Ezekiel Emanuel, MD
MAHP is pleased to announce that Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel will be the keynote speaker at our 2018 Annual Conference.
Ezekiel Emanuel, MD, is one of the leading practitioners shaping the future of health care, with a long record of experience at the top levels of public policy. Trained both as an oncologist (MD, Harvard Medical School) and a political scientist (PhD, Political Philosophy, Harvard University), Dr. Emanuel offers a uniquely thoughtful perspective on the most difficult issues in health care today.
From February 2009 to January 2011, Dr. Emanuel was a special advisor for health policy to the White House Office of Management and Budget. As one of the most prominent voices advising the White House about healthcare, he had a significant impact on federal healthcare budgets and the Affordable Care Act.
Today, Dr. Emanuel holds a joint position at the Wharton School and the School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, where he chairs the Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy. He is a founding chair at the Clinical Center of the National Institutes of Health. He currently serves as Chair of the meta-council on The Future of Health Committee for the World Economic Forum. Until 1997, he was an associate professor at the Harvard Medical School.
He is author of the book Reinventing American Health Care and his articles have appeared in such medical journals as New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet and The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) as well as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic and The New Republic.