Friday, 19 June 2015
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

TALK: Cuba May 2015 – Cultivating Compassion: Lessons to Learn

Olympia’s John O’Brien will report on this life-changing experience in Cuba in May of this year and discuss how the Cuban medical system and the people involved have managed to cultivate a healthcare system which is clearly based on compassion and not dollars.

From May 3 to 10, 2015, John participated in a formal educational trip through called TedMed Insiders, along with more than twenty other medical professionals. John is a Physician Assistant at the University of Washington’s Department of Family Medicine. Info:


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