Dr. Steven Schroeder speaking at Outcomes Research Workshop and MacLean Center Lecture

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 from 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM

The Chicago Center for Diabetes Translation Research and the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics are sponsoring a visit from Steven Schroeder, MD, Distinguished Professor of Health and Health Care at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the Director of Smoking Cessation Leadership Center, UCSF.

On Wednesday April 9, Dr. Schroeder will give 2 talks:

Talk 1
8:30-9:45 a.m.
Outcomes Research Workshop
Location: H300
Description of Talk: Dr. Schroeder will be giving a talk entitled “A Personal Journey through Academia, Health Policy, and Foundation Work.” Dr. Schroeder has spent significant time in academic medicine and policy, and was a President of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  We’ve asked him to gear his Outcomes Research Workshop talk to fellows and junior faculty seeking to have an impact with their work, and to share his lessons learned from a career that has included academic work and real world action.”

Talk 2
12:00-1:30 pm
Venue: MacLean Center Lecture
Location: P117
Description of Talk: This year’s MacLean Center Seminar Series is on Ethical Issues in Health Care Reform. Dr. Schroeder’s lecture is entitled “The U.S. Healthcare System is Number One, but only in Expenditures:  How Physician Payment is Part of the Problem.” Dr. Schroeder recently chaired the National Commission on Physician Payment Reform. He has received many honors and six honorary doctoral degrees. He serves on the board of the James Irvine Foundation, the editorial board of the New England Journal of Medicine, and is president of the Harvard Medical Alumni Association. He is also past chair of the American Legacy Foundation, which recently named the Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies in his honor. Schroeder graduated from Stanford University and earned his M.D. from Harvard Medical School in 1964.