Ethics of Medical Reporting With Dr. Jon LaPook of CBS News

Event | September 24, 2024

Jon LaPook, M.D., chief medical correspondent for CBS News, will be the featured speaker at an Ethics & Journalism Initiative "Lunch & Learn" session on Tuesday, Sept. 24.

Date:

September 24, 2024

Time:

Noon to 2 p.m.

Location:

NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
7th Floor Commons
20 Cooper Square
New York, NY 10003

Dr. Jon LaPookJon LaPook, M.D., chief medical correspondent for CBS News, will be the featured speaker at an Ethics & Journalism Initiative “Lunch & Learn” session on Tuesday, Sept. 24.  The program will be held at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute building at 20 Cooper Square in New York City.

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LaPook joined CBS News in 2006 and has delivered more than 1,200 reports on a wide variety of breaking news and trending stories in the health and medical fields, as well as feature stories on music, lifestyle and profiles of entertainment stars. LaPook’s work has appeared on “CBS Sunday Morning,” the “CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell,” 60 Minutes, “CBS Mornings,” “Face The Nation with Margaret Brennan” and CBS News Radio.

LaPook is also professor of medicine at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine, and an internist and gastroenterologist at NYU Langone Health. He is the creator and executive director of the NYU Langone Empathy Project, which seeks to promote a culture of empathy in medicine. In May 2022, he gave the commencement address for the classes of 2020 and 2021 at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and spoke about the importance of empathy in health care.

LaPook’s work at CBS News has earned him five Emmy Awards.

Born in Mineola, N.Y., LaPook graduated with honors from Yale University and received his M.D. from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, where he was elected to AOA, the national medical honor society. He completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowships in gastroenterology and medical informatics at Presbyterian Hospital in New York City.