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Young Professionals Event: International Healthcare

  • 25 Apr 2013
  • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Rocky Mountain PBS

Sick Around the World: Film and Discussion with T.R. Reid


Join the WorldDenver Young Professionals for T.R. Reid’s PBS Frontline film on comparative international healthcare followed by a talk and discussion with T.R. Reid on the future of American healthcare.


PBS FRONTLINE made the documentary Sick Around the World following T.R. Reid to find out how five other capitalist democracies - the United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, Taiwan and Switzerland - deliver health care, and what the United States might learn from their successes and their failures.



Members: $5  Non-members: $10


Event schedule:

6:00 – 6:30: Appetizers, drinks and socializing

6:30 – 7:30: Viewing of Sick Around the World

7:40 – 8:00: A brief lecture from T.R. Reid

8:00 – 8:20: Q&A with T.R. Reid

8:30: Program ends


T.R. Reid is a reporter, documentary film correspondent, and author. He is also a frequent guest on National Public Radio(NPR)'s Morning Edition, He reports for The Washington Post and has a syndicated weekly column. At The Washington Post, he covered Congress and four presidential campaigns. He served as the paper's bureau chief in Tokyo and London.


T. R. Reid has written nine books in English and three in Japanese, and translated one book from the Japanese. His 2009 book "The Healing of America" became a national best-seller, and launched Reid into a national role describing ways to provide health coverage for every American. PBS Frontline made two documentaries, "Sick Around the World" and "India--A Second Opinion" following Reid as he did the reporting for that book. In 2011, Reid was a co-author of the book "Reimagining Japan," which looks at Japan's prospects for recovery following the triple disaster of March, 2011.


T. R. Reid has made documentary films for National Geographic Television, PBS, and the A&E Network. His latest film, "U.S. Health Care: The Good News" premiered on the national PBS network in 2012, and is still being broadcast by local PBS affiliates fairly often. Reid is a member of the board of the Health Research and Education Trust, the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, and other community and educational institutions. He is Kai-cho, or President, of the Japan-America Society of Colorado.


For more information about T.R. Reid, click here.


T.R. Reid in the Media (Click on links below)


Healthcare Finance News

The New York Times

The Washington Post





T.R. Reid Publications

•The Healing of America (2010)

•Confucious Lives Next Door (2000)

•The Chip: How Two Americans Invernted Microchip and Launched a Revolution (2001)

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