Exposed

5.0/5

Critic Rating

He was a trusted OB-GYN working inside one of the most prestigious universities in the world, an Ivy League school that is home to Nobel Prize winners and medical all-stars. Yet behind closed doors, Dr. Robert Hadden assaulted hundreds — perhaps thousands — of unsuspecting patients. When it looked like no one would be held accountable, the survivors engaged in a decade-long fight for justice.From the team behind the hit series Dr. Death, host and medical journalist Laura Beil unfurls the story of Dr. Hadden’s horrific behavior and the ensuing cover-up. It’s a story of power: who has it, how they...


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Hannah Verdier • The Guardian Oct 19, 2023

"Hearing how vulnerable women were treated so appallingly after putting trust in their gynaecologist is enough to induce anger, but the fact that Hadden was allowed to continue for so long is horrific."

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Score: 5

Mara Davis • Paste Magazine Oct 16, 2023

"You’ll hear how they finally received justice for these horrific crimes. Their resilience is why you’ll want to keep listening. …"

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Score: 5

The Crime Writers Squad • Crime Writers On Oct 5, 2023

"While it could have relaxed its pacing and let the weight of its topic breathe, "Exposed: Cover-Up at Columbia University" did an excellent job recounting the crimes...As with "Dr. Death" and "Bad Batch," host Laura Beil gives us another frightening tale of the system protecting itself at the expense of patients."

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Score: 5

Lauren Passell • Podcast The Newsletter Sep 18, 2023

"The most compelling thing about the first two episodes is hearing about how one woman’s story caused a small enough wave to get another woman to come forward, and so on, and so on. It feels a bit like The Retrievals (which was excellent)—the womens’ voices come together, beginning as whispers and doubts and swelling to a powerful choir. Laura is an amazing reporter and brings such humanity to her work."

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