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Anacortes Senior College

The Covid Classroom: What have we learned from the worst pandemic in 100 years?

with Aaron Katz


The U.S. health system has been described as “broken” and “the best in the world.” How well has it responded to the Covid crisis, and what can we learn from this experience? In this three-session course, we will discuss the structure of the U.S. health system and how it operates, and explore – together – its strengths and weaknesses as revealed by the pandemic.

Instructor: Aaron Katz

Aaron Katz is Principal Lecturer Emeritus at the University of Washington School of Public Health where he taught graduate level courses in health policy and conducted health policy projects and research on a wide variety of issues. During his 32 years at UW, Aaron held numerous academic leadership positions and has received many awards, including the American Public Health Association’s Award for Excellence in 2006 and the Outstanding Teaching Award from the UW School of Public Health in 2004. Aaron and his artist wife, Kate Dougherty, moved to Anacortes in April 2019 after living in Seattle for more than 40 years. They enjoy hiking, biking, pickleball, eating in the area’s great restaurants, listening to music, dancing, and traveling.

  • Oct 10 - 24th, 2023
    Tue for 3 weeks from 4:00 - 6:00 pm

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