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.[caption id="attachment_6860" align="alignright" width="135"] Francis S. Stellaccio, MD[/caption]
Is a state-run healthcare system (“Colorado Care”) right for Colorado?
Please join us for this FREE event. The BRI chapter at the University of Colorado-Anschutz Medical Campus is hosting a lively, informative and important debate on the future of Colorado healthcare. At issue is adopting “Amendment 69,” or Colorado Care, a proposition to have a state-run taxpayer funded healthcare system in Colorado.
We will have a 30-minute lunch and information session on Amendment 69, followed by 60-minutes of two-on-two Oxford Union style debate.
BE IT RESOLVED: Single-payer is an effective way to reduce cost and improve healthcare outcomes.
This will be a debate between Dr. Ed Weisbart, Chair of Missouri | Physicians for a National Health Plan (PHNP), and Dr. Josh Umbehr, founder of AtlasMD, on what provides the most effective ways to reduce costs and improve healthcare outcomes: a single-payer healthcare system, or other solutions based on the free market.
Moderator: Dr. Kamal Gursahani
Associate Professor of Surgery
Director of Operations, Emergency Department
Fellow, Bander Center of Medical Ethics
Reception will begin at 6:30pm. The debate will begin at 7:00pm, Eastern.
Please join us for a lively debate on the merits and pitfalls of single payer healthcare, sponsored by students for PHNP. We will focus on the question:
Is single-payer healthcare right for America?
NOTE: This event takes place in the eastern time zone. Food will be served; RSVPs are greatly appreciated by clicking the green REGISTER button top right.
BRI-Mount Sinai and The Arthur N. Rupe Foundation will be hosting a debate and a discussion about the legality of physician aided dying. Please join us to debate the following Resolution:
It should be legal for doctors to participate in intentionally hastening a patient’s death.[caption id="attachment_6542" align="alignleft" width="111"] Dr. Stefan Baumrin[/caption]
Arguing the Affirmative: Dr. David Leven, Executive Director of Compassion & Choices of New York.
Arguing the Opposition: Dr. Stefan Baumrin (Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University and J.D. Columbia University School of Law) will debate the question of whether physicians should participate intentionally in hastening a patient’s death. Following the debate, students will break out into small groups to discuss the issue further. Issues related to physician autonomy, patient wellbeing, and the intersection of ethics, law, and government will be explored.
Moderator: Robert Zimbroff