School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine

AMSA presents 'ESCAPE FIRE' documentary Sept. 19

The Wayne State University School of Medicine chapter of the American Medical Student Association will present an advanced screening of the award-winning documentary “ESCAPE FIRE: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare” on Sept. 19.

The film will be shown at 5 p.m. in the Margherio Family Conference Center.

“This film has been hailed as ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ for the health care debate, and I’m personally excited about this film because it addresses several fundamental flaws in the current system,” said Taneev Escamilla, a second-year medical student and member of the  AMSA’s Community & Environmental Health Action Committee. “This is not a film about political controversy or partisan solutions. It’s about seeking innovation and opportunities to focus on healing patients. If we begin to focus on the health of individuals, at every stage of life, we can change the status of our health care system for good. But in order for this to happen, we need people to understand the issue and the solutions.”

The filmmakers say “ESCAPE FIRE” presents attainable solutions, featuring leaders battling to transform health care at the highest levels of medicine, industry and government.

Food will be served at the halfway point of the movie.

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