MillerComm Lecture Series

Practicing Medicine for Fun, Not Funds

Wednesday, February 1st, 1989
Patch Adams, MD

180 Bevier Hall
905 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana

Event Description

For 15 years, Dr. Patch Adams has directed a medical facility that has charged no money, carried no malpractice insurance, accepted no 3rd party insurance, and given him the ability to live with his patients in a large group home / country farm setting. Adams will talk about how the Gesundheit Institute is structured and how its philosophy is actuated in the delivery of health care.


In conjunction with: College of Applied Life Studies, Department of Health and Safety Studies, Campus Honors Program, Career Development and Placement Center, Counseling Center, Health Professions Information Office, Unit One, George A. Miller Committee

Patch Adams, MD

Founder and Director of Gesundheit Institute