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A Health Affairs Forum - The Practice of Medicine: Workplace Satisfaction in a Changing Environment

Phone: 301-347-3900

WASHINGTON DC, USA -- HEALTHCARE UPDATE NEWS SERVICE™ -- NOVEMBER 12, 2017: Earlier this year Health Affairs launched a series of articles on "The Practice of Medicine" with the intent of exploring important health policy issues affecting physicians. Areas of interest have included the organization of care, payment models, and workplace conditions.

As part of this project, on Thursday, November 30, Health Affairs will convene a panel of distinguished physicians for a discussion of "The Practice Of Medicine: Workplace Satisfaction In A Changing Environment."


Robert A. Berenson, MD
Institute Fellow, The Urban Institute, Author, "A Physician's Perspective On Vertical Integration," (Health Affairs, September 2017), Former Director, Center for Health Plan and Providers, CMS, Former Assistant Director, White House Domestic Policy Staff (Carter), Washington, DC

Darrell G. Kirch, MD
President and CEO, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), Former Senior Vice President for Health Affairs, Dean of the College of Medicine and CEO, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center at The Pennsylvania State University, Washington, DC

Mark Linzer, MD
Director, Division of General Internal Medicine, Hennepin County (MN) Medical Center, Co-author, "Joy in Medical Practice: Clinician Satisfaction in the Healthy Work Place Trial" (Health Affairs, October 2017), Minneapolis, MN

Elaine Schattner, MA, MD
Journalist, Physician, Healthcare Advocate, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY


Thursday, November 30, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.


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1 Constitution Avenue NE
Washington, DC (Union Station Metro)