Jepson School dean to deliver keynote address on effective and ethical leadership in healthcare at global health symposium

September 12, 2012

Sandra J. Peart, dean of University of Richmond’s Jepson School of Leadership Studies, will deliver the keynote address on global healthcare and leadership at the Pediatrics at Williamsburg Continuing Medical Education (CME) Conference.

Sponsored by Eastern Virginia Medical School and Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters, the Sept. 14-16 symposium is targeted to healthcare professionals and students from medical schools across the state.

Peart will discuss effective and ethical leadership in global healthcare from an economic perspective, examining moral obligation to those who have limited resources and options and how to ensure that others have access to basic care.

A national leader in her field, Peart has special expertise in the history of economic thought and political economy, especially in the context of ethical leadership. She has authored or edited six books which include “The Street Porter and the Philosopher: Essays on Egalitarian Economics” and “The ‘Vanity of the Philosopher’: From Equality to Hierarchy in Post-Classical Economics,” named a Top 10 Outstanding Academic Title by Choice.