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Please Note: Due to the rise in COVID-19 cases, this event has been rescheduled. The new date is April 19, but the time and location remain the same. If you previously registered for the event, your registration will be applied to the new date. Thank you for your understanding.
Dr. Gerald (Jerry) Kominski, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management and senior fellow at FSPH's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, has spent nearly 40 years talking and thinking about efforts to get universal health care in the United States. While the pace is glacial, Jerry remains optimistic. Since 2010, Dr. Kominski's research has focused on evaluating the expected and actual impacts of health care reform under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and will provide an overview of these, and other, reform efforts in California and the Nation.
Please join us for a moderated panel of health reform experts to talk about the strides we have made and the hurdles yet to overcome. This will also give us an opportunity to honor Dr. Kominski's contributions through his research, teaching and service, including the development of the CalSIM model, his legislative and policy analyses, and his contributions to UCLA and its students.
Dr. Mark Peterson
Professor, Public Policy and Political Science, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs
Professor, Law, UCLA School of Law
Dr. Arturo Vargas Bustamante
Professor, Health Policy and Managaement, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
Dr. Gerald (Jerry) Kominski
Professor Emeritus, Health Policy and Managaement, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
Professor Emeritus, Public Policy, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs
Please RSVP if you plan to attend the event at Tamkin Auditorium on UCLA's campus. Please also ensure adherance to all current UCLA COVID-19 protocols in advance of attending the event. The networking and light refreshments will take place from 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM and the program will be held from 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM.
If you'd like to join the event remotely, the livestream will be available on YouTube; the program will begin at approximately 6:00 PM PST.