Ezekiel Emanuel Leadership Visit

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Date & Time Feb 07 - 08 2022 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Location Robertson Hall
Topics Health
Ezekiel Emanuel
Audience Restricted to SPIA

Our Leadership Through Mentorship Program hosts influential policy leaders, practitioners, and advocates for visits at the School. They attend classes, have meals with students, and conduct office hours. Occasionally, these guests give lectures open to the public.

Ezekiel J. EmanuelEzekiel Emanuel is the Vice Provost for Global Initiatives, the Diane v.S. Levy and Robert M. Levy University Professor, and co-director of the Healthcare Transformation Institute at the University of Pennsylvania. From January 2009 to January 2011, Dr. Emanuel served as a special adviser on Health Policy to the director of the Office of Management and Budget and National Economic Council. Prior to that, he was the founding chair of the Department of Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health from 1997 to August of 2011.

Dr. Emanuel received his Doctor of Medicine from Harvard Medical School and his Ph.D. in political philosophy from Harvard University. Dr. Emanuel served on President Clinton’s Health Care Task Force, the National Bioethics Advisory Commission, and on the bioethics panel of the Pan-American Health Organization.

He has published over 300 articles mainly on health care reform, research ethics, and end of life care in many medical journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet, and JAMA. He has also authored or edited 15 books. His new book, "Which Country Has the World’s Best Health Care?", was published in June 2020. Dr. Emanuel is the most widely cited bioethicist in history.


For more information, contact Lauren Mosko, Interim Public Affairs Manager.

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Leadership Through Mentorship

At SPIA, our students regularly engage with high-level policy leaders and practitioners.