HEALTH SYSTEMS 2015 CALENDAR (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

All sessions (expect where otherwise noted) will take place in the 3rd floor conference room at 3544 Jerome Ave. This schedule may be changed during the month. Any changes will be discussed in class.

Session 1 runs from 8:30-10:00 AM. Session 2 runs from 10:15-11:45.

Please make sure you register for Lobby Day:

Steve Brill article from TIME magazine on HC costs, the "Chargemaster"

EVALUATIONS


Date    
Session 1
8:30 to 10AM
Session 2
10:15 to 11:45AM
 WEEK ONE:

 INTRODUCTIONS  
Wednesday,
May 6    

Course starts for all three tracks
Intro to Health Systems Course
O'Connell/Anderson

PowerPoint: Intro to Health Systems 
 American Politics and Health Politics
O'Connell
PowerPoint: The History of the Left and Political Change in the US

The Heart of Power - The US Presidency and Health Reform
Thursday
May 7
MMC and Healthcare Financing
David Menashy, MMC Associate VP Finance, MMC
Succeeding in the New HC Economy: The Montefiore                    Experience
Social Insurance
Anderson

What is Social Insurance? Why has this concept been so controversial in the US? What are the different types of Social Insurance in the US?
Friday,
May 8
Activism on Fridays

RED HOOK CENTER FOR COURT INNOVATIONS

88 Visitation Pl, Brooklyn

9:20-11:00
SHARP


We will meet up at the center at 9:20-9:30. Please do not be later. We will end at 11 so that you can make it back to clinic. For directions by subway see:
http://goo.gl/TlRYTx


                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
WEEK 2 The US Healthcare System
Monday
May 11

Private Insurance

Aaron Fox


Ungar: 2015 Obamacare Premium Rates


10 Question Mult Choice:

PRIVATE FINANCING OF HEALTH CARE 



Week 1 Eval

Medicare & Medicaid at 50 video Suggested by Hal Strelnick ACA 2014 & 2015                 O'Connell Key Features of the ACA: Timeline
Medicare, a Primer: Kaiser Medicaid, A Primer: Kaiser
Tuesday, 
May 12   
LOBBY DAY TRAINING

Annette Gaudino, PNHP, NYC





STATE REFORMS

Resident Reports

State Reform Resident Reports (Part 1)
Commonwealth State Scorecard 2009
Hawaii: A Pioneer in Health System Reform
NEJM Masssachusetts 2006.pdf
Massachusetts Physician Workforce
Vermont Single Payer NEJM
State Reform - HC for Low Income People- WASH, WIS, ALA   
What the Oregon Health Study Tells Us - Health Affairs


ANNUAL HAROLD WISE LECTURE: 

Jane Bedell, Asst Commission and Medical Director, Bronx Dept of NYC DOH&MH

"Back to the Future: Community Oriented Primary Care and Place-based Strategies for Health”

4:30-6:00 pm

Wednesday,
May 13           
CONSERVATIVE HEALTH CARE REFORM

Yevgeniy Feyman
Manhattan Institute

Obamacare and the Informed Pt: The New Reality
High Deductibles Should Be Welcomed

A presentation from a business group discussing cost-savings associated with CDHC 

A critical article from Consumers Union

Stuart Butler of the Heritage Foundation- 1989 - the original Obamacare proposal


PUBLIC HEALTH SUCCESS STORIES: Residents Public Health Success Stories (Part 1): 
You will each have 12 minutes present a successful
public health campaign. We have made up a potential list of topics, but you are free to choose others.
 Thursday,
May 14
FAMILY MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS 8-9

David Himmelstein


MOVING FORWARD POST ACA: Himmelstein


Opting out of Medicaid Expansion: the Financial and Health Impacts - Dickman, Himmelstein, McCormick, Woolhandler

Global Amnesia - Embracing Fee-for-Non-Service- Again


PUBLIC HEALTH ACTIVISM SUCCESSES  Part 2 - Residents
Friday,
May 15

Activism 
Fridays
8:30 to 8:45 Week 2 evaluation

RACE MATTERS
Tschannerl
(all morning
 Optional Reading (posted by Dan OC)
The Case for Reparations (Word document)
The Case for Reparations (weblink)
By Ta Nehisi Coates, the Atlantic
(winner of 2014 Polk Award for Commentary)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
 WEEK 3          The State and Local Context
Primary Care
 
 Monday,
May 18        
10:15 to noon 
Visit to NYC DOH in Queens
Hillary Kunins, MD
Celia Quinn, MD

Hillary Kunins, MD, MPH, MS

Assistant Commissioner

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Use – Prevention, Care and Treatment

42-09 28th Street, 19th Floor, CN-14

Queens, NY 11101-4132


ALLOW FOR 5-10 MINUTES TO GET THRU SECURITY.  

ARRIVE BY ~10:10

BRING  PHOTO ID (MONTE ID IS OK)

Mass Transit:

#4 Train to East 59th St and  Lexington  Ave.

Q32towards JACKSON HTS NORTHERN - 81 via ROOSVLT

Get off at Queens Plaza S/28th St.

Walk to 42-09 28th St.,



 We will go and come via subway. Details to follow
 Tuesday,
May 19
 LOBBY DAY IN ALBANY  Bus leaves from 3544 Jerome 7 am
Please arrive by 6:50 to gather as a tribe,
as the bus will leave at 7 am.
 Wednesday,
May 20
Primary Care Models

8:30 Jun Mitumoto

9:00 Alice Teich

9:30: Diana Ramirez

10:00 Ann Boger (Direct Primary Care)


Direct Primary Care - the Qliance Experience

LOBBY DAY DEBRIEF Lessons from lobby day Follow up letter writing to senators and assemblymembers. Public Health Activism Cases
 Thursday,
May 21
8:30-10:15 REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH ADVOCACY: Marji Gold and fellows Legislative Interference in Physician-Patient Relationships- Weinberger, NEJM
Guttmacher - State-by-State Facts
Physicians for Reproductive Health
Reproductive Health Advocacy Resources for FamilyMedicine
The Religious Coalition for Reproductive Rights
Christianity and Abortion
The Christian Morality Pro-Choice Argument
Biblical Passages and Abortion Rights
10:30 to 11:50
EVERYONE LOVES PRIMARY CARE.

SO WHY IS IT IN CRISIS?
Residents will report back and discuss the articles they have read

Group 1: PCMH and the Medical Industrial Complex
Chapter One of The American Health Empire
Radical Teacher: Doctors as Employees
CMS's Medical Home Experiment is a Mess

Group 2: Community Health Centers and the ACA
Increasing Access to Health Care and Reducing Minority Health Disparities 
ACA and Community Health Centers
National Association of Community Health Centers

Group 3: Reforming GME/Social Accountability
GME that Works (2015 Institute of Medicine Report). This is some 250 pages long. Just included as a reference.
Health Affairs Blog responding to IOM
Academic Medicine: GME accountability
Social Mission of Medical Education

Group 4: Primary Care workforce issues
2013 Senate Hearings
2013 Sanders Committee
HRSA Estimates of Primary Care Need
Special Deal (the RUC)

Friday
May 22
Activism
Fridays
 WEEKLY EVAL. (8:30-8:45)
8:45-9:25: 
PUBLIC HEALTH SUCCESSES Part 2

9:30 MEDICAL LEGAL PARTNERSHIPS

Nina Pejoves
10:45-11:50
INTERNATIONAL REPORTS Part 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
 Week 4      Global Health  
 Monday, May 25
        
 
You don't have to go to Puerto Rico to find a beach!
One of the Bronx's best kept secrets
http://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/pelham-bay-park/facilities/beaches


 
 Tuesday, May 26  Global Health Projects:

Gloria Fung-Chow: Rwanda

Juan Robles: Honduras Rotation

Kevin Fiori/Jennifer Schechter: Clinic in Afria

Eugene Schiff: HIV treatment access


What does it mean for American  doctors to work overseas?


Gloria Fung-Chow, Norah Li


Reading:

Exploring the Hidden Curriculum of Global Health

Wednesday,
May 27
Unionizing at healthcare institutions Professionalism, Unions, and Doctor Strikes
Resident Unions in New Mexico
 INTERNATIONAL HEALTH SYSTEMS REPORT- Part 1
 Thursday,
May 28
INTERNATIONAL HEALTH SYSTEMS REPORT- Part 2 LESSONS FROM GERMAN SOCIAL MEDICINE
Anderson
 Friday,
May 29

Activism Fridays
CIR AND PHYSICIAN UNIONS: Farbod


CHIP: Dr. Alice Sardell
Suggested reading:

Impact of the CHIP Program

Further reading: Dr. Sardell's book
Insuring Children’s Health:Contentious Politics and Public Policy

This article is part of a set of resources from the Kaiser Family Foundation page on CHIP
Sites of interest regarding advocacy for children:
First Focus Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development  
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
Friday, May 29
through Sunday,
May 31
 Visit the Health Track at the Left Forum
www.leftforum.org
(We may be able to get you in for free!
 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
 Monday,
June 1

Last day of class
 Liberation Medicine in the US & International Health Systems 
(Lanny Smith)

For Lanny's session, please read:
Interview with Vic Sidel
Interview with Victor Toro
 After Lanny's talk the class is invited to go to lunch.
Drs. Anderson and O'Connell are inviting
 


 





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