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Walter Bortz: Next Medicine: The Revolution that Will Save American Health (12/8/09)

Walter Bortz, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine

Rife with inefficiency, injustice, corruption and rising costs, current medicine is exhibiting all the symptoms of a languishing patient, says Bortz. It may be time to put our medical system through major therapy. Simultaneously, a rigorous new science is teaching us that prevention truly is the best way to stay healthy. Together, we have the makings of a revolution in the way Americans do health. Bortz will show us the way. Read more »

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Panel on Personal Genomic Testing (5/19/09)

Linda Avey, Co-founder, 23andMe
Daniel Ballon, Fellow, Technology Studies, Pacific Research Institute
David Magnus, Associate Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine
Mark Gerstein, Albert Williams Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry, Computer Science, Yale University
Janet Rae-Dupree, Technology and Science Writer, Unboxed Media; Senior Editor, U.S. News & World Report  - Moderator Read more »

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Distinguished Bay Area Physicians on Health-Care Reform: A Town Hall Meeting (10/5/09)

Len Saputo, M.D., Author, A Return to Healing ­
Lonnie Bristow, M.D. , Former President, American Medical Association (1995-6)
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A Good Death: Intersection of Policy and Practice (10/30/09)

Judy Citko, Executive Director, California Coalition for Compassionate Care 
Sharon Fernekees-Jeans, Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Manager of Social Work Services and Spiritual Care, Eden Medical Center, Castro Valley, CA.
Kathe Kelly, R.N., B.S.N., O.C.N. City of Hope Nursing Research & Education, Duarte, CA
Steven Z. Pantilat, M.D., Professor of Clinical Medicine, Alan M. Kates and John M. Burnard Endowed Chair in Palliative Care, UCSF (moderator)
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Bruce H. Lipton: The Biology of Belief (5/18/11)

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Bruce Lipton, Ph.D., Author; Motivational Speaker Read more »

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Modernizing Medicare and Medicaid: How to Upgrade America's Health Care

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1:03:28

Donald Berwick, M.D., M.P.P., Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Sarah Varney, KQED Health Reporter, “The California Report” and “Health Dialogues” - Moderator Read more »

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Laurie David, Producer, An Inconvenient Truth (11/9/2010)

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Laurie David, Producer, An Inconvenient Truth; Author, The Family Dinner

Research has shown that children who have regular dinners together with their parents do better in almost all areas of life, from higher grades in school to maintaining loving relationships, to avoiding bad behaviors like drugs, alcohol, and promiscuity. David presents practical and inspirational ways to keep your family at the table. Read more »

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Dr. Thomas Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (7/22/2010)

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Thomas Frieden, M.D., M.Ph., Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Administrator, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Haile T. Debas, Executive Director, UCSF Global Health Sciences; chancellor emeritus, ucsf; Dean Emeritus, UCSF School of Medicine - Moderator Read more »

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California Health Care and the Stimulus: The Promises, Possibilities and Pitfalls

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Toby Douglas, Chief Deputy Director, California Department of Health Care Services
Elizabeth Imholz, Special Projects Director, Consumer’s Union
David Lansky, President and CEO, the Pacific Business Group on Health
Jim Dempsey, Vice President for Public Policy, the Center for Democracy and Technology

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The Economic Case for Health-Care Reform (6/8/2009)

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Christina Romer, Chair, President’s Council of Economic Advisers Read more »

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