Come hear Ed Weisbart, MD, CPE, FAAFP, chair of the Missouri chapter of Physicians for a National Health Program, and Thomas P. Miller, JD, healthcare policy expert at the American Enterprise Institute, discuss the future of the American healthcare system.
Weisbart is an assistant professor of clinical medicine at Washington University in St. Louis. He volunteers in a variety of safety net clinics and other non-profits across the St. Louis area. He is an advocate for improved Medicare for All—a national single payer healthcare system—and has been widely published in national medical journals and local media outlets.
Miller is a former senior health economist for the Joint Economic Committee in Congress and previously worked as a trial attorney, journalist and sports broadcaster. He is the co-author of the bestseller “Why Obamacare Is Wrong for America” (HarperCollins, 2011), an in-depth examination of the impact of the Affordable Care Act.
This free event is co-sponsored by the University of Louisville’s McConnell Center and the American Enterprise Institute, a public policy think tank.
Doors will open at 5 p.m. Seating is available on a first-come basis. No RSVP required.
In addition, Antonio Wickliffe, Bob Cunningham, The Rev. Ron Robinson and Kentuckians for Single Payer Health Care have arranged for Dr. Weisbart to speak on “Medicare for All: Healing Racial Health Inequities”
Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020
West Chestnut Street Baptist Church
1725 W. Chestnut St.
A light lunch prepared by “Sweet Peaches” will be provided.
The following day, Dr. Weisbart will speak at the U of L School of Medicine sponsored by the U of L Chapter of Students for a National Health Program: