Leana Wen, MD

Date: Monday, March 24, 2014
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Phone: (517) 432-2000
Venue: Wharton Center
Address: MSU Campus
Co-author of the new book, When Doctors Don't Listen: How to Avoid Misdiagnoses and Unnecessary Tests, Dr. Leana Wen is an emergency room physician and patient advocate. She is also a clinical fellow at Harvard Medical School and a Rhodes Scholar. Inspired by her own childhood illness and then her mother's long battle with cancer, Dr. Wen is passionate about guiding patients to advocate for better care. A college graduate at the age of 18, Dr. Wen has been a fellow and consultant to the World Health Organization, the Brookings Institution, Eurasia Group and China Medical Board. She has had a fascinating and illustrious career to date, and has been featured in TIME, Newsweek, The Washington Post and The New York Times for her advocacy and research.