U.S. Surgeon General to Speak at Yale

U.S. Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher will speak at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 24 in the Yale School of Medicine Medical Historical Library, Sterling Hall of Medicine, 333 Cedar St.

Prior to his talk, which is free and open to the public, Satcher will be available to media members from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Sterling Hall of Medicine’s Beaumont Room.

Satcher will address the 51st annual meeting of the Associates of the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library. His keynote lecture, “Toward a Balanced Community Health System: Opportunities and Challenges,” will be tele-conferenced nationally to key medical Centers of Excellence. The lecture is sponsored by the Library’s board of trustees, which is chaired by Dr. Martin E. Gordon, clinical professor of medicine.

As assistant secretary for health and human services, Satcher serves as the senior adviser on issues that involve the U.S. Public Health Service. Prior to his appointment in February 1998, Satcher was director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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