North Peninsula Branch of AAUW - California - 2011-2012 Meetings
Title: The Paradox of Professionalism
Speaker: Roz D. Lasker, M.D.
Dr. Lasker will speak about the growing distance between the ever
better-equipped humanitarian "expert" and those whom the expert
seeks to assist. She has just returned from a conference in London
on this subject.
Dr. Lasker is known internationally for her work on public
participation in community planning, problem solving, and policy
Formerly, she was Director of the Division of Public Health and the
Center for the Advancement of Collaborative Strategies in Health at the New York
Academy of Medicine and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health (Policy
Development) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Date: Monday, October 17, 2011 2 PM to 4 PM
Place: Franciscan Clubhouse, 700 Hoffman St. Daly City
Chair: Margaret Ellis
Dr. Roz Lasker, the distinguished community expert, spoke on "The Paradox of Professionalism," explaining how collaboration works to make partnerships successful. She has advocated successfully for her primary loyalty to patient-centered care.
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