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America and Chicago's Health Safety Net: A Century of Continuity and Change

Symposium Agenda

April 17, 2009
School of Social Service Administration


9:30 a.m.


10:00 a.m.

Jeanne C. Marsh, University of Chicago

A Critique of the American Safety Net: Lessons from the Past to Inform the Future

10:15-11:45 a.m.

Beatrix Hoffman, Northern Illinois University
Rosemary A. Stevens, University of Pennsylvania Department of History and Sociology of Science

Colleen M. Grogan, University of Chicago


11:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Lunch and Keynote Address: “Twentieth Century Presidents and Health Care Reform”

12:00-1:30 p.m.

James Morone, Brown University

Health Care Reform and Enduring Dilemmas: How Best to Achieve Equity in Access, Quality Improvement, and Cost Control

1:45-3:15 p.m.

Lu Ann Aday, The University of Texas School of Public Health
Ronald Andersen, UCLA School of Public Health
Stephen M. Davidson, Boston University School of Management

David Meltzer, University of Chicago


3:15-3:30 p.m.

Health Care Reform and Care for the Poor

3:30-4:30 p.m.

M. Gregg Bloche, Georgetown University
Stacy Tessler Lindau
, University of Chicago

Harold Pollack, University of Chicago


4:30-5:30 p.m.

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Colleen M. Grogan

Colleen M. Grogan

Harold Pollack

Harold Pollack