The Role of Health Reform in Addressing Mental Health Disparities, March 29 Psychiatry Grand Rounds

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March 2nd, 2012

Join David Satcher, MD, PhD, 16th U.S. Surgeon General and director of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute as he presents on “The Role of Health Reform in Addressing Mental Health Disparities” at the Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Thursday, March 29, 2-3 p.m., in Keefer Auditorium.

David Satcher

David Satcher

Dr. Satcher’s has deep experience in improving public health policy and is committed to eliminating health disparities for under-served groups, such as minorities and the poor and shedding light on neglected issues, such as mental and sexual health.

In 1998, Dr. Satcher was sworn in as the 16th Surgeon General of the United States and served as Assistant Secretary for Health in the Department of Health and Human Services from February 1998 to January 2001, making him only the second person in history to have held both positions simultaneously. He also served as Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Administrator of the Toxic Substances and Disease Registry from 1993 to 1998.

This program qualifies for continuing education credits for physicians, psychologists and social workers. For more information, please contact michelle.durham@bmc.org.

Psychiatry Grand Rounds

  • The Role of Health Reform in Addressing Mental Health Disparities
  • Presented by: David Satcher, MD, PhD, 16th U.S. Surgeon General and director of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine
  • Date: March 29
  • Time: 2-3 p.m.
  • Location: Keefer Auditorium, BUSM