Creating/Covering Science – Sep 5

The married team of Katie Hafner and Robert Wachter understand both crucial sides of science: creativity and communication. Wonderfest joins the Commonwealth Club for a doubly-fascinating interview that explores the talents of both team members. Katie Hafner will discuss her groundbreaking books and her popular Lost Women of Science podcast; Dr. Robert Wachter will discuss his work in guiding the digital transformation of healthcare and in coping with the COVID crisis. [Note that this program takes place both in person and online; discounted tickets for either form of experience must be reserved via the Commonwealth Club website presented below.]

Journalist Katie Hafner is Host and Co-Executive Producer of Lost Women of Science, and author of Mother Daughter Me and The Boys. Physician Robert Wachter, Professor and Chair of Medicine at UC San Francisco, is author of Understanding Patient Safety and The Digital Doctor. They will be in conversation with the Commonwealth Club's George Hammond.

WHAT: Creating and Covering Science
WHO: Katie Hafner, Journalist & Author / Robert Wachter, UCSF Chair of Medicine
WHERE: The Commonwealth Club, 110 The Embarcadero, SF, CA 94105 & ONLINE
WHEN: 2023-09-05 — 5pm PDT, Tuesday, Sep 5 (1 hour)

Visit the Commonwealth Club event website (below) for info about the two types of ticketsin-person and online. During the final steps of ticket acquisition, use discount code WonderfestPromo for $10 off. (That price reduction renders the online ticket entirely FREE.)