Apr 6, 2015

First Choice Presenting at National Conference

WHO: U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy and 300 leaders of socially accountable academic health centers, managed care organizations, international health organizations, professional associations, federal agencies and policymakers, physicians and students.

WHAT: A national conference sponsored by the University of New Mexico focusing on medical education's social mission and the role of academic health centers in addressing the social determinants of health.

WHEN: Monday, April 13, through Wednesday, April 15, 2015.

WHERE: Crowne Plaza Albuquerque, 1901 University Boulevard NE, Albuquerque, N.M.

FEATURED SPEAKERS: U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, MD; Steven Wartman, MD (president, Association of Academic Health Centers); Donald Berwick, MD (former administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services); Jack Geiger, MD, (Physicians for Social Responsibility); Barbara Brandt, PhD (National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education); Camara Jones, MD (Morehouse School of Medicine); Lincoln Chen, MD (China Medical Board); Marc Nivet, EdD (Association of American Medical Colleges); Rishi Manchanda, MD (author); Arthur Kaufman, MD (University of New Mexico); Fitzugh Mullan, MD (George Washington University)

For more information: Please contact Billy Sparks (505) 272-5849;

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