Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal in Conversation with Dr. Richard Besser “Healing A Sick Healthcare System”
Book Launch for An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back
Editor-in-Chief of Kaiser Health News and Award-winning former New York Times reporter Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal launches her new book An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back. She reveals the dangerous, expensive, and dysfunctional American healthcare system, and tells us exactly what we can do to solve its myriad problems. She will be in conversation about current American healthcare realities with Dr. Richard Besser, President and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and formerly ABC News’ Chief Health and Medical editor, and the acting director of the American Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC.) Dr. Besser is also the author of Tell Me The Truth Doctor: Easy To Understand Answers to your most Confusing and Critical Health Questions.
Following the discussion, the authors will sign their books which will be available for purchase from Watchung Booksellers.
This conversation was funded in part by a sponsorship from Partners for Health Foundation. The event is free but reservations are recommended. Stand-by seats
first come, first served. Register HERE or call 973-744-0500 ext 2235.
2017 Series generously sponsored by Susan and Thomas Dunn and The Montclair Foundation.
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Open Book/Open Mind Series: Cuba, Past and Present
Date: Thursday, 03/23/2017
Time: 7:00 pm –8:30 pm
Location: Main Library Auditorium
Join us for the next Open Book / Open Mind conversation “Cuba, Past and Present” between Mark Kurlansky, author of the much anticipated new book Havana: A Subtropical Delirium and Alexis Romay, Cuban-born author of Emergency Exits and The Cuban Opening. Mark is a James Beard award winner and best-selling author of 30 books like Cod: A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World, Salt and Paper and will discuss his research of the mysterious and rich five-century cultural history of Cuba and his deep fascination with the island since he first visited as a journalist in the 1980s.
After the discussion, the authors will take questions from the audience and sign copies of their books available for sale by Watchung Booksellers.
On-line registration HERE is suggested or please call (973) 744-0500 x2235. Some tickets may be available on a first come, first served basis the day of the event.…