A Canadian native, Dr. Sameer Lakha has first-hand experience of the much-touted Canadian healthcare system, and has a unique perspective on the realities of single-payer healthcare and how it impacts a doctor’s ability to practice medicine for the full benefit of the patient. Is single-payer all it’s cracked up to be? In this video, Dr. Lakha explores the hopes, dreams and realities of government healthcare.
Sameer Lakha, MD is a distinguished scholar and doctor, receiving his undergraduate degree cum laude from Harvard University, and his MD with distinction in research from Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai, New York. He founded the Benjamin Rush Institute chapter at Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai.