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ELISABETH ROSENTHAL: “Changing Healthcare through Patient Stories”
June 1, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
“Changing Healthcare through Patient Stories”
A talk by NY Times correspondent Elisabeth Rosenthal
Elisabeth L. Rosenthal, a New York Times correspondent who trained as a medical doctor, is the author of Paying Till it Hurts, an award-winning 2 year-long series on health care costs and pricing. She is currently completing a book about the commercialization of American medicine, to be published by Penguin Random House early in 2017. During 20 years as a reporter/correspondent for the New York Times, she has covered a wide variety of beats – from health care to international environment to general assignment reporting for 6 years in China. She is a frequent contributor to the New York Times’ Sunday Review section.
Ms. Rosenthal’s journalism awards include the Victor Cohn Prize for medical reporting, the Association of Health Care Journalists’ beat reporting prize, the Online New Association’s award for Feature reporting and the Asia Society’s Osborn Elliott prize. She has been a Poynter Fellowat Yale and a Ferris Visiting Professor at Princeton.
Born in New York City, Ms. Rosenthal received a B.S. degree in biology from Stanford University and an M.A. degree in English literature from Cambridge University. She holds an M.D. degree from Harvard Medical School. She trained and worked at Weill-Cornell Medical Center in the Emergency Department before becoming a full-time journalist.