Steffie Woolhandler to Speak in Louisville September 14 and 15

If you ever had a question about health care reform, these are events you don’t want to miss!

Steffie Woolhandler
Steffie Woolhandler

Steffie Woolhandler, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard University, will speak on Single Payer Health Care in Louisville:

Steffie Woolhandler is a cofounder of Physicians for a National Health Program.

The vast majority in our nation now believe we need health care for all. On that we agree. The question is: “What policy, what system will achieve universal, high quality, health care for everyone.”

Dr. Steffie Woolhandler

Thursday, Sept. 14, 7:00 PM
Centennial Room
Louisville Free Public Library
4th and York
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Friday, Sept. 15, 8:30 AM
KMA General Session
Kentucky International Convention Center
(Map and Directions)

Steffie Woolhandler advocates a single payer system and explains why. She believes we need to stop repeating our errors and “get it right.” She’s done the research, and she has the data at her command.

We’ll make time for Q and A. You won’t want to miss it! Admission free. Public invited.

Dr. Woolhandler co-authored a study on medical bankruptcies published in the journal Health Affairs. You can listen to her interview on that topic here.
Dr. Woolhandler’s section is from 1:20 to 17:30 (in minutes and seconds).

Dr. Woolhandler’s interview on the Massachusetts Health Care Plan can be heard here, beginning at 10:30 minutes for about 10 minutes.

Attention Physicians, PNHP-KY members:

Dr. Woolhandler will address the General Session of the Annual Meeting of the Kentucky Medical Association, Friday morning, Sept. 15, at the KMA General Session focusing on the uninsured, beginning at 8:30. Her talk is entitled, “Improving the Coverage of the Uninsured and of the Middle Class.” See the KMA website for more information.

The session will be held at the Kentucky International Convention Center (Map and Directions). Plan now to be there. Tell your colleagues. This is a wonderful opportunity for Kentucky physicians to learn the advantages of a single payer national health plan.

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