National Affairs Forum on Healthcare

October 7, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm America/New York Timezone
Sandra J. Klassen

Oh, Say Can You See USPHC*?
* Universal Single Payer Health Care

A National Healthcare Forum
Hosted by the FCDC National Affairs Committee
Cosponsored by Democratic Committees from Across Virginia

October 7, 7-9pm

The distinguished panel of experts will describe a realistic continuum of steps, a roadmap, that they each believe is the best route to move the United States from where we are now to a destination of universal health care coverage, through single-payer Medicare-for-All or other avenues.

Forum Speakers:

  • Congressman Don Beyer (VA-8), H.R.1976 cosponsor;
  • Congressman Bobby Scott (VA-3), H.R.1976 cosponsor;
  • Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (WA-7), H.R.1976 cosponsor;
  • Donald Berwick, President Emeritus and Senior Fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement; Former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; Lecturer in Health Care Policy, Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School;
  • Robert Pollin, Distinguished University Professor of Economics and Co-Director, Political Economy Research Institute (PERI), University of Massachusetts Amherst;
  • Susan Rogers, President of Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP);
  • Judy Feder, Georgetown Professor of Public Policy; and
  • Melinda St. Louis, Director of Public Citizen’s Medicare for All Campaign

Virginia Democratic Committee Forum Cosponsors:

Arlington County Democratic Committee New Kent County Democratic Committee
Bristol VA Democratic Committee Newport News City Democratic Committee
Brunswick County Democratic Committee Northampton County Democratic Committee
Falls Church City Democratic Committee Nottoway County Democratic Committee
Floyd County Democratic Committee Portsmouth City Democratic Committee
Harrisonburg Democratic Committee Prince Edward Democratic Committee
Loudoun County Democratic Committee Prince George County Democratic Committee
Lunenburg County Democratic Committee Prince William County Democratic Committee
Madison County Democratic Committee Roanoke County Democratic Committee
Manassas and Manassas Park Cities Democratic Committee