Medicare for All: Film, Discussion, Action

Oct 28 2017 1:30 PM

Hosted by: CAST-Cambridge Area Stronger Together
Cambridge Public Library-Main Branch (Lecture Hall)
449 Broadway , Cambridge, 02138
info@castmass.org

Join CAST for a panel and discussion to learn all about single payer healthcare. We'll be watching "Fix It: Healthcare At The Tipping Point" and will be joined by healthcare experts to answer our questions. We will also be joined by a number of advocacy organizations with ideas for activism. Supporting organizations include: Doctors for America-MA, Physicians for Policy Action, & many more!


We've heard a lot about “Single Payer” and “Medicare for All,” but what does it all mean? Join CAST-Cambridge Area Stronger Together for a panel and discussion to learn all about single payer healthcare. We'll be watching "Fix It: Healthcare At The Tipping Point" and will be joined by some inspiring healthcare experts, committed to this critical issue, who will answer our questions. We are also teaming up with a number of excellent advocacy organizations who will provide us with lots of ideas and opportunities for healthcare activism.

Program
Connect, Communicate, Collaborate: 1:30-2:00
Film: 2:00-3:00
Panel Discussion and Q&A: 3:00-4:00

Panelists

Dr. Marcia Angell: Member of the Board of MA Campaign for Single Payer Health Care, Corresponding Member of the Faculty of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and Former Editor-in-Chief of the New England Journal of Medicine

Dr. Rachel Nardin: Chief of Neurology at Cambridge Health Alliance, Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, and Former Chair of the MA chapter of Physicians for a National Health Program

Dr. Umbereen Nehal: Pediatrician, former Associate Medical Director of MassHealth, and State Director of Doctors for America-MA

Supporting organizations include:
Cambridge Area Stronger Together (CAST)
Cambridge-Somerville for Change
Doctors for America-MA
Indivisible Cambridge
Indivisible Somerville
Our Revolution Cambridge 
Our Revolution Somerville
Physicians for Policy Action