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The Business of Health Care: June 5, 2018

Host Arnold Rosoff JD is joined by Erynn Gordon (VP of Clinical Operations, Genome Medical), Robert Field (Professor of Law and Public Health; Lecturer in Health Care Management at Wharton, Drexel University’s Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health), and Arthur Leonard Caplan PhD (Director of the Division of Medical Ethics; former University of Pennsylvania Bioethicist, NYU Langone Medical Center) on the Tuesday, June 5, 2018 edition of The Business of Health Care.

Air Date: Tuesday, June 5, 2018 on SiriusXM 132

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Erynn Gordon, Robert Field, and Dr. Arthur Caplan

Air Time: 12:00 pm
Featuring: Erynn Gordon, Robert Field, Arthur Leonard Caplan PhD

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Erynn Gordon

VP of Clinical Operations, Genome Medical

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Ms. Gordon is a board certified genetic counselor with more than 15 years of clinical and research experience in neurology, oncology, and general genetics. She has been working in the field of personalized medicine for the past 8 years. Erynn joined the leadership team of Genome Medical in January of 2017 as the VP of Clinical Operations with the goal of making clinical genetics services more accessible. Prior to joining Genome Medical, Erynn served on the medical affairs team at 23andMe as the Director of Clinical Development. She also held roles at Invitae where she worked as a bridge between the commercial and clinical teams and at the Coriell Institute for Medical Research where she was the Director of Genetic Counseling charged with building and managing the Coriell Personalized Medicine Collaborative, a research initiative aimed at evaluating the utility of personalized medicine. Erynn has been deeply engaged in the genetic counseling community, having worked with several genetic counseling training programs throughout her career. She is a past president of the American Board of Genetic Counseling and has previously served on the Board of Directors for the National Society of Genetic Counselors. She is currently Vice Chair of the Genetic Counseling Licensure Board for the state of New Jersey. Erynn holds a master’s of science in genetic counseling from the University of Pittsburgh and a bachelor of arts in biology and psychology from Lehigh University.

Twitter – @GenomeMed
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Robert Field

Professor of Law and Public Health; Lecturer in Health Care Management at Wharton, Drexel University’s Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health

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Robert Field is a nationally recognized expert in health care regulation and its role in implementing public policy. He holds a joint appointment as professor of health management and policy at Drexel’s Dornsife School of Public Health. He is also a lecturer in health care management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a senior fellow of Penn’s Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics.

Professor Field is the author of “Mother of Invention: How the Government Created ‘Free-Market’ Health Care,” published in 2013 by Oxford University Press, which presents a historical overview of government programs in creating and maintaining the health care system and places health reform in the context of an ongoing evolutionary process. He is also the author of “Health Care Regulation in America: Complexity, Confrontation and Compromise,” a comprehensive overview of health care regulation, also published by Oxford University Press.

His recent scholarly work has focused on health reform and its effects on the structure of the health care system, ethical issues in vaccines and policy implications of genetic databases. His work has appeared in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Villanova Law Review, the Drexel Law Review, Health Affairs, Vaccine and the Journal of Clinical Oncology. He writes a blog for the Philadelphia Inquirer on health policy, entitled “The Field Clinic,” which features 14 prominent Philadelphia health care leaders as regular contributors.

Before joining the Drexel faculty, Professor Field founded and chaired the Department of Health Policy and Public Health at University of Sciences in Philadelphia, where he was also professor of health policy. Previously, he led business planning and development for the primary care network of the University of Pennsylvania Health System. He has also conducted health policy research at the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences and the Center for Law and Health Sciences at Boston University, practiced health law with the Philadelphia firm of Ballard Spahr, LLP, and directed public policy research for Cigna Corporation.

Professor Field earned his JD at the Columbia University School of Law, where he was associate editor of the Columbia Journal of Environmental Law.

Twitter – @RobertIField
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Arthur Leonard Caplan PhD

Director of the Division of Medical Ethics; former University of Pennsylvania Bioethicist, NYU Langone Medical Center

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Currently the Drs. William F and Virginia Connolly Mitty Professor and founding head of the Division of Bioethics at New York University Langone Medical Center in New York City.

He is the co-founder and Dean of Research of the NYU Sports and Society Program and the head of the ethics program in the Global Institute for Public Health at NYU.

Prior to coming to NYU he was the Sidney D. Caplan Professor of Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine in Philadelphia where he created the Center for Bioethics and the Department of Medical Ethics. Caplan has also taught at the University of Minnesota, where he founded the Center for Biomedical Ethics, the University of Pittsburgh, and Columbia University. He received his PhD from Columbia University.

Twitter – @ArthurCaplan | @NYULMC | @pophealthNYC |@nyuschoolofmed
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