Dr. Louis P. Levitt was born in Denver in 1896 and graduated from the University of Colorado School of Medicine in 1927. He practiced medicine in Denver until 1967. When he died in 1978 he bequeathed $75,000 to the Department of Family Medicine to establish an endowed lectureship. The Levitt Distinguished Speaker Series.
Over the years, the Department has invited distinguished visiting professors, leaders, and authorities to speak and consult with the University of Colorado community on various topics of high importance and relevance to primary care and healthcare as a whole.
Dr. Michael Fine
Writer, community organizer, and family physician.
April 2019 – Standing Together: What family physicians can do to build a health care system that cares for all Americans.
Executive Director, Center for Professionalism and Value in Health Care
March 2019 - Professional Suicide: Medicine Heal Thyself.
The Center for Professionalism and Value in Health Care is an organization dedicated to creating space in which patients, health professional, payers, and policy makers can work to renegotiate the social contract - and working to define value across the health care spectrum, reaching beyond medicine to engage the broader health care community.