League of Women Voters of Baltimore City Annual Meeting


Annual Meeting and Dinner

on the lovely outdoor patio in the Sculpture Garden at Gertrude's 


Guest Speaker

Leana Wen, M.D. M.Sc. FAAEM, Commissioner of Health, Baltimore City

“The Role of Public Health in Policy Making”

As Baltimore City's Commissioner of Health, Dr. Wen leads the oldest, continuously-operating health department in the U.S., with over 1000 employees. Her transformative approach to public health involves engaging hospitals and returning citizens in violence prevention and launching an ambitious opioid overdose prevention program that is training every city resident to save lives. Following the civil unrest in April 2015, she directed Baltimore’s medical access and trauma recovery efforts. 

A board-certified emergency physician, Dr. Wen received her medical training at Washington University and Brigham & Women’s and Massachusetts General Hospitals. She was a Rhodes Scholar, a Clinical Fellow at Harvard, a consultant with the World Health Organization, and a professor at George Washington University. She has been published over 100 articles including in The LancetJAMA, and Health Affairs. The author of When Doctors Don’t Listen: How to Avoid Misdiagnoses and Unnecessary Tests, Dr. Wen’s work is regularly featured on NPR, CNN, MSNBC, the New York Times, and the Washington PostHer TED talk on transparency in medicine has been viewed nearly 1.5 million times. 

5:30 PM Registration and Cash Bar

6:00 PM Dinner

7:00 PM Speaker

7:45 PM Meeting

Intermittent Raffle Drawings

Gertrude's at the Baltimore Museum of Art

10 Art Museum Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218

(Accessible for the Disabled)

Eventbrite - League of Women Voters of Baltimore City Annual Meeting 

Includes your choice of Chesapeake Crab Soup or Fresh Berry Salad; Dinner Entree choice of Crab Cake, Salmon alla Bella, Five Spice Chicken or Moroccan Chickpea Couscous (vegan/vegetarian); Dessert and Coffee / Tea Service

June 07, 2016 at 5:30pm - 9pm
Gertrude's Restaurant, Baltimore Museum of Art
10 Art Museum Dr
Baltimore, MD 21218
United States
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$40.00 USD · Purchase tickets

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