Michael M. Davis Lecture Series

Reminder: Please RSVP here if you plan on attending tomorrow’s Tuesday, October 29th Michael M. Davis Lecture, The Affordable Care Act: Implementation Wars Sowed in Legislative Success, given by Mark Peterson, and have not yet had a chance to RSVP. Lectures are from NOON to 1:20 p.m. and are held at the School for Social Service Administration, 969 E. 60th Street in Room W1A1B. The lectures are free and open to the public, but registration is required. Lunch will be provided.


“The Affordable Care Act:  Implementation Wars Sowed in Legislative Success”

Mark Peterson, Ph. D.
Professor of Public Policy, Political Science, and Law
University of California at Los Angeles

Each academic year, the Davis Lecture Series brings renowned policy experts, researchers and commentators to the University to explore the intersection of health policy and the broad needs of vulnerable and disadvantaged populations. All lectures will be held on Tuesdays from 12:00pm to 1:20pm at the School of Social Service Administration, 969 E. 60th Street, Chicago, IL. The lectures are free and open to the public, but registration is required.

Please save the following dates for this year’s Davis Lectures scheduled for Fall Quarter 2013. This year’s theme is “ACA Implementation”.

November 5, “Myths (and facts) about the implementation of the Affordable Care Act”, Aaron Carroll, M.D., M.S; Professor of Pediatrics; Director, Center for Health Policy and Professionalism Research; Assistant Dean for Research Mentoring, Indiana University School of Medicine RSVP here

November 12, “Accountable Care Organizations: Are The Unicorns For Real?”, Steve Shortell, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.B.A.; Dean, School of Public Health; Blue Cross of California Distinguished Professor of Health Policy & Management; Professor of Organization Behavior, University of California-Berkeley RSVP here

November 19, “Social Workers in the post-ACA Environment: Challenges and Opportunities”, Julie Darnell, Ph.D., MHSA; Assistant Professor, Division of Health Policy & Administration, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago RSVP here


JHPPL article of interest

Colleen Grogan, CHAS co-Director, is the Editor of Journal of Health Policy, Politics and Law, a leading journal in its field. As the primary source of communication across the many disciplines it serves, the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law focuses on the initiation, formulation, and implementation of health policy and analyzes the relations between government and health—past, present, and future. Check out New York Times coverage about a study published in JHPPL exploring the rights of fetus versus newborn.

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