Claudia M. Fegan, M.D.
Celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with Claudia Fegan, M.D.
Saturday, January 15, 2011
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
at the Urban League
1535 W. Broadway
Dr. Fegan will speak on “Remembering Dr. King’s Cry for Justice in Health Care” followed by questions and discussion.
Dr. Fegan is an expert on single payer. Refreshments and reception. Everyone welcome.
Dr. Claudia Fegan of Chicago is the associate chief medical officer for the Ambulatory and Community Health Network for the Cook County Bureau of Health Services. She practices primary care internal medicine at the Woodlawn Health Center of Cook County.
A past president of Physicians for a National Health Program, an organization of 18,000 doctors who support single-payer national health insurance, an improved Medicare for all, she has appeared on a number of national television and radio programs on behalf of PNHP and has lectured extensively to both medical and community audiences on health care reform in the United States and Canada. She is a co-author of “Universal Healthcare: What the United States Can Learn from Canada” and a contributor to “10 Excellent Reasons for National Health Care.”
“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.”
— Martin Luther King Jr. in a speech to the Medical Committee for Human Rights, 1966
The daughter of a labor union organizer and a social worker, Dr. Fegan received her undergraduate degree from Fisk University and her medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine. She is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and a diplomate of the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians.