Dr. G. Richard Olds, the founding dean of UC Riverside’s School of Medicine, will take part in a panel discussion today on health care in the United States, the United Kingdom and China.
There is no charge to attend the event, which will get under way at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Riverside Medical Clinic, 7117 Brockton Ave.
Olds will talk about designing a medical school for inland Southern California, according to UCR.
Joining Olds on the panel will be:
– Dr. H.S. Dhillon, chair of the surgery department at the Riverside Medical Clinic, who will discuss the United Kingdom National Health Service of 25 years ago;
– Pawanjit Hare, a medical student at the University of Leeds, who will talk about the United Kingdom National Health Service of today;
– Charles Sands, dean of the College of Allied Health at California Baptist University in Riverside, who will discuss allied health and its effect on the quality of health care in the Inland Empire;
– Dr. Albert Ma, vice chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at Riverside County Regional Medical Center, who will talk about health care reform in China; and
– Dr. Steven Larson, chief executive officer and medical director at Riverside Medical Clinic, who will discuss the “future and now” of health care in the Inland Empire.