On April 7, 2017, the Center for the History of Medicine, with co-sponsorship from the U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation and support from the U-M School of Public Health, the Michigan Medicine Division of Infectious Disease, and the U-M Office of the Bicentennial, held a conference on pandemics featuring a slate of nationally recognized leaders in public health and infectious diseases, including Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Sanjay Gupta of CNN, and Dr. Paul Farmer of Harvard Medical School and Partners in Health.
Below are the recordings of the conference segments for those who were unable to attend or watch the livestream.
Part 1: Introduction, and Dr. Anthony Fauci on “Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases: From AIDS to Zika.”
Part 2: Panel discussion on the federal, state, local, and media roles and responses to pandemics and public health, moderated by Dr. Sanjay Gupta.
Part 3: Dr. Paul Farmer on “Ebola and the Inversion of the Social Contract.”