ALMANAC BETWEEN ISSUES November 28, 2000


Update

Langfitt Memorial Symposium

On Wednesday, November 29, from 5-7:30 p.m., the sixth annual Langfitt Memorial Symposium will be held at the BRB II/III Auditorium. The Symposium is a student-run event featuring national experts in health policy discussing a current issue or debate. The topic, Are We Mis-Financing Medical Education? will cover the problems of the medical system: physician diversity, over-specialization, resident hours and errors, student indebtedness, and health care delivery to the urban and rural poor and minorities.

The panelists:

  • The Honorable Benjamin Cardin, US Congressman, 3rd District of Maryland (Baltimore)
  • Dr. Jordan Cohen, President, American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC)
  • Sean Nicholson, Assistant Professor of Health Care Systems, Wharton School
  • Sandy Shea, Boston Area Director, Committee of Interns and Residents
  • Dr. Kenneth Veit, Dean, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Dr. Gail Morrison, Vice Dean of Medical Education at the Medical School, will moderate the discussion.


Posted 11/28/2000

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