RECENT CENTER FOR HEALTH POLICY PUBLICATION
“HEALTH REFORM 2.0”
College of Public Health Grand Rounds
Wednesday, March 5, 2013
David U. Himmelstein, M.D., Professor of Public Health, City University of New York and Visiting Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School will present “Health Reform 2.0" at the College of Public Health Grand Rounds. Dr. Himmelstein received his medical degree from Columbia University and completed internal medicine training at Highland Hospital/University of California San Francisco and a fellowship in general internal medicine at Harvard. His presentation will focus on understanding the problems in accessing healthcare in the US, the main factors driving increases in health care costs, and the strengths and weaknesses of ‘Obamacare’ and single payer reform in addressing the problems of the current system.
1. Understand the problems in access to care
2. Be familiar with the main factors driving health care increases
3. Understand the strengths and weaknesses of ‘Obamacare’ and single payer reform in addressing the problems of the current system.
Lunch provided for first 50 attendees