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August 2011

Inaugural Lecture of The Lundberg Institute Lectureship

August 31, 2011 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Inaugural lecture of The Lundberg Institute Lectureship will be given by Elliott S Fisher, MD, MPH at the Commonwealth Club of San Francisco at 600 PM on Tuesday, October 25, 2011. The topic will be: Achieving A Sustainable Health Care System: What Might We Do? Dr Fisher  received his BA and MD from Harvard and his MPH from U Washington. He is Professor of Medicine and Community and Family Medicine at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice.…

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September 2012

Second Annual Lundberg Institute Lecture

September 12, 2012 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Announcing The Second Annual Lundberg Institute Lecture: “A Bright Future for Health Care: Is It Possible?” on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 6:00 PM PST. Speaker: Donald Berwick, MD, Former President and CEO, Institute for Healthcare Improvement; Former Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Speaker Details: The second annual Lundberg Institute Lecture welcomes Dr. Berwick, who studies the management of health care systems with emphasis on using scientific methods and evidence-based medicine and comparative effectiveness research to improve the…

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November 2013

Third Annual Lundberg Institute Lecture

November 14, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
peter lee

Announcing the 2013 Lundberg Institute Lecture: “Covered California” on Thursday, November 14 at 6:00 PM PST. Speaker: Peter V Lee JD, the Executive Director of “Covered California” Speaker Details: Covered California – Affordable, High Quality Health Care Is On Its Way! Covered California is bringing affordable, high quality health insurance to 5.3 million Californians. Executive Director Peter V. Lee shares an overview of how Covered California will provide statewide outreach and education, smooth enrollment via online and in-persons pathways, and…

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October 2014

Fourth Annual Lundberg Institute Lecture

October 22, 2014 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Announcing the 2014 Lundberg Institute Lecture: “The Checklist Manifesto and Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End” on Wednesday, October 22 at 12:30 PM PST. Speaker: Atul Gawande MD, Professor of Surgery at the Harvard Medical School and at the Harvard School of Public Health. Location: CMWC at 575 Market St in San Francisco. Tickets are available at www.commonwealthclub.org . Advance purchase is strongly recommended.

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November 2015

Fifth Annual Lundberg Institute Lecture

November 10, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Commonwealth Club, 555 Post St
San Francisco, CA United States
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5th Annual Lundberg Institute Lecture

Patient Safety: Get the Diagnosis Right The fifth annual Lundberg Institute Lecture welcomes three panelists from the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine. Modern medical science accepts the obvious fact that no one can know absolute medical truth. It is understood that diagnoses act as shortcuts intended to quickly convey a common understanding of what certain symptoms imply about a body's state of health. But it is also clear that errors in diagnoses can be…

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November 2016

Sixth Annual Lundberg Institute Lecture

November 7, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Commonwealth Club, 555 Post St
San Francisco, CA United States
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Dr. Leana Wen

"Public Health and Physician Activism: Lessons from Baltimore" The sixth annual Lundberg Institute Lecture welcomes Leana Wen, MD, Commissioner of Health for Baltimore City, as the 6th annual Lundberg Lecturer. Speaker Educated at Cal State, LA (Summa Cum Laude at age 18) Wash U, Merton College, Oxford, and Harvard MS, Dr. Wen is an Emergency Physician, a noted book author, and a featured TED MED speaker.  Moderator George Lundberg, MD, Professor, Pathology, Health Research Policy, Stanford University; Editor-at-Large, Medscape; Founder of The…

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