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Stony Brook School of Medicine — DEBATE: What is the Government’s Role in Health Care?

April 4, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Peter Viccellio, MD, Clinical Director of the Emergency Department at Stony Brook, will be debating Francis S. Stellaccio, MD, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, on the proper role of government in health care and on the effects of the ACA.

BRI Francis S. Stellaccio, MD
Francis S. Stellaccio, MD

Dr. Stellaccio’s clinical interest is in advanced airway management. He attended the University of Guadalajara, and recently co-presented a paper: No Pain Labor N’ Delivery: a collaborative educational-global health initiative to transform current knowledge and skills into better maternal and neonatal outcomes. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology;210:S204-S5


Dr. Peter Viccellio

Dr. Viccellio joined the faculty at Stony Brook in 1988. Under his leadership, Emergency Medicine became a Department in the Medical School. He also served as the department’s first residency director. He was appointed Vice Chairman and later Clinical Director of the Emergency Department. Known for his engaging teaching style, Dr. Viccellio received the Aesculapius Award for Excellence in Teaching from the SUNY School of Medicine in 2003.

BRI Debate Government in Healthcare
Daniel Milyavsky debates Dr. Peter Viccellio

POST-DEBATE SUMMARY: Twenty (20) students turned out for the debate on the proper role of government in medicine. Unfortunately, Dr. Francis Stellaccio was unable to make it because he got called into the OR. Daniel Milyavsky, MS1, BRI-Stony Brook chapter president took Dr. Stellaccio’s place to debate Dr. Viccellio.


TESTIMONIAL: “I am only part way through [watching] video and so far I am very impressed by your ability to articulate ideas. What an impressive, courageous task to just jump in like that. Big kudos to you!!” ~from an email to Daniel Milyavsky, from Beth Haynes, MD, BRI executive director


April 4, 2016
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Daniel Milyavsky
(347) 965-3502
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