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Vin Gupta

Pulmonologist & Health Policy Expert

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Vin Gupta is a virtual guest at Crosscut Festival 2022. He is a practicing pulmonologist and an affiliate professor at the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. There, he had led large, multinational epidemiological studies on the global burden of respiratory disease. In parallel, he is a Commissioned Officer (O-4, Major) in the United States Air Force Medical Reserve Corps, serving as the Officer-in-Charge of the Critical Care Air Transport Capability at Joint-Base Lewis McChord. Lastly, he's serves as Chief Medical Officer of New Health Initiatives at Amazon, focusing on the development of medical grade home health devices, including remote monitoring technology, sleep aides, and multiplex respiratory viral pathogen testing platforms.

When: 2:45 p.m. Saturday, May 7.

Where: This is a free virtual event. RSVP now.

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Our Healthcare System is Sick

Crosscut Festival 2022
Tue May 3, 2022 | 7:00pm

The COVID-19 pandemic Is breaking the U.S. health care system — but that’s only a symptom of the underlying disease. Let’s talk about what’s not working and how we can fix it. WATCH NOW

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Featuring: Vin Gupta , Cassie Sauer, Will Stone

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About the Festival

The Cascade PBS Ideas Festival brings together journalists, newsmakers, and innovators from around the country to talk about the issues that are animating our cultural conversations. The festival includes live recordings of television and podcasts from The Atlantic, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Slate, Pushkin, NPR and PBS; as well as community meetups, meet-and-greets, food trucks, DJs, and more.

The Cascade PBS Ideas Festival will take place May 4, 2024, at the Amazon Meeting Center, 2031 Seventh Ave. Seattle, WA 98121.

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