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Medicare at 50: Achievements and Challenges Moving Forward

 

View the Medicare at 50 Webcast with Congressman Henry A. Waxman, Karen Davis, PhD, and Joshua Sharfstein, MD. For more information view the full video of the Medicare at 50: Achievements and Challenges Moving Forward Public Seminar.

 

 Lyndon Johnson signing Medicare

President Lyndon B. Johnson signing the Medicare Bill at the Harry S. Truman Library in Independence, Missouri. Former President Harry S. Truman is seated at the table with President Johnson. Lady Bird Johnson stands behind the president. Archive photo from the White House Press Office.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
We will broadcast a live discussion on Medicare with Karen Davis, Josh Sharfstein and Congressman Henry Waxman on this page. Submit questions in advance and during the live webcast to publichealthpractice@jhu.edu.

Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Seminar in Sheldon Hall (W1214)
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
615 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21205-2179

Participants include:

Sheila Burke, MPA
Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy
Faculty Research Fellow
Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy
Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Sean Cavanaugh
Deputy Administrator and Director of the Center for Medicare at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Karen Davis, PhD
Eugene and Mildred Lipitz Professor Department of Health Policy and Management
Director of the Roger C. Lipitz Center for Integrated Health Care
Bloomberg School of Public Health

Jack Ebeler, MPA
Independent Consultant and Principal at Health Policy Alternatives

Ellen MacKenzie, PhD
Fred and Julie Soper Professor and Chair Department of Health Policy and Management
Bloomberg School of Public Health

Josh Sharfstein, MD
Associate Dean for Public Health Practice and Training
Professor of the Practice
Bloomberg School of Public Health

For more information, contact Susan Murrow, (410) 955-7624.

Note: The Senior Policy Scholar program in the Department of Health Policy and Management invites a former member of the U.S. Congress, cabinet-level official or governor to come to the Bloomberg School of Public Health for a year-long residence to interact with, teach and share their policy experiences with our stidents, faculty, and others in the community.