The Academy of Educators Faculty Curriculum Event

"Healthcare Reform and Policy Advocacy for Educators: Carpe Diem or Bella Gerant Alii? Jerry E. Kruse, MD, MSPH, will present this lecture, open to all faculty, students, and staff.

When Jun 05, 2012
from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Where Bondurant G030
Contact Name Vicki Cecil
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Should educators vigorously create the future (seize the day), or react to the actions of others (let others wage war)?

Jerry E. Kruse, MD, MSPH is a Professor and Chair, Department of Family & Community Medicine at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.

He joined the faculty at SIU in 1984 and has a deep interest in the overlap between medical education and health policy. As a 10 year chair of the School’s curriculum committee, he oversaw the implementation of SIU’s new medical student curriculum. He has chaired the Legislative Affairs Committee and the Academic Family Medicine Advocacy Committees of specialty societies in his discipline. He is also a member of both the Illinois State Board of Health and the federal Council on Graduate Medical Education, an advisory committee to the Secretary of HHS, and has testified to the House Appropriations Committee on behalf of patients and learners.

Lunch for the first 25 arrivals

The Academy of Educators is pleased to sponsor the presentation. The presentation is open to all faculty, residents and students.

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