The Future of Healthcare: Single Payer & Its Alternatives

Tuesday, February 18, 2020, 6:00 pm

U of L Chao Auditorium

Ekstrom Library

2115 S. 3rd St., Louisville 40208


Ed Weisbart MD, CPE. FAAFP
Ed Weisbart, MD, CPE. FAAFP

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.

Recommended pay parking in the Speed Art Museum Garage.

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

12 Noon

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:

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

9:30 am

Instructional Building Room 102

500 S. Preston St. Louisville, KY 40202