Global Summit xii
The Jefferson Educational Society invites speakers from around the world to speak on a broad range of globally important issues each year as part of our
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COVID-19: The Path Forward for Parents, Educators and Public Health Experts

May 21st,2021 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Professor / Instructor / Speaker: DR. LEANA WEN

Dr. Leana Wen, an emergency room physician, has become a leading voice on America's fight against the COVID-19 pandemic as a CNN medical analyst, columnist for the Washington Post, and a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.

 

Dr. Wen, who lives with her husband and their toddler and baby in Baltimore, previously served as Baltimore's Health Commissioner.

 

She obtained her medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine and studied health policy at the University of Oxford, where she was a Rhodes Scholar. She completed her residency training at Brigham & Women's Hospital & Massachusetts General Hospital, where she was a clinical fellow at Harvard Medical School.

DR. LEANA WEN

Dr. Leana Wen is a physician and visiting professor of health policy and management at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health. A nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and a contributing columnist and medical analyst for The Washington Post. Wen is the author of the critically-acclaimed book on patient advocacy, When Doctors Don’t Listen: How to Avoid Misdiagnoses and Unnecessary Tests (St. Martin’s Press, 2013). Formerly, she served as health commissioner for the city of Baltimore.

 

Dr. Wen received her medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine and studied health policy at the University of Oxford, where she was a Rhodes Scholar. She completed her residency training at Brigham & Women's Hospital & Massachusetts General Hospital, where she was a clinical fellow at Harvard Medical School.