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Sep
26
2019

John Lantos - Medical Humanities & Bioethics Program and IPHAM: co-sponsored lecture - Can We Control Drug Prices?

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When: Thursday, September 26, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, 1st floor/Baldwin Auditorium, 303 E. Superior, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: FREE

Contact: Myria Knox   312.503.7962

Group: Medical Humanities & Bioethics Lunchtime Montgomery Lectures

Category: Academic

Description:

The Medical Humanities & Bioethics Program and IPHAM

presents a co-sponsored lecture

Can We Control Drug Prices?

John Lantos, MD
Director of Pediatric Bioethics; Professor of Pediatrics
University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine
Research Professor of Pediatrics,
Kansas University Medical Center Children’s Mercy Hospital

The learning objectives of this lecture are:

1.  Discuss the long history of political efforts to control drug prices
2.  Analyze the difficulty of determining what is a "fair" price
3.  Compare policies to control drug prices in the US with those in the rest of the world.

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