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R!C!A! Film Screening: Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare

It’s not surprising that healthcare tops many Americans’ concerns and is at the center of a political firestorm in our nation’s Capitol. But the current battle over cost and access does not ultimately address the root of the problem: we have a disease-care system, not a healthcare system. Escape Fire examines the powerful forces maintaining the status quo, a medical industry designed for quick fixes rather than prevention, for profit-driven care rather than patient-driven care. After decades of resistance, a movement to bring innovative high-touch, low-cost methods of prevention and healing into our high-tech, costly system is finally gaining ground.  A panel will follow the screening.

 
 
 
 
 
 

 Panelists include:

KatieKatie Galbraith, President, Duke Regional Hospital
Katie Galbraith was appointed president of Duke Regional Hospital in May 2014. Prior to joining Duke Regional Hospital, Galbraith was the public relations manager for Duke Children’s Hospital and Health Center. She has also worked in media relations for the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation in Williamsburg, Va.; as a reporter and freelance writer for; and as a studio guide for Universal Studios Florida. Galbraith graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and an MBA degree from Elon University.

 

Untitled-22Dennis Clements, Professor of Pediatrics, Community and Family Medicine, and Global Health; Senior Advisor to the Duke Global Health Institute and Director of Medical School Programs
Dr. Clements is a professor in the Departments of Pediatrics, Community and Family Medicine, Nursing and Medicine at Duke University Medical Center. He is also an adjunct Professor of Epidemiology at the University of North Carolina School of Public Health in Chapel Hill, NC. Dr. Clements received his M.D. from the University of Rochester in New York and completed his pediatric residency at Duke University, North Carolina. From 1976-8 Dr. Clements was a flight Surgeon in the USAF and is still a certified flight instructor. After eight years in private pediatric practice in Durham, NC in 1986, Dr. Clements returned to Duke University as a Pediatric Infectious Disease fellow.

AndrewAndrew Hannapel, Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine at UNC-Chapel Hill
Andrew Hannapel is a clinician-educator and an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine in the Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine. Currently, Dr. Hannapel is the Director of the Hospitalist Service and Director of Resident Medical Education at Chatham Hospital, Siler City, North Carolina. He practices hospital and emergency medicine at Chatham Hospital and is an Attending Physician on Labor and Delivery at UNC Maternal and Children’s Hospital on UNC Family Medicine’s Maternal and Child Service.

 

 

Presented by the Duke Human Rights Center@FHI, the Human Rights Archive, and the Archive of Documentary Arts and Screen/Society. 

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Date:
March 19, 2015
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Smith Warehouse, FHI Garage, Bay 4
114 S Buchanan Blvd
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Website:
http://fhi.duke.edu