About Langfitt


Do medical residents work too many hours? Should doctors in training be allowed to sleep?

Come find out what the people in charge of medical care and regulations have to say at the Eighth Annual Thomas Langfitt Jr. Memorial Symposium on Tuesday, December 3, 5:30-7:30 at BRB Auditorium.

Resident Work Hours: Does Patient Safety Mandate Government Intervention?


Lisa Bellini, M.D.   (bio)
Vice Chair for Education and Inpatient Services, Department of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Jordan J. Cohen, M.D.   (bio)
President, Association of American Medical Colleges

David F. Dinges, Ph.D.   (bio)
Chief, Division of Sleep and Chronobiology in Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

David Grande, M.D.   (bio)
Resident, Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Past President, American Medical Student Association

Peter Lurie, MD, MPH   (bio)
Deputy Director, Public Citizen's Health Research Group


David Asch, M.D., M.B.A.   (bio)
Executive Director, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics