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To Heal Humankind: The Right to Health in History

When: Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Harvard Medical School • 240 Longwood Avenue • Building C, Cannon Room 114 • Boston

A new “battle ready” bill (HR 1384) was introduced in February 2019 with
over 100 congressional supporters, an historic moment in the struggle for
universal health care. Doctors, nurses, healthcare workers, and patients
are in a unique position to drive healthcare reform to prioritize patients
over profits, and the time is now to build power to win. Speakers include:

*Marcia Angell, MD*

Former Editor-in-Chief, New England Journal of Medicine, Dr Angell is a
national leader in health policy and medical ethics. She is a member of the
Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School.

*Adam Gaffney, MD, MPH*

Pulmonary specialist at Cambridge Health Alliance/ Harvard Medical School,
Dr Gaffney is President of PNHP, a prolific writer and blogger on health
policy, and author of the book

*Steffie Woolhandler, MD, MPH*

Distinguished Professor of Public Health and Health Policy in the CUNY
School of Public Health at Hunter College, Adjunct Clinical Professor at
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and Lecturer in Medicine at Harvard
Medical School, Dr Woolhandler is co-founder of PNHP.

Sponsors:

Physicians for National Health Program
OBOS (Our Body Ourselves)
Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care
Tufts SNaHP
BU SNaHP
DSA
Mass Care
SNMA Harvard chapter

 

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