Health Care Delivery

  • Interested In the Relationship Between Genetics and Health Disparities: Click On My MedPage Today Interview!

    I am pleased to share with you a recent exclusive Facebook Live chat with Joyce Frieden, News Editor, MedPage Today, titled, “Better Patient Education Needed About Genetics”. I hope it stimulates some productive ideas!  
  • I Invite You to Attend the Alliance for Health Policy 2018 Annual Dinner on October 2nd!

    As Chairman of the Alliance for Health Policy, I invite you to attend our 2018 Annual Dinner for “An Evening of Reconnecting” on Tuesday, October 2nd, at the Eastern Market’s North Hall in Washington, DC at 6:00 pm. We are pleased to announce that our keynote speaker is Eric D. Hargan, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. […]
  • Are You Aware These HHS Website Resources Are Available To Everyone?

    The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) provides a wealth of resources, which are available to everyone via their informative link “Featured Topic Sites”. Their HHS websites cover  topics including vaccines, tobacco, health care, mental health, AIDS, food safety, bullying, autism, LGBT health, and more. Take a few minutes to explore the HHS websites available to everyone to […]
  • Take A Look At The Alliance For Health Policy’s Video: “Summit on Health Care Costs in America”

    Last month, I was excited to attend and participate in the Alliance for Health Policy’s Summit on Health Care Costs in America, which was held on May 24, 2018, in Washington, DC. As we all know, the conversation on health care costs in America is decades old, yet progress has been elusive. Terms like sustainability, affordability, and value are set forward as […]
  • Register to Attend the Alliance for Health Policy’s June 29th Congressional Briefing on Health Care Costs in America

    As Chair of the Alliance for Health Policy, I would like to invite you to register for the 2018 Opportunities for Progress Signature Series Congressional Briefing on Health Care Costs in America. The event will take place this Friday, June 29, 2018, at the Dirksen Senate Office Building located at 50 Constitution Ave NE, Room G-50, Washington, DC, 20002. The briefing will be […]
  • Suicide Rates Are Increasing Across Our United States!

    All of us must have been saddened by the highly publicized suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. These high profile tragedies serve to remind us that the struggle against mental illness affects all socioeconomic sectors of our society. Being rich and well-known does not immunize us from these challenges. As such, we’re all in this together regardless of socioeconomic […]
  • NIH Resources to Help You Communicate More Effectively With Your Doctor!

    As a physician, I can’t emphasize enough, the importance of good communication between a patient and their doctor! The National Institutes of Health has a great article titled “Talking to Your Doctor”, that offers great advice and resources which help individuals to take a more active role in their healthcare by communicating more effectively with their provider. Open communication will […]
  • Please Join Me At The Alliance for Health Policy’s “Health Care Costs in America Summit”

    As the new Board Chair of The Alliance for Health Policy, I am excited to invite you to attend our “Health Care Costs in America Summit”, which is Part One of the Alliance’s “2018 Signature Series: Opportunities For Progress”. The Summit will be held on May 24, 2018, at the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation’s Barbara Jordan Conference Center in […]
  • Learn More About NIH’s “All of Us” Research Program to Advance Precision Medicine!

    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced their national launch of the All of Us Research Program, which will take place on May 6, 2018. The All of Us mission is to accelerate health research and medical breakthroughs, enabling individualized prevention, treatment, and care for all of us.  The consortium formed and began its work in July 2016 under the leadership […]
  • Plan to Attend the NAM Event: “Understanding Disparities in Access to Genomic Medicine: A Workshop”

    I am excited to participate in the public workshop, “Understanding Disparities in Access to Genomic Medicine: A Workshop”, which is being hosted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Roundtable on Genomics and Precision Health on the Board on Health Sciences Policy on June 27, 2018 in Washington, DC. The workshop “will examine the gaps in knowledge related to […]