CORRAL: Colloquium on Research Results Advancing Leadership

Date: 

Thursday, April 18, 2019, 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Darman Room (Taubman 135), Harvard Kennedy School

The CORRAL speaker series provides an opportunity for scholars to share and learn about cutting edge research related to the topic of leadership, broadly defined.

You are invited to attend CORRAL on Thursday, April 18, 2019 with guest speaker Peter Ubel, Madge and Dennis T. McLawhorn University Professor of Business, Public Policy and Medicine at Duke University.

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"Sick to Debt: How Smarter Markets Lead to Better Medical Care"

Peter A. Ubel M.D. is the Madge and Dennis T. McLawhorn University Professor of Business, Public Policy and Medicine at Duke University. A physician and a behavioral scientist, he uses the tools of decision psychology and behavioral economics to explore topics like informed consent, shared decision making and health care cost containment.  

He has authored over 250 academic publications, the majority of which involve empirical explorations of decision psychology as it pertains to health care. He has written for the New York Timesthe Los Angeles Timesthe Atlanticthe New Yorker, and is a regular contributor at Forbes. His books include Pricing Life (MIT Press 2000), Free Market Madness (Harvard Business Press, 2009) and Critical Decisions (HarperCollins, 2012). His newest book, Sick to Debt, is scheduled for release in 2019 (Yale University Press).

You can find his blogs and other information at http://www.peterubel.com/.