Health & Medicine

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Humanity in the Modern World

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Wed, Jan 14 2015 - 6:00pm

Robert G. Aptekar, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon
Susan Weiss, Photographer

Dr. Robert Aptekar is an orthopedic surgeon who provides essential services annually to a charity hospital in Cambodia. He performs surgeries, trains the medical staff and works to bring awareness of health problems in the area. Susan Weiss accompanied Aptekar to document his work and the community in which he works. Aptekar will discuss his experiences, accompanied by the photographs of Susan Weiss.

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Steven Brill

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Tue, Jan 13 2015 - 6:00pm

Steven Brill, Journalist; Author, America’s Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Back-Room Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System; Twitter Read more »

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The Home that Watches Over Your Parents

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Thu, Jan 8 2015 - 5:15pm

Richard Caro, D.Phil., Scientist; Silicon Valley Entrepreneur
Mary Hulme, Gerontologist; Care Manager
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Gluten-Free: Chinese Traditional Medicine's 750-Year Perspective

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Wed, Dec 3 2014 - 6:00pm

John Nieters, L.Ac DAOM, Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine; President, Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences  Read more »

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Undocumented and Uninsured

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Mon, Nov 24 2014 - 6:00pm

John Gressman, President and CEO, San Francisco Community Clinic Consortium
Scott Hauge, President and Owner, CAL Insurance & Associates, Inc; Co-Founder and Vice Chairman, Clinic by the Bay
Laurel Lucia, Associate Policy Specialist, UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education
Jirayut New Latthivongskorn, Co-founder, Pre-Health Dreamers
Daniel Weintraub, Editor in Chief and Project Director, The California Health Report - Moderator Read more »

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Power to the Patient: A Survivor's Perspective on Health Care

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Wed, Nov 19 2014 - 6:00pm

Michael O’Neil, Jr., Founder & Chief Executive Officer, GetWellNetwork

An informed patient is a better patient. As a cancer survivor, Michael O’Neil, Jr., founder and CEO of GetWellNetwork, focuses on the importance of engaging, educating and empowering patients in the management of their own health. Read more »

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Cognitive Dimensions of Healthy Lifestyle Habits

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Thu, Oct 30 2014 - 5:15pm

Richard T. Houston, Ed.D., Founder, People Assets and Health Alliance Partners Read more »

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Stanley B. Prusiner: Madness and Memory

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Tue, Oct 28 2014 - 6:00pm

Stanley B. Prusiner, MD, Director, Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases; Professor, Department of Neurology, UCSF; Winner, Nobel Prize for Medicine Read more »

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Tech Meets Neuroscience: A Vision of the Future of Medicine and Education

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Wed, Oct 22 2014 - 6:00pm

Adam Gazzaley, M.D.; Ph.D; Founding Director, Neuroscience Imaging Center, Associate Professor in Neurology, Physiology and Psychiatry, UCSF Read more »

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Dr. Atul Gawande

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Wed, Oct 22 2014 - 12:30pm

Atul Gawande, Author, The Checklist Manifesto and Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End; Staff Writer, The New Yorker; Professor, Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health

Alice Huan-mei Chen, M.D., M.P.H., Chief Integration Officer, Director of the Center for Innovation in Access and Quality, and Director of the eReferral Program, San Francisco General Hospital; Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco — Moderator Read more »

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