Goldin Seminar for Life Skills: Healthcare at a Crossroad

Feb, 2013

The Goldin Seminar for Life Skills is sponsored by Dr. Mickey Goldin C’60 D’64 and Harriet Goldin CW’62.

Join us for “Healthcare at a Crossroad, ” featuring Zeke Emanuel, MSc, MD, PhD

Refreshments will be served from 5:30 – 6 pm, followed by the seminar from 6 – 7:30 pm.

The passage of health care reform represents a historic time for our country greatly impacting both Americans and their providers. What is the new healthcare reality? What do you need to know about how these new policies will impact you as a healthcare professional?

Zeke Emanuel, MSc, MD, PhD joined the Penn community in September 2011 as the University’s 13th Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor, the Diane and Robert Levy University Professor, and the Vice Provost for Global Initiatives. Trained as a medical doctor, Emanuel also serves as the inaugural chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy in the Perelman School of Medicine. His appointment is shared between the Perelman School of Medicine and the Department of Health Care Management in the Wharton School.

One of the principal architects of President Obama’s health care reform act, Emanuel is an oncologist, bioethicist, philosopher, author, and columnist. He opines about public policy in the New York Times, has authored and edited nine books, and has published hundreds of research papers and articles in medical journals.

Before reimagining national health care, Emanuel was the forward thinker who helped design an improved living will. He was the scientific investigator who calculated how to fairly allocate scarce resources, such as H1NI vaccines or vital organs for transplants.

_Registration is required by February 1_