Sally Pipes of Pacific Research Institute joined Benjamin Rush Institute to talk about the false promises of single-payer healthcare on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 1pm ET.
Sally C. Pipes is President, CEO, and Thomas W. Smith Fellow in Health Care Policy at the Pacific Research Institute, a San Francisco-based think tank founded in 1979. Prior to becoming president of PRI in 1991, she was assistant director of the Fraser Institute, based in Vancouver, Canada. She was the founder in 2008 of the Benjamin Rush Institute (BRI) and now serves as Chairman of the Board.
Ms. Pipes addresses and debates national and international audiences on health care. She writes a bi-weekly health care column for Forbes.com and one for the Washington Examiner’s blog “Beltway Confidential”. She also writes a weekly health care column for Fox News. Her health care opinion pieces and comments have appeared in national media outlets from Politico to the Washington Post.
She served as one of Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s four health care advisors in his bid for the Republican nomination for president in 2008. She was featured in Michael Moore’s movie “Sicko” and has participated in prominent public forums, testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, the House Oversight Committee, the Senate HELP Committee, and in the California, Maine, and Oregon legislatures. She also participates in key radio shows nationwide including “The Dennis Prager Show”, The Larry Elder Show”, “The Lars Larson Show”, and Ed Morrisey’s regular program “Hot Air”.
In January 2020, Encounter Books published Ms. Pipes’ latest book , False Premise, False Promise: The Disastrous Reality of Medicare for All, which included a foreword written by the late Senator Tom Coburn, MD.
She received the prestigious Roe Award at the 2004 annual meeting of State Policy Network. Human Events named her one of the Top 10 Women in the Conservative Movement in America. In 2008, she was honored by the California Women’s Leaders