5812 South Ellis Avenue
Mark McClellan – Ethical Issues in Health Care Reform, Seminar Series 2013
The MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
For over 30 consecutive years, the MacLean Center has sponsored a seminar series that has examined one key issue in healthcare each year. Previous topics have included: pediatric ethics, controversies in end of life care, global health, healthcare disparities, and medical professionalism. This year’s Seminar Series is on Ethical Issues in Health Care Reform.
This week’s lecturer is Mark McClellan, Director of the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform, Senior Fellow in Economic Studies and Leonard D. Schaeffer Director’s Chair in Health Policy STudies at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC. Mr. McClellan has served as a member of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers and senior director for health care policy at the White House, as Commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration under President George W Bush from 2002 to 2004, and as administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services from 2004 to 2006. In these positions, McClellan developed and implemented major reforms in health policy, including the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and the FDA’s Critical Path initiative, a regulatory effort to modernize pharmaceutical manufacturing. He has twice received the Kenneth J Arrow Award for Outstanding Research in Health Economics. In his capacity as a health policy expert, he advises US government officials in health care policy issues. Additionally, he is the co-director of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Leader’s Project on the State of American Health Care and a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences. McClellan graduated from the University of Texas, earned his MD from Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology and his PhD in economics from MIT. He earned his MPA from Harvard University Kennedy School of Government and completed residency training in internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Please enter via the Surgery Brain Research Pavillion at 5812 S Ellis Ave. Follow signs to Billings Auditorium, Room P-117.
Parking can be found on the street or at the parking lot on 55th and Ellis Ave.
P-117, University of Chicago Hospitals, Billings Auditorium
5812 South Ellis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637