Houston Entrepreneurs' Forum

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Welcome

The Houston Entrepreneurs' Forum was organized in 1985 to promote entrepreneurship among its members as well as the general public. It meets for breakfast the last Tuesday of each month. It provides an excellent opportunity to listen to a successful entrepreneur share their experiences and to network with individuals interested in entrepreneurship.

Upcoming Speakers

Arthur Garson MDTuesday, February 25, 2020
Dr. Garson is Professor of Management, Policy and Community Health at the University of Texas School of Public Health. He is the author of the recently published book, "Exposing the 20 Medical Myths: Why everything you know about healthcare is wrong and how to make it right." He will discuss: 1. Developing actionable approaches for reducing the cost of healthcare for individuals, employers and governments, and 2. Improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the health care workforce. In December 2019, after 5 years he stepped down as the Director of the Health Policy Institute of the Texas Medical Center. From 2002 - 2014 Dr. Garson previously served in several executive roles at the University of Virginia. He was responsible for a $1.3 Billion academic budget. He founded the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. He also served as Vice President and Dean of the School of Medicine. Dr. Garson graduated (Phi Beta Kappa, Summa Cum Laude) from Princeton University in 1970 and received his M.D. (Alpha Omega Alpha) from Duke University in 1974. In 1992, he received a master's in public health from The University of Texas. He has been selected as a USA Opinion Contributor and a Huffington Post national health policy author; he has published in The Hill, Governing, and Texas newspapers with titles such as "We need a basic health care safety net for all." (USA Today), "Don't deny insurance to sick people. There are other ways to reduce health care costs," (USA Today), "How states can begin cutting health care costs." (Governing), "How drunk is too drunk to drive?" (Governing), "Patients need to know what a true emergency is before going to the ER." (Texas Tribune).

Membership

Membership is $40.00 a year. Membership allows you to receive monthly notices of the meetings and a discount on breakfast.

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