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Oncology Overdrive

Jun 3, 2021

In this episode, Edward S. Kim, MD, MBA, discusses his path to oncology, how he views disruption in health care, and the ways he’s innovating to help both patients and providers.

  • Intro :13
  • About Kim :22
  • The interview 2:03
  • How did you end up in medicine and oncology? 2:20
  • What do you think it means to have disruptive or innovative health care strategies? 15:24
  • Oncology care provides the opportunity for disruptive innovation 21:10
  • How do you decide which risks to take? 25:59
  • Taking risks can help move the needle forward 37:52
  • Kim’s take-away from this episode 38:58
  • How to reach Kim 39:58

Edward S. Kim, MD, MBA, FACP, FASCO, is physician-in-chief at City of Hope Orange County and vice physician-in-chief of City of Hope National Medical Center.

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Disclosures: Jain reports she is a paid freelance writer for Lippincott. Kim reports no relevant financial disclosures.