Episode 4 - Dr. Matt Menard, Brigham & Women's Hospital

Matt Menard

In episode four of Open Up, Jess Drislane (CEO, OpenScholar) speaks with Dr. Matt Menard (Brigham & Women's Hospital) about his winding path toward surgical medicine and the long term process of creating a cross departmental cardiovascular trial from idea to dissemination. 

Dr. Menard discusses what makes the patient and surgeon relationship unique and the importance of removing departmental silos in an effort to generate productive research. He also expresses the need for community investment in research to ensure longevity and statistical significance for long term projects. 

Quote of the Episode: “I think science is our best honest effort to get to the truth” -Dr. Matt Menard


About Brigham and Women's Hospital


Brigham and Women’s Hospital is a global leader, devoted to maintaining and restoring health for people everywhere. Brigham and Women’s Hospital works in tandem with Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, and Brigham and Women’s Physicians Organization. Learn more here.


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