Hidden In $1.7 Trillion Spending Bill: MORE Censorship Of Physicians. Dr. Joel Zinberg Discusses Omnibus’ Risky Limitations of Off-Label Prescriptions – Ask Dr. Drew
1 in 5 prescriptions are written for an off-label use.
“1 in 5 prescriptions are written for an off-label use” writes Dr. Joel Zinberg.
But a section of the new spending bill could take away a physician’s ability to use their clinical judgement when writing prescriptions – and CA’s AB2098 could muzzle doctors speech entirely. Dr. Joel Zinberg – an expert on the crossroads between medicine and law – discusses LIVE.
Dr. Joel M. Zinberg, M.D., J.D. is a senior fellow with the Competitive Enterprise Institute. He is a native New Yorker who recently completed two years as General Counsel and Senior Economist at the Council of Economic Advisers in the Executive Office of the President. He practiced general and oncologic surgery in New York for nearly 30 years at the Mount Sinai Hospital and Icahn School of Medicine where he is an Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery. Dr. Zinberg taught for 10 years at the Columbia University Law School as a Lecturer in Law where he created a course on the legal, policy and ethical issues surrounding organ transplantation. He received his J.D. degree from the Yale Law School, his M.D. from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and his B.A. in economics with High Honors, Phi Beta Kappa, from Swarthmore College.