Posts tagged "The Quest for Health Reform"

Webcast explores health reform through cartoons

Humor, ridicule, exaggeration, mockery. Those are the tools of the editorial cartoonist for expressing opinions, according to Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Clay Bennett. And perhaps nowhere has the satirical ground been more fertile over the last century than the fields of health reform.

Live webcast today to feature satirical look at health reform

Efforts to reform our nation’s health system cover nearly a century, spanning world wars, political crises and economic tumult. In a live webcast today at 6 p.m. EST, health experts and a Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist will look at the history of health reform through the eyes of political cartoons.

APHA book signing highlights health reform saga

On Friday, APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, signed copies of “The Quest for Health Reform: A Satirical History,” an historical account of the U.S. health system illustrated by more than 100 years of political cartoons, in Washington, D.C.

New book chronicles history of health reform humor: Q&A with Georges Benjamin and Ted Brown

APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin and University of Rochester Professor Ted Brown are both public health luminaries. They are also both fans of political cartoons for more than a cheap laugh.