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After a surviving cancer in medical school, Dr. Kurt Newman went on to work for Washington D.C.’s first full-time pediatric surgeon. His experiences as both a patient and health care provider revealed the need for better children’s health care. Forty years after his entry into the health care system, options have improved for kids and young people who need surgery and medical care, but inequalities still remain locally. Kojo speaks with Dr. Newman, now a leader in his industry, about his experiences and observations from a four-decade career.
- Kurt Newman President and Chief Executive Officer, Children's National Health System; @childrenshealth; Author, "Healing Children"
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