Rhode Island Medical Society
Healthcare in America
Lecture Series & Pre-clinical Elective
Faculty Course Director, Eli Y. Adashi, MD, MS, CPE, FACOG Former Dean of the Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University
The Healthcare in America Elective serves to expose medical students, faculty, and others in the Providence community to local, national, and systems level issues in health policy via a series of dynamic lectures and discussions.
The Birth of the Medical-Industrial Complex in America- And What's to be Done About it Now
Mike Magee, MD -- Former Executive at Pfizer & Author of "Code Blue: Inside the Medical Industrial Complex"
Thursday, September 5 at 6:00pm Alpert Medical School room 275
The Effects of Hospital Consolidations on the Health of Patients, Providers and Communities Chris Koller, MA -- President of Milbank Memorial Fund & Former Health Insurance Comissioner
Thursday, September 26 at 6:30pm Alpert Medical School room 275
The Byzantine Pharmaceutical Supply Chain: Politics, Prerogative and Pricing
David Guzick, MD, PhD -- President of University of Florida Health
Thursday, October 3 at 6:00pm 70 Ship Street, room 107
Health Information Technology: The Past, Present and Future
David Blumenthal, MD, PhD -- President of the Commonwealth Fund & Former CIO of Partners Healthcare System
Thursday, October 17 at 6:00pm Alpert Medical School room 160
Pre-Approval Access to lnvestigational Products: What Limits?
Holly Fernandez Lynch, JD, MBE -- John Russell Dickson, MD
Presidential Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics at the Perelman School of Medicine
Wednesday, October 23 at 6:00pm Alpert Medical School room 275
Lessons from Washington, DC
David Shulkin, MD -- Former US Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Thursday, November 21 at 6:00pm Alpert Medical School room 275
Health is More Than Healthcare:
Integrating Social Determinants of Health, Public Policy and Advocacy Darilyn Moyer, MD, FACP -- EVP & CEO, American College of Physicians Thursday, December 5 at 6:00pm Alpert Medical School room 275
Questions? Contact the student coordinators at firstname.lastname@example.org.