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Big Questions with Cal Fussman

Sep 28, 2021

Cal comes across the mindset of overcoming adversity when he talks with a 19-year-old who has a fatal disease called Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Elijah avoided an operation that would have straightened his curved spine with a metal rod by straightening it himself through exercise and diet. Now, with the possibilities...


Jan 19, 2021

A day before the inauguration of the new president, Cal remembers a conversation he had with Joe Biden when he was Vice President during The Great Recession. Some of the questions and answers are just as relevant today. Cal believes that fixing health care will be the monument for this time, and he’s ready to help...


Jan 12, 2021

A few years back, with Cal 30 pounds overweight, Joe baited Cal into his company’s obstacle races in order to transform Cal’s life. Cal completed the 5-mile Sprint, then the 10-mile Super, then the 17-mile Beast, and was filmed doing it. The story behind his journey and Joe’s quest to similarly transform 100...


Dec 29, 2020

Cal wanted to do something great in this last podcast of 2020, and he jumped at the chance to spread the word about a guy who is making health care better for a lot of people. Phil Baker at Good Shepherd Pharmacy in Memphis takes in donated drugs and passes them on to doctors who get them to patients who can’t afford...


Dec 15, 2020

Many in the wine world know Laura as the managing director at Bodega Catena Zapata in Argentina, which produces some of the world’s great wines. But for the last 25 years, she has also been an emergency room physician in San Francisco. When she and Cal get together, they come up with an idea to remove an aspect of...