Mark D. Smith, president and chief executive officer of the California HealthCare Foundation, will discuss medicine’s growing complexity and capabilities at the UC Davis School of Medicine 2013 Dean’s Lecture at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3.
Smith’s talk, open to the public, will take place in the Matsui Lecture Hall inside the Education Building at 4610 X St., in Sacramento, according to a news release.
Smith has led the California HealthCare Foundation since its founding, in 1996. Headquartered in Oakland, its mission is to support ideas and innovations that improve quality, increase efficiency and lower the costs of care.
A board-certified internist, he is also a faculty member at UC San Francisco and an attending physician at the Positive Health Program for AIDS care at San Francisco General Hospital.