Eric Jeffrey Topol
is an American cardiologist, scientist, and author. He is the founder and director of the Scripps Research Translational Institute, a professor of Molecular Medicine at The Scripps Research Institute, and a senior consultant at the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases at Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, California. He is editor-in-chief of Medscape and theheart.org
. He has published three bestseller books on the future of medicine: The Creative Destruction of Medicine
(2010), The Patient Will See You Now
(2015), and Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again
(2019). He was also commissioned by the UK 2018–2019 to lead planning for the National Health Service's future workforce, integrating genomics, digital medicine, and artificial intelligence.