Find out how the future of health care can be navigated with value-based leadership at AOA spring lecture

Carol BradfordThe Case Western Reserve University Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society chapter will hold its spring lecture Wednesday, April 27, from 4 to 5 p.m. in Robbins Building, Room E401.

Carol Bradford, chair of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Michigan Medical School, will present “A Vision of Value-Based Leadership to Navigate the Future of Healthcare.”

Bradford, also the Charles J. Krause, M.D., Collegiate Professor of Otolaryngology at the University of Michigan, is an internationally recognized leader in the treatment of head and neck cancer.

She specializes in head and neck cancer surgery and reconstruction, as well as cutaneous oncology and sentinel lymph node biopsy. Her research focuses on identifying and evaluating biomarkers that can predict outcomes in head and neck cancer patients, and developing therapies to combat certain types of head and neck cancer that are resistant to traditional forms of treatment.

She was elected as the first woman president of the American Head and Neck Society in 2012 and received the 2009 Physician of the Year Award from Castle Connolly for Clinical Excellence. In 2015, she was inducted into the prestigious Institute of Medicine (National Academy of Medicine).