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Understanding Today’s Media: Insights from Top Journalists

Join this panel with top journalists to explore findings from the 2024 State of the Media Report.

The 2024 State of the Media Report

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Expert Alerts

1. Surgical Technology

Who: Alejandro Gandsas, Surgeon and surgery residency program director, Luminis Health Anne Arundel Medical Center

What they can discuss: Mr. Gandsas can talk with reporters about a new virtual reality system being used as a teaching tool at Luminis Health Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Maryland.

"Virtual reality offers surgical residents a 360-degree, real-time view of the surgery, with the view of the laparoscope superimposed in front of the video, without actually having to be in the operating room."

Media contact: Justin McLeod,

2. Patient/Provider Relationships in Healthcare

Who: Dr. Eshan Natour, Heart Surgeon, Stilgezet

What they can discuss: Dr. Natour is passionate about improving the relationship between healthcare professionals and their patients. He can speak to overall wellness and the benefits of sustainable change in the healthcare system. He is an expert on crisis recovery and what to expect when adapting to a new normal. He can speak on a variety of healthcare-related topics, including surgery, clinical trials, emergency medicine, and medical devices.


Media contact: Sherrie Wilkolaski,

3. Supply Chain Resiliency

Who: Daniel Swan, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

What they can discuss: Daniel Swan is ready to talk to journalists about how global supply chains should be reengineered to afford sustainability and strength. Should railway systems and trucking be more regulated? How can retailers and middlemen who have abused pitfalls to raise prices be held accountable? And as the holiday season approaches, Mr. Swan can discuss how global retailers are bracing for a busy shipping season and working to untangle the knots from last year to bring things back under control.


Media contact: Jodi Einhorn,