Ferguson Lecture Highlights Health Care Reform

Thomas B. Ferguson Lecture

Tuesday, January 30
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Grand Ballroom

Not one, but two speakers have been chosen for the Thomas B. Ferguson Lecture, which will be presented on Tuesday morning.

John Z. Ayanian, MD, MPP

John Z. Ayanian, MD, MPP will deliver “Health Care Reform: Why It’s Still Needed and Where It’s Headed.” He is the Director of the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation at the University of Michigan.

Karen Joynt Maddox, MD, MPH

Karen Joynt Maddox, MD, MPH will present “The Future of Payment Reform in Medicare.” She is a practicing cardiologist at Washington University in St. Louis who has served as a health policy advisor for the Department of Health and Human Services.

Following the two presentations, there will be a panel discussion on health care reform with Keith S. Naunheim, MD, Richard L. Prager, MD, David M. Shahian, MD, and Alan M. Speir, MD.

The Ferguson Lecture was established in 2002 and recognizes Thomas B. Ferguson, MD, one of the few individuals to serve as President of both STS and AATS.