CONTACT: TOM MOORE
8798 Pappajohn Pavilion
Iowa City IA 52242
Dr. David Satcher, U.S. Surgeon General
Friday, Oct. 23
Dr. David Satcher, the nation's surgeon general, will keynote a special
University of Iowa symposium on the future of health care Friday.
The Twentieth Annual Executive Symposium will be jointly presented by
the UI College of Medicine Graduate Program in Hospital and Health Administration
Alumni Association and the UI Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC). This year's
symposium takes place in conjunction with the UIHC's centennial. No seats
remain for this sold-out event.
The symposium will open at 8:15 a.m. Satcher will speak at 8:30 a.m.
Other speakers include Edward D. Barlow, Jr., one of America's leading
futurists; Dr. James Merchant, UI professor and head of preventive medicine
and environmental health; James D. Bentley of the American Hospital Association,
Peg Neuhauser, consultant and author, and Dr. Gilbert S. Omenn, executive
vice president for medical affairs at the University of Michigan.
The presenters will discuss the forces that are reshaping the organization,
financing and delivery of health care for the 21st Century. President Mary
Sue Coleman and R. Edward Howell, director and CEO of the UIHC, also will
address the symposium. John W. Colloton, UI vice president for statewide
health services, is the honorary chairman of the symposium.
Presenters will respond to requests from media representatives as circumstances
permit. For assistance in covering this event, contact Tom Moore in the
UIHC's Joint Office for Planning, Marketing and Communications by phone
at (319) 356-3945 (office) or (319) 337-6744 (home), by fax at (319) 356-2106
or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.