Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists to Hold No-Cost Washington, DC Program, March 17, 2017 on Public Policy Issues

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Wharton School Professors Ezekiel Emanuel and David Zaring to present on “Healthcare Policy” and “Financial Regulations”

The Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists, a program of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, offers journalists an opportunity to expand their business knowledge base and increase their exposure to leading experts in a stimulating, collegial environment.

The next Seminar will take place in Washington, D.C. on March 17, 2017 with a focus on public policy. The free one-day program will feature  Penn Vice Provost for Global Initiatives, Chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy and Wharton Professor of Health Care Management Ezekiel Emanuel, and Wharton Associate Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics David Zaring, presenting on healthcare policy and financial regulations, respectively.  The sessions are complimentary but space is limited.

When: March 17, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. Registration deadline: March 8, 2017.

Where: The Seminar will take place at the offices of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, 1111 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC, 20004.

How: Registration is required to attend this free Seminar. Visit the Seminar application.

Who: In recent years, reporters attending the Seminars have come from media outlets such as the BBC, China Central TV, CNN, New York Times, NPR, Politico, Reuters, the Washington Post and Wired

Eligibility: Applications are open to those employed full-time as a print, broadcast, or online business journalist for legitimate media companies.

Key Take-Aways: Today’s global economy requires a strong foundation in business and economic knowledge for business journalists. At the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists, participants:

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the fundamentals of business strategy including the role of public policy, the economy and competitive vision;
  • Interact with colleagues from some of the world’s leading business news organizations;
  • Will receive a Wharton School Certificate of Completion.

For an agenda and complete information on the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists, visit or contact Peter Winicov, Director, Wharton Media Relations at +1-215-746-6471 or winicov(at)wharton(dot)upenn(dot)edu.

About the Wharton School

Founded in 1881 as the first collegiate business school, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is recognized globally for intellectual leadership and ongoing innovation across every major discipline of business education. With a broad global community and one of the most published business school faculties, Wharton creates ongoing economic and social value around the world. The School has 5,000 undergraduate, MBA, executive MBA, and doctoral students; more than 9,000 annual participants in executive education programs; and a powerful alumni network of more than 95,000 graduates.


David Zaring
David Zaring

Ezekiel Emanuel
Ezekiel Emanuel