KEYNOTE SPEAKER: PEDRO J. GREER, JR, MD
Pedro J. Greer Jr., MD spearheaded a nationally and internationally recognized, interprofessional medical education program, Green Family Foundation Neighborhood Health Education Learning Program (NeighborhoodHELP™), which prepares future physicians to assess and address the social determinants that impact health outcomes.
Better known as “Joe,” Dr. Greer established Camillus Health Concern and Saint John Bosco health care centers for underserved populations in Miami, Florida. He has published over 25 articles and book chapters on topics from hepatic and digestive disorders to policy, poverty, health, and medical education in the United States. Dr. Greer wrote Waking Up in America, an autobiographical account about his experiences, from providing care to homeless persons under bridges to advising U.S. Presidents George Bush Sr. and Bill Clinton.
Dr. Greer serves in various capacities for national, state, and local organizations, including Trustee at the RAND Corporation and current Chair of the Pardee RAND Graduate School Board of Governors. Dr. Greer is also on the boards of American Funds and Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Greer is a fellow in the American College of Physicians and the American College of Gastroenterology, and has practiced medicine in Miami, Florida since 1991.
Ben has authored more than 80 pieces that drive the mental health and health policy discourse, including works for Health Affairs, Journal of American Board of Family Medicine, American Psychologist and Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings. He has been interviewed by and/or featured in publications such as AAFP News, National Public Radio and The New York Times.
AGENDA AT A GLANCE
Below are some of the talks that took place at PCI 2020 –view the entire 2020 agenda.