If we want governments to be more effective and efficient in addressing the many problems our society faces we need to change how we elect governments. I became involved in election reform because I see that the structure of our current winner takes all plurality method of voting impedes progress by driving polarization and obstructing compromise toward possible solutions.

Ed Chaplin trained as a physician who has been involved in healthcare in San Diego for 36 years.  He has a long-standing interest in the cognitive and behavioral neurosciences, particularly the neuroscience of human awareness, the generation of human actions, organizational learning and knowledge management.  

He is a Diplomate of both the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry and the American Board of Medical Managers. He has served on the faculty of the University of California San Francisco School ofMedicine, University of Louisville School or Medicine and been an "Executive in Residence" of the College of Extended Studies, San Diego State University.

He is co-author with John Terninko J; Customer-Driven Healthcare: QFD forProcess Improvement and Cost Reduction, ASQ Quality Press, Milwaukee, WI, 2000.

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