P&S Journal: Fall 1994, Vol.14, No.3
Dean's Day Symposium
The 16th annual Dean's Day Symposium on May 13 was devoted to the timely issue of the "Role of a Medical Center in Health Care Reform." The symposium, which included presentations by Dean Pardes and faculty from several departments and schools on the health sciences campus, was coordinated as per tradition by Dorothy Estes'50.
The program was as follows:
Welcome and Opening Remarks-Dr. Pardes
"Politics, Health Reform, and the Academic Medical Center"-Dr. Lawrence D. Brown, professor of public health and head of the School of Public Health's health policy division.
Round Table on New Programs in Medical Education-Dr.
Samuel C. Silverstein, the John C. Dalton Professor and chairman of physiology and cellular biophysics (moderator). Panelists were Steven Shea'79, associate professor of clinical medicine and of clinical public health and director of general medicine; Dr. Constance Park, associate clinical professor of medicine and director of the Clinical Practice Course; Dr. Matilde Irigoyen, associate clinical professor of pediatrics and director of the Third Year Ambulatory Care Clerkship; and Dr. Myron L. Weisfeldt, the Samuel Bard Professor and chairman of medicine and director of the medical service at Presbyterian Hospital.
Round Table on New Programs in Health Care-Allan G. Rosenfield'59, dean of the School of Public Health and the Joseph R. DeLamar Professor of Public Health and Obstetrics and Gynecology (moderator). Panelists were Dean Rosenfield; Dr. Charles K. Francis, professor of clinical medicine and clinical public health and director of medicine at Harlem Hospital; Dr. Elsa-Grace Giardina, professor of clinical medicine and director of medicine for the Center for Women's Health; and Dr. William Speck, president of Presbyterian Hospital and professor of clinical pediatrics.