Life and times of leading cardiologists with Rob Califf. Guest: Martin Leon
February 7, 2012
Recorded Nov 13, 2011

Dr Robert Califf conducts a series of in-depth and personal interviews with his peers in the world of cardiology to find out what makes them tick, how they feel about the future, and what lessons they have learned during their exceptional careers.

Dr Martin Leon's life has led him from high school in Brooklyn to medicine at Yale and the NIH, and, finally, to Columbia University. Many of his choices along the way were influenced by family tragedies.

Learn how he and his colleagues at the Washington Hospital Center became the "Beatles" of interventional cardiology, how the now-famous TCT meetings got started, and why it's so important for clinicians and researchers to take risks. 


Robert M Califf MD
Professor of Medicine
Donald F Fortin Professor, Cardiology
Vice Chancellor for Clinical Research
Director, Duke Translational
Medicine Institute
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

To view Dr Califf's conflict of interest statement, click here.

Martin Leon MD
Founder and Chairman Emeritus
Cardiovascular Research Foundation
Professor of Medicine
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Director, Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy
New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY

Dr Leon has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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