University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm

Does U.S. Healthcare Even Care Anymore?

What has happened to healthcare in the U.S.? Spending on medical care reached $3.5 trillion in 2017, but are we any healthier? Three physician-authors will share their expertise on the skyrocketing costs of care and caregiving ... and discuss the need for fundamental change.

Louise Aronson

Louise Aronson, M.D., M.F.A., is a leading geriatrician, writer, educator, professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the author of The New York Times bestseller, "Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, and Reimagining Life....

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Arthur Kleinman

Arthur Kleinman, MD, is one of the most renowned and influential scholars and writers on psychiatry, anthropology, global health, and cultural and humanistic issues in medicine. Educated at Stanford University and Stanford Medical School, he has taught at Harvard for over forty years....

Marty Makary

Marty Makary, M.D., M.P.H., is a surgeon and professor of health policy at Johns Hopkins University and the author of the New York Times bestseller "Unaccountable." His current book, "The Price We Pay," takes an urgent look at America's broken health care system and the people who are saving it....

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