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Dr. Christine K. Cassel discusses gerontology

BROADCAST: Apr. 23, 1987 | DURATION: 00:57:32

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The chair of General Internal Medicine at the University of Chicago, Dr. Christine K. Cassel, discusses gerontology and the problems the field currently faces, such as patient access to, and knowledge of, healthcare. Dr. Cassel is a strong advocate for giving agency back to the patient, primarily by allowing the patient to become knowledgeable of their own health in order to promote successful aging and self-sufficiency when confronted with health concerns. Studs plays “Hello In There” - John Prine (1971).