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March 18, 2024

Expanding the Reach of Health Care Education: A Conversation with Dr. Edward Healton Blog Post

by Naomi Greenberg (C'24)

Ever since he was a young child in a suburb of Sacramento, California, Dr. Edward Healton, who now serves as the executive vice president for health sciences and executive dean of the Georgetown University School of Medicine, knew he wanted to be a doctor. But the image he had in mind was far from the vision he has now of what it means to work in health care. In our Conversations in Health: Global to Local class on March 12, 2024, the esteemed health expert shared his experience as a doctor, health care leader, and educator, explaining how the field of medicine has changed across his career.