PASEF Fall Lecture, October 1, 2009

A panel discussion on Health Care Reform will be held on Thursday, October 1, 2009, at 3:30 p.m. in the Class of 1949 Auditorium in Houston Hall.

Debate rages, and town meetings run nearly amok, as Congress hunkers down to deliver on one of President Obama's key campaign promises. By now, if it required any convincing, reforming the health care system is really hard, especially in a country that has resisted universal coverage for its citizens from the earliest days of the Republic. All of this in a bad economy, and the President has his work cut out, but leaving things as they are is equally untenable. If failure is not an option, what are we likely to get, and at what price? Coverage for all? Government sponsored health care? Public/private partnerships? Taxes on employee-sponsored health plans? New models of service delivery aimed at primary care, health promotion and disease prevention? Come hear this and more discussed by our panel of experts:

This event on Thursday, October 1st, will precede the annual celebration of the Twenty-Five Year Club of the University of Pennsylvania at 5:00 p.m. in Houston Hall. For additional information about the reception and dinner, contact Duncan VanDusen, Secretary of the Club, Room 122, Duhring Wing, University of Pennysylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 19104-6303, or by email to vandusen@pobox.upenn.edu