Patient Advocate and Public Health Champion with Leana Wen, MD, MSc

Season 2, Episode 9: Join hosts Marla Dalton, PE, CAE, and William Schaffner, MD, for a compelling discussion with patient advocate and public health champion Leana Wen, MD, MSc. Practicing physician and Washington Post columnist, Wen shares her remarkable journey, from her childhood as an immigrant to the US from China, to her experiences as Health Commissioner of Baltimore. Discover her thoughts on addressing health disparities, improving health outcomes, and the untold health stories that deserve more attention.

An emergency physician, healthcare executive, adjunct associate professor at George Washington University, and nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, Wen received her medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine and studied health policy at the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. A triathlete and mother of 2 young children, she has been named one of Modern Healthcare’s Top 50 Physician-Executives and TIME’s 100 Most Influential People.

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