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