What Issues Do Medical Experts Speak About?
The recently passed healthcare reform bill contains critical new information that healthcare organizations, businesses, individuals and family groups need to be aware of and understand. Medical expert speakers are not only able to comprehensively explain the changes that are going into effect, but fully convey their implications and how they will shape future policies regarding healthcare quality, cost, access, education and equality, as well as stimulate discussion in a public forum.
Open discussions with medical expert speakers educate audiences on the role individuals and organizations can play to help create a system that improves the quality of healthcare in addition to helping increase access to it.
Whether former US Surgeon Generals who have crafted far-reaching healthcare initiatives, or foreign dignitaries who have worked to create a sustainable, global universal healthcare program, our healthcare professionals share an in-depth knowledge gained at the local, national, and global levels, and educate audiences on emerging healthcare trends and their possible long-term effects.
Featured Speakers: Medical Experts
Richard Carmona, MD, MPH
17th Surgeon General of the United States, CEO, Canyon Ranch Health, Vice Chairman, Canyon Ranch & Distinguished Professor, University of Arizona
As the 17th Surgeon General, Dr. Carmona focused on shifting the healthcare paradigm from treatment to prevention, stressing that life-long healthy living is a key component to medical care. He issued calls to action in the fight against obesity, heart disease, cancer, and the dangers of secondhand smoke. Passionate about eliminating health disparities, Dr. Carmona looks to the future of healthcare, offering the experience and knowledge essential to improving our health.Request Speaker's Availability & Fee
Gro Harlem Brundtland
First Female Prime Minister of Norway & Mother of Sustainability
Former Prime Minister of Norway, Director-General of the World Health Organization, and Chair of the World Commission on Environment and Development, Dr. Brundtland is a prominent voice for improving the health, environment, and economy of people worldwide. Advocating that good health is a basic human right, she believes it extends beyond medicine to include environmental and global policy.Request Speaker's Availability & Fee
M. Joycelyn Elders
The 15th Surgeon General of the United States
As the first African American and the second female Surgeon General, Dr. Elders is a tireless crusader for improving the way we look at healthcare and how we can create a healthy society. Her commitment to healthcare access, education, and equality has put her at the forefront of today's critical health concerns. With energy and enthusiasm, she addresses youth health and wellness, women's health issues, healthcare disparities, sexual health, substance abuse, and the politics of healthcare reform.Request Speaker's Availability & Fee
16th US Surgeon General
As the 16th Surgeon General, Dr. Satcher encouraged public debate about issues including mental health, bioterrorism, sex education, AIDS, tobacco, obesity, and balancing the community healthcare system. As the force behind creating Healthy People 2010, the nation's health agenda, he works to eliminate racial disparities in healthcare. A champion of promoting healthy lifestyles, he is now Commissioner of the World Health Organization on Social Determinants for Health.Request Speaker's Availability & Fee