Monday, April 15, 2013

BRS Debate on MOC

The Benjamin Rush Society has announced its next debate on health policy, scheduled April 20th in Philadelphia on maintenance of certification (MOC).

Here's the text of their announcement:
“Maintenance of Certification requirements fail to improve the quality of medical care while placing unnecessary burdens on physicians.”

Paul Kempen, MD, PhD (Cleveland, OH) Anesthesiologist; alternate delegate, Ohio State Medical Association; Board member, Academy of Medicine of Cleveland and Northern Ohio
Andrew Schlafly, Esq. (Far Hills, NJ)
Attorney at Law; General Council, AAPS 

Martin Levine, DO, MPH (Bayonne, NJ)
Family Practice
Former president, American Osteopathic Association 


MODERATOR: Dr. Stanley Goldfarb, MD, Assoc. Dean, Perelman School of Medicine 

Saturday, April 20, 2013, 6:00 p.m.
Pre-Debate Reception at 5:30 p.m.
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Smilow Center for Translational Research - Arthur H Rubenstein Auditorium

3400 Civic Center Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19104

Parking is available at Penn Tower Garage 1 Convention Boulevard
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Event is Free but seating is limited. Please reserve your seat at
For more information or to volunteer, contact Perry Evangelista, at
Beth Haynes, MD
Executive Director, Benjamin Rush Society