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Announcing winter 2021 Ford School events

Dec 16, 2020
The Ford School is pleased to announce an exciting lineup of winter ‘21 semester virtual events. We will be hosting distinguished faculty members, policymakers, and writers for events on topics ranging from energy policy and leadership, to racial...
Gilbert S. Omenn and Martha A. Darling Health Policy Fund, Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Lecture Series, Policy Talks @ the Ford School

"Credible messengers, critical trust: Community health empowerment" with Ruth Browne (MPP/MPH '83), CEO of the Arthur Ashe Institute

Jan 28, 2015, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium
Join the Ford School in welcoming back Dr. Ruth Browne, CEO of Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health and the 2015 Towsley Foundation Policymaker in Residence. This event is part of the University of Michigan's 29th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium.
CLOSUP Lecture Series, Gilbert S. Omenn and Martha A. Darling Health Policy Fund

Health care reform panel discussion: federal, state and local perspectives

Feb 13, 2012, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Weill Hall
Free and open to the public. Abstract The Affordable Care Act, enacted in 2010, is reshaping how insurance and health care are provided in this country. This Federal law includes a critical role for states in expanding coverage and for local health systems in transforming the delivery of care.
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Gilbert S. Omenn and Martha A. Darling Health Policy Fund

Lecture by Charles E. Phelps - Our own worst enemies: How we and our government created, exacerbated, and extended the health care mess

Nov 10, 2011, 4:30-6:00 pm EST
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium
Free and open to the public. Reception to follow. About the lecture Compared with any other nation, the U.S. spends far more on medical care and seemingly gets far less in return than other nations (as measured by such things as infant mortality and longevity). We also have abundant evidence that much of our spending is wasteful, in the sense that regions within the U.S.
Gilbert S. Omenn and Martha A. Darling Health Policy Fund

Health care reform at the state vs national level: Tradeoffs and tipping points

Mar 15, 2010, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium
Free and open to the public. Panelists: Thomas Buchmueller, Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy, University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross School of Business John J. H. (Joe) Schwarz, Former U.S. Representative and Visiting Lecturer, University of Michigan Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy Marianne Udow-Phillips, Director, Center for Healthcare Research and Transformation (CHRT), located at the University of Michigan Moderator: Matthew Davis, Associate Professor, University of Michigan Medical School and the Gerald R.
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CLOSUP Lecture Series, Gilbert S. Omenn and Martha A. Darling Health Policy Fund

Fractious federalism and the future of Medicaid

Feb 18, 2013, 1:00-2:30 pm EST
Weill Hall
Free and Open to the Public Frank J. Thompson, Professor, School of Public Affairs and Administration, Rutgers University-Newark. Author of Medicaid Politics: Federalism, Policy Durability, and Health Reform With Commentary provided by: Scott L.
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Book Talks @ The Ford School, Gilbert S. Omenn and Martha A. Darling Health Policy Fund, Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Beyond Obamacare: Life, Death, and Social Policy

Oct 7, 2015, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium
How is it possible that the United States, which spends more than any other nation on health care and insurance, now has a population markedly less healthy than those of many other nations? Sociologist and public health expert James S. House calls for a complete reorientation of how we think about health.
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Rep. Lauren Underwood on health policy and the ACA

Mar 22, 2021 1:00:13

Join us for a discussion on health policy and the future of the Affordable Care Act with Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (D-IL) and Paula Lantz, associate dean of the Ford School and James Hudak Professor of Health