Who are patient and health care advocates, and what do they do?
Annual Shine Lecture: ‘Making the Case for Patient and Health Care Advocates’
Join us for an enlightening exploration with Heidi B. Kummer, MD, MPH, BCPA, in the annual Cathy Shine Lecture hosted by Boston University School of Public Health’s Center for Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights.
This prestigious event pays tribute to Cathy Shine’s unwavering commitment to the rights of those requiring care. For this year’s lecture, we had the honor of hosting Dr. Kummer, an esteemed authority in the field. As the founder of the independent practice 3C Patient Advocacy and the serving President of the Patient Advocate Certification Board since 2021, Dr. Kummer brought her extensive expertise and unique insights to the event.
Dive into the video of this comprehensive lecture to learn about the evolution and importance of patient advocacy in today’s health care landscape.
Heidi B. Kummer, MD, MPH, BCPA
President, Patient Advocate Certification Board
George J. Annas
William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor, Boston University; Director of the Center for Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights, Boston University School of Public Health.