John Geyman, M.D. is professor emeritus of family medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, where he served as Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine from 1976 to 1990. As a family physician with over 25 years in academic medicine, he has also practiced in rural communities for 13 years. He was the founding editor of The Journal of Family Practice (1973 to 1990) and the editor of The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine from 1990 to 2003. His most recent books are:

Dr. Geyman served as president of Physicians for a National Health Program from 2005 to 2007 and is a member of the Institute of Medicine, now the National Academy of Medicine.

• Health Care in America: Can Our Ailing System Be Healed? (Butterworth-Heinemann, 2002),
• The Corporate Transformation of Health Care: Can the Public Interest Still Be Served?(Springer Publishing Company, 2004),
• Falling Through the Safety Net: Americans Without Health Insurance (2005),
• Shredding the Social Contract: The Privatization of Medicare (2006),
• The Corrosion of Medicine: Can the Profession Reclaim its Moral Legacy? (2008),
• Do Not Resuscitate: Why the Health Insurance Industry is Dying, and How We Must Replace It (2008),
• Hijacked: The Road to Single-payer in the Aftermath of Stolen Health Care Reform (2010),
• Breaking Point: How the Primary Care Crisis Endangers the Lives of Americans (2011),
• The Cancer Generation: Baby Boomers Facing a Perfect Storm-Second Edition (2012),
• Health Care Wars: How Market Ideology and Corporate Power are Killing Americans (2012),
• Souls on a Walk: An Enduring Love Story Unbroken by Alzheimer’s (2013)
• How Obamacare is Unsustainable: Why We Need a Single-Payer Solution for All Americans (2015) won a National Nonfiction Book Award
• John’s latest book, The Human Face of ObamaCare: Promises vs. Reality and What Comes Next will be released in January, 2016


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