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The Medical Ethics Faculty Seminar Series
2013-2014


IMPLEMENTATION OF THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT: ETHICS AND POLICY

October 11“Changes to Medicare”
Donald Berwick, MD, MPP, FRCP, Former President and CEO, Institute for Healthcare Improvement, and Former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

November 15“Expanding Coverage: The Three-Legged Stool”
Jonathan Gruber, PhD, Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Director, Health Care Program, National Bureau of Economic Research.

December 13“Fools’ Gold: Paying for Value in Medical Care”
David Himmelstein, MD, Professor, CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College and Visiting Professor of Medicine, HMS.

January 17“The ACA and Overtreatment”
Shannon Brownlee, MS, Senior Fellow, Health Policy Program, New America Foundation; Senior Vice President, The Lown Institute; and author of Overtreated: Why Too Much Medicine is Making Us Sicker and Poorer.

February 21“Consequences of the Supreme Court Decisions on the ACA”
Michelle M. Mello, JD, PhD, Professor of Law and Public Health, and Director, Program in Law and Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, HSPH.

March 21“Private Insurance Reforms”
Timothy Jost, JD, Robert L. Willett Family Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law.

April 25“Where We Stand”
Robert Kuttner, co-founder and co-editor, The American Prospect magazine, and Distinguished Senior Fellow, Demos.

May 16“Setting Up State Insurance Exchanges”
Joshua Sharfstein, MD, Secretary, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

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