Dr. Arthur L. Caplan, a nationally acclaimed bioethicist, will speak on “Health care rationing is coming – what to do about it” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, 8855 Germantown Ave.
The event is sponsored by the Chestnut Hill Center for Enrichment (CHCE).
Dr. Caplan is the Sidney D. Caplan Professor of Bioethics and Emmanuel and Robert Hart Director of the Center for Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania.
The recipient of many distinguished awards and honors, including the Franklin Award from the City of Philadelphia, he holds seven honorary degrees from colleges and medical schools. In 2008, Discover Magazine named Dr. Caplan one of the ten most influential people in science.
This event is a part of the CHCE Evenings of Enrichment series, presenting talks by outstanding individuals in the arts and sciences. Previous speakers have included WHYY radio host Marty Moss-Coane, business leader Sam Katz and journalist/blogger Jeff Jarvis.
For more than 33 years, CHCE has provided a wide variety of cultural, social and recreational programs for active adults over 50. Proceeds from the evening with Dr. Caplan will benefit the center’s programming.
Event tickets are $10 with reservations, $15 at door. Reservations are highly recommended as seating is limited. Phone or email : 215-248-0180 or firstname.lastname@example.org