C. Everett Koop Receives Otis Social Justice Award

Wheaton inaugurated the Otis Social Justice Award with its first recipient, Dr. C. Everett Koop, former Surgeon General, on November 30, 1990. The event included Koop’s keynote, entitled “Health Care: Crisis and Opportunity,” and a panel presentation, “Rationing Health Care: Medical Ethics and Medical Economics,” featuring Reverend Daniel Burke of St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Providence, cardiologist and medical ethicist Gerald Evans, Laura Evans 1991, a medical ethics major, Professor Rosalind E. Ladd and Patricia Flanagan 1992, a medical school applicant.