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Tuesday, March 6

Session 1             8:30 - 10AM

Introduction to Health Systems
Dan and Matt


Sick around the World:
Len Rodberg
You can access the film at this link
(It is not required, but you might want to scan the film before class)

Graphics from PNHP about the healthcare system:

Wednesday, March 7

Session 1             8:30 - 10AM

The Left, the Right, and US politics effecting HC Reform

Dan O'Connell

 Session 2            10:15 - 11:45

Montefiore Medical Center and Health care financing

David Menashy, Associate VP for FINANCING, MMC


Thursday, March 8

 Session 1  8:00 to 9AM

Family Medicine Grand Rounds:

Eileen O'Connor, FNP-BC

Family Nurse Practitioner /HIV Coordinator

Montefiore Medical Group/West Farms Family Practice


“Reclaiming: We the People, 

Our Democracy for Ourselves"

  • Describe the origins of the Indivisible Movement across the US and in NYCD16
  • Identify the actions Indivisible Groups have played in saving ACA, reinstating CHIP and re-funding CHC’s
  • Explain the relationship among the NYS Senate, the IDC, the Governor and how it effects progressive legislation, including health care in New York State


Session 2  9:00 to 9:30


Session 3  9:45 to 10:45

Activism for Change - Being involved with  Elections and Keeping Pressure on Elected Allies
Eileen O'Connor and Roona Ray

Healthcare work as resistance work in 
the age of Reaction: 
Roona Ray, MD

                               Session 3  10:15 - 11:45

The Corporatization of Medicine
Matt Anderson, (Subject to change)

Friday, March 9

Session 1             8:30 - 10AM

Radical Health: Ivelyse Andino:
Community Empowerment

The Radical Health Website is here.

NYC Resources for Immigrants
Guide to Protecting you patients from immigrant enforcement actions

10:15-10:20 AM    

 Weekly Evaluation

Session 2  10:15 to 11:45


Dan O'Connell (subject to change)

Matt Anderson,
Mar 3, 2018, 9:53 AM