stu:Health Policy DEBATE this Wednesday

Hey folks, This Wednesday two of the Northwest’s most prolific physician-advocates will have it out on stage over how the American healthcare system should be structured. Dr. Hugh Foy, Harborview trauma surgeon, will represent Single Payer on behalf of Physicians for a National Health Program, and Dr. Bob Crittenden, Harborview family physician and the Executive Director of the Herndon Alliance, a national coalition of over 200 organizations working toward affordable quality care for all Americans, will represent the Affordable Care Act and incremental reform. Don’t miss it! Health Care Policy for the United States: Where do we go from here? A debate between experts on a single payer approach to health insurance and the Affordable Care Act Wednesday, January 16th Food: 5:30-6pm Debate: 6-7:30pm T-747 UW Health Sciences Building Dr. Hugh Foy, Professor of Surgery at UW and trauma surgeon at Harborview Medical Center, will uphold the single payer position. He has won several teaching awards and is a co-founder of the Physicians for a National Health Program Western Washington chapter. Dr. Bob Crittenden will represent the Affordable Care Act. He divides his time between Harborview and D.C., founded a 90-organization coalition for healthcare access, worked for the WA governor on health policy, and writes frequently for the Seattle Times and other media. Moderated by Professor Aaron Katz, Director of the Leadership, Policy, and Management Track of the Global Health MPH program at UW and previous director of the Health Policy Analysis Program. All are welcome! Organized by the Health Equity Circle’s Policy Workgroup Contact: Anna Walton at ___________________________________________ Minority Association of Pre-Health Students University of Washington Ethnic Cultural Center Condon Hall Room 711B Seattle, WA 98105!/pages/Minority-Association-of-Pre-Health-Students-UW/208566905883654 Meetings every Thursday from 5:00pm-6:00pm in Condon Hall Room 711B. Click here for a map: To unsubscribe to our email list visit: pdf iconHEC Policy Debate 1 16 13.pdf

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