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10th Annual UW SMPH Bioethics Symposium
March 8 @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
“Follow the Money: Ethical Dilemmas in High-Cost Medicine”
This year’s symposium titled, “Follow the Money: Ethical Dilemmas in High-Cost Medicine” comes at a critical time in our health care landscape’s history. The planning committee led by Paul Kelleher, PhD, and Gretchen Schwarze, MD, have attracted some of the brightest minds and writers on the topic of the cost of health care. Please join this informative and thought-provoking event.
Join us for an afternoon of debate, discussion and presentations with national and local speakers including:
- “An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business” Elisabeth Rosenthal, MD (Drawn from her 2017 NY Times Best Seller)
- “Are Physicians Paid Too Much?” Dean Baker, PhD and Elisabeth Rosenthal, MD
- “High Deductibles and ‘Financial Toxicity’: Ethical Limits to Patient Advocacy” Alyna T. Chien, MD, MS and Yousuf Zafar, MD
Presented by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and the Department of Medical History and Bioethics, this event is free and open to students, faculty, health care providers and the community. Seating is general admission.
The complete list of speakers and topics is available at: www.med.wisc.edu/BioethicsSymposium
Students: With approval from the clerkship directors, Madison-based fourth-year students will be excused from all clinical duties with the expectation that you will attend the symposium.
Register To Watch By Live Stream. Watching by live stream will require a password. Register your name and email by 5 p.m. on March 7 here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DJZYL76. A password will be emailed to you the morning of the Bioethics Symposium on March 8.
For questions, please contact Paul Kelleher, PhD at firstname.lastname@example.org.