National Breast Cancer Coalition

An Advocate's Role in Reducing Barriers to Progress

Musa Mayer, MS, MFA | Advocate, National Breast Cancer Coalition

Date: May 7, 2012 | Run Time: 6:43 | Course Level: Beginner

The medical research and health care systems have not produced the kind of innovation to radically improve the public's health. What or who is creating barriers to progress? Can we trust the system and the players? Individual ethical breaches occur every day in science and medicine. Recent high profile examples suggest possible solutions. Listen to Musa Mayer, a 22 year breast cancer survivor and advocate, discuss overcoming barriers to change problems in the system.

You will learn:

  • Where advocates and the public can make fundamental changes to the health care system.
  • The important role advocates play onnational committes and national public policies to reduce major barriers to progress.

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NBCC is grateful to the WellPoint Foundation for their generous support of the Online Center for Advocacy Training.