American Forum - The Health Care Crisis: Contours of the Debate
March 10, 2008
11:00AM - 11:00AM (EDT)
Arthur Garson, Jr. is Executive Vice President and Provost of the University of Virginia, and the Robert C. Taylor Professor of Health Science and Public Policy. He became Vice President and Dean of U.Va.'s School of Medicine in 2002. Garson has served as President of the American College of Cardiology (1999–2000), and as chair of the National Advisory Council for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. He treats children with heart disease in his medical practice. Carolyn L. Engelhard is Assistant Professor of Medical Education and a health policy analyst in the Department of Public Health Sciences at U.Va.'s School of Medicine. Director of the Master of Science program in clinical research, she is a consultant for state health and Medicaid agencies.
This Forum was a prelude to the Miller Center's National Discussion and Debate Series' debate on the health care crisis on April 9 in Boston. Garson and Engelhard's accompanying white paper is posted at millercenter.org/public/debates/healthcare. Engelhard's book is Health Care Half Truths: Too Many Myths, Not Enough Reality (Rowman & Littlefield, 2007).