Dr. El Shahawy advises clinicians to probe about all types of tobacco and nicotine use

“Goal setting for the patient is important,” says Omar El Shahawy, MD, MPH, PhD.

In this video, Omar El Shahawy, MD, MPH, PhD, discusses how clinicians can promote more transparency with their patients in terms of smoking status. El Shahawy is an assistant professor in the department of population health and co-director of the Global Health Selective at the New York University Grossman School of Medicine, and affiliated faculty in the division of global health at the New York University School of Global Public Health in New York City, New York.