Palm Beach State College’s Center for Applied Ethics will present “Ethics and the Transformation of Health Care in America” from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 23 at the Public Safety Training Center conference room on the Lake Worth campus at 4200 Congress Ave.
Keynote speaker Dr. Otis W. Brawley, chief medical and scientific officer of the American Cancer Society, will talk about the contemporary health scene, how medicine is practiced, and his prescription for policies, providers and patients.
Brawley is the author of How We Do Harm: A Doctor Breaks Rank About Being Sick in America, and he will sign copies at 10:30 a.m.
“As a courageous champion of the rational use of healthcare, Dr. Brawley provides an unflinching guided tour of the back rooms of American medicine and a personal call to action for change,” said Kim Ardila-Morgan, director for the Center of Applied Ethics.
The event is free. Advance registration is required. Register online at www.palmbeachstate.edu/CAE. For more info., call the Center for Applied Ethics at (561) 868-3545.