The Life and Legacy of Dr. Paul Farmer: In conversation with U-M colleagues who knew him well
School of Nursing, Rm. 2250 and online
School of Nursing, Rm. 2250 and online

Physician. Advocate. Humanitarian. Dr. Paul Farmer, co-founder of Partners in Health, was these things and more. Join friends from across the institution for a special event examining Dr. Farmer’s life, legacy, and impact on health disparities around the world. Led by U-M colleagues who knew, worked with and learned from Dr. Farmer, our discussion will be interspersed with clips of the documentary Bending the Arc, which details the history of Partners in Health from its founding in Haiti through its later work in Peru and Rwanda. Panelists will discuss how they came to know Dr. Farmer, lessons learned from him, and his outsized influence on the work in their fields.

Featuring: John Ayanian, MD, MPP Professor of Internal Medicine and Health Management and Policy Director, Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation College classmate, medical school contemporary and lifelong friend of Dr. Farmer Michele Heisler, MD, MPP Professor of Internal Medicine Health Behavior and Health Education Medical Director, Physicians for Human Rights Former Student and mentee of Dr. Farmer V Koski-Karrell, MPH MD/PhD Anthropology Candidate, U-M Medical School Former Partners in Health Research Assistant and mentee of Dr. Farmer School of Nursing Clinical Instructor Megan Eagle, MSN, MPH, FNP-BC, will moderate.

U-M School of Public Health, U-M School of Nursing, U-M Center for Global Health Equity, U-M Taubman Health Sciences Library

The Life and Legacy of Dr. Paul Farmer: In conversation with U-M colleagues who knew him well

icon to add this event to your google calendarOctober 27, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
School of Nursing, Rm. 2250 and online
This event is both online and in person
Sponsored by: U-M School of Public Health, U-M School of Nursing, U-M Center for Global Health Equity, U-M Taubman Health Sciences Library
Contact Information: ghfilmseries@umich.edu

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Physician. Advocate. Humanitarian. Dr. Paul Farmer, co-founder of Partners in Health, was these things and more. Join friends from across the institution for a special event examining Dr. Farmer’s life, legacy, and impact on health disparities around the world. Led by U-M colleagues who knew, worked with and learned from Dr. Farmer, our discussion will be interspersed with clips of the documentary Bending the Arc, which details the history of Partners in Health from its founding in Haiti through its later work in Peru and Rwanda. Panelists will discuss how they came to know Dr. Farmer, lessons learned from him, and his outsized influence on the work in their fields.

Featuring: John Ayanian, MD, MPP Professor of Internal Medicine and Health Management and Policy Director, Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation College classmate, medical school contemporary and lifelong friend of Dr. Farmer Michele Heisler, MD, MPP Professor of Internal Medicine Health Behavior and Health Education Medical Director, Physicians for Human Rights Former Student and mentee of Dr. Farmer V Koski-Karrell, MPH MD/PhD Anthropology Candidate, U-M Medical School Former Partners in Health Research Assistant and mentee of Dr. Farmer School of Nursing Clinical Instructor Megan Eagle, MSN, MPH, FNP-BC, will moderate.

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