15 Stephens Lectures Celebrated at 16th National Conference 18 years ago Bill Burnett 2 minutes Last Updated on April 16, 2022 by Lee Burnett, DO, FAAFPThe first fifteen G. Gayle Stephens Lectures were celebrated in a ceremony conducted Monday, April 11, 2005 at the Sixteenth National Conference on Primary Health Care Access in San Diego.Three Stephens Lecturers, Doctors Ronald Goldschmidt (1995), John Geyman (2002) and Patrick T. Dowling (2005) alternated reading excerpts from each of the fifteen lectures held to date. Dr Stephens made comments after each excerpt was read. For the text of the lecture, see: The First G. Gayle Stephens Lecture by G. Gayle Stephens, MD. Second G. Gayle Stephens Lecture For the text of the lecture, see: The Second G. Gayle Stephens Lecture by Charles E. Odegaard, Ph.D.Third G. Gayle Stephens LectureFor the text of the lecture, see: The Third G. Gayle Stephens Lecture by Joseph E. Scherger, MD, MPH.Fourth G. Gayle Stephens LectureFor the text of the lecture, see: The Fourth G. Gayle Stephens Lecture, by Alfred O. Berg, MD, MPH.Fifth G. Gayle Stephens Lecture Sixth G. Gayle Stephens LectureFor the text of the lecture, see: The Sixth G. Gayle Stephens Lecture by F. Marian Bishop, Ph.D., MSPH. Seventh G. Gayle Stephens LectureEighth G. Gayle Stephens Lecture Ninth G. Gayle Stephens LectureFor the text of the Lecture, see: The Ninth G. Gayle Stephens Lecture by Surgeon General David Satcher, MD, Ph.D.Tenth G. Gayle Stephens LectureEleventh G. Gayle Stephens LectureTwelfth G. Gayle Stephens LectureThirteenth G. Gayle Stephens LectureFourteenth G. Gayle Stephens LectureFifteenth G. Gayle Stephens LectureNo country in the world has succeeded in delivering universal healthcare through the market. Markets by definition create winners and losers. Since medicine is a unique social good, it is unjust to have losers. In the second battle of Armageddon — that for universal access/coverage/care for all –family-centered primary care will have a central role to insure distributive social justice.Patrick T. Dowling, MD, MPH San Diego, California, 2005 people found this article helpful. What about you?