The Health of the Public: The importance of bringing together Schools of Medicine and Public Health

Steven Schroeder, MD, Distinguished Professor at the University of California, San Francisco, will be a visiting professor at the School of Medicine and the School of Public Health on Dec. 10 - 11.

When Dec 11, 2013
from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Where Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC Auditorium, School of Public Health
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Steven Schroeder, MD, Distinguished Professor at the University of California, San Francisco, will be a visiting professor at the School of Medicine and the School of Public Health on Dec. 10 - 11. Schroeder is proudly hosted by the Public Health Leadership Program of the Gillings School of Global Public Health and the Academy of Educators of the School of Medicine.

The public is invited to the following presentations:

Tuesday, Dec. 10: 

  • 2 - 3 p.m.: “Phasing out Fee-For-Service: What it will mean for your future practice” - G100 Bondurant
  • 4 - 5 p.m.: “Population Health in Medical Schools” - G100 Bondurant

Wednesday, Dec. 11:

  • 4 - 5 p.m.: “The Health of the Public: The importance of bringing together Schools of Medicine and Public Health” - Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC Auditorium, School of Public Health

Dr. Steven Schroeder is Distinguished Professor of Health and Health Care, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, where he also heads the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center. Between 1990 and 2002, he was President and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. He is a member of multiple committees, including the editorial board of the New England Journal of Medicine and the Dean’s Advisory Committee of the UC Berkeley School of Public Health. He has published widely about such topics as tobacco control, social class in the U.S., approaches to improving the health of the public, population thinking in medical education, the importance of primary care, and the need for collaboration between schools of medicine and public health. Most recently, he was Chair of the National Commission on Physician Payment Reform, a commission that recommended the end of fee-for-service payment for medical services.