International Lecture Series

Health Care Systems in U.S. and Developed Countries: an Interesting Comparison

David Sklar

Dr. David Sklar, M.D., University of New Mexico
October 5, 2014 (Sun) 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
UNM Continuing Education Auditorium

What can we learn from other countries to improve the health care provided in the U.S? Dr. Sklar’s talk will examine promising models currently under development in the US. We will consider access to health care, cost of health care and quality of health care and how these three important factors affect each other. We will then consider possible delivery system changes that could help to align cost, quality and access for a better future health care system.   +Read More

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Fall 2014 Lecture Series

Global Trends in Health and Health Care

This lecture series will address the newest health and health-care challenges and how they are being handled in various countries, including the US. The continuing debates about “Obamacare” and the future of health reform make this topic highly relevant to all Americans and especially to New Mexico which has a significant number of uninsured.

All lectures will be held at UNM Continuing Education from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

10/5 (Sun) – Health Care Systems in U.S. and Developed Countries by Dr. David Sklar
11/2 (Sun) – Changes in Health Care: How did a Private Practice in New Mexico Become a National Leader? by Dr. Barbara McAneny