03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Paul Farmer -- The Need for "Systems Thinking" in Health Care (Video)

Global health pioneer and Partners in Health co-founder Paul Farmer, MD emphasizes the need to bring "systems thinking" into the discussion of improving the delivery of health care world-wide.

His comments were taped on Sept. 21, 2009 during a panel discussion I moderated, entitled "Reflections on Leadership for Social Change," part of the inauguration of Jim Yong Kim as 17th president of Dartmouth College.