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2014 Virginia Festival of the Book: Otis Brawley, "How We Do Harm: A Doctor Breaks Ranks About Being Sick in America"

Otis Brawley

About the Program

Dr. Otis Brawley, chief medical and scientific officer & executive VP at the American Cancer Society, talks about how medicine is practiced in the U.S. today.  Dr. Brawley argues that the rich are overtreated, the poor are undertreated, and doctors, insurance companies, and big pharma make money by taking advantage of both groups.  This event is part of the 2014 Virginia Festival of the Book, held annually in Charlottesville, Virginia.    

About the Authors

Otis Brawley

Dr. Otis Brawley is the chief medical and scientific officer and executive vice president at the American Cancer Society.  He is also a professor of hematology, oncology, medicine and epidemiology at Emory University and a medical consultant for CNN.  

 


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2014 Virginia Festival of the Book: Otis Brawley, "How We Do Harm: A Doctor Breaks Ranks About Being Sick in America"

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  • Sunday, May 4th at 2:05am (ET)
  • Saturday, May 3rd at 3:35pm (ET)
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