Lecture Series

Sam Regenstrief Distinguished Lecture Series: Martin F. Shapiro, MD, PhD, MPH

Presentation: “Diagnosing and Treating the Afflictions of American Health Care”

Presented by Martin F. Shapiro, MD, PhD, MPH

Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Public Health, UCLA

Learning objectives for this presentation:

1. To understand the pervasive impact of commodification on American healthcare

2. To recognize the impact of the attitudes, values and expectations of actors in health care upon the system

3. To recognize the forms of communication that are harmful in American healthcare

4. To consider steps that can be taken to address the range of problems

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