George D. Lundberg is the Editor at Large of Medscape Medical News

George D. Lundberg, MD Editor-at-Large, Medscape

As Editor-at-Large for Medscape, Dr. Lundberg delivers to readers his informed perspective on up-to-the minute issues affecting healthcare and the practice of medicine. In addition to his work with Medscape, he serves as Editor-in-Chief and Chief Medical Officer for CollabRx, as President and Chair of the Board of Directors of The Lundberg Institute, and as a consulting professor at Stanford University. Dr. Lundberg has more than 30 years' combined experience as Editor-in-Chief of JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association), the 10 AMA specialty journals, AM News, Medscape, The Medscape Journal of Medicine, eMedicine from WebMD, and MedPage Today from Everyday Health. He was called a medical Internet "pioneer" in 1995. A frequent lecturer and radio and television guest, and a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, the Industry Standard dubbed Dr. Lundberg "Online Healthcare's Medicine Man" in 2000.


Latest Articles by George D. Lundberg

  • All Is Lost and I Have No Hope: The Obesity Epidemic   Dr George Lundberg discusses the public health crisis that has arisen from the ubiquity of unhealthy food.
  • The Sacklers Meet El Chapo   Dr George Lundberg compares legal and illegal drug marketing and finds a number of disconcerting similarities.
  • Shall a Woman (Women) Lead Them?   The NRA told docs to 'stay in their lane.' Physicians answer: 'This is not just our lane, it's our highway!'
  • A Doctor's Rules for Other Doctors - Part 2   With more examples, part 2 of Dr Lundberg's holiday message underscores why this book would make an excellent gift for young and not-so-young clinicians.
  • A Doctor's Rules for Other Doctors--Part 1   A new book, written by an experienced physicians to all physicians, especially younger colleagues, makes a great holiday gift suggestion.
  • What Do You Think About Retirement?   Is it healthier to retire or keep working? The answer may surprise you.
  • Conflicts of Interest: Is Disclosure Enough?   Disclosures and conflicts of interest: Dr George Lundberg discusses recent issues in American medicine.
  • An Ode to Canada and Cannabis   Canada's 2018 Cannabis Act makes perfectly good sense.
  • Could It Be the Sugar?   A 'battle royale' is brewing in the nutrition science field.
  • Are You an Alcoholic?   Roughly 1 in 8 Americans who drink have alcohol use disorder. Are you one of them?

About George Lundberg, MD

Prior to joining CollabRx, Dr. Lundberg served as President of the American Society for Clinical Pathology; Professor of Pathology and Associate Director of Laboratories at the Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center for 10 years; and for 5 years was Professor and Chair of Pathology at the University of California, Davis. He served in the US Army during the Vietnam War, leaving as a lieutenant colonel after 11 years. Prior to his military service, Dr. Lundberg completed a clinical internship in Hawaii and a pathology residency in San Antonio. He holds earned and honorary degrees from North Park College, Baylor University, the University of Alabama (Birmingham and Tuscaloosa), the State University of New York (Syracuse), Thomas Jefferson University, and the Medical College of Ohio. Dr. Lundberg has worked in tropical medicine in Central America and forensic medicine in New York, Sweden, and England. His major professional interests are toxicology, violence, communication, physician behavior, patient safety, and health system reform.