Posted: Feb 18th, 2011
An afternoon with Dr. Quentin Young
When: Sunday, March 6, 2011
Where: Los Angeles, CA
Prospects for Single Payer Healthcare in the Wake of National Healthcare “Reform”
Since the passage of national healthcare reform, will the need
for universal healthcare minus the insurance companies be placed
on the back burner? Is the national legislation adequate
enough to solve our healthcare crisis? Should we defend it?
When: 2 p.m. Sunday, March 6th
Where: Mercado La Paloma
3655 South Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90007
plentiful free parking
From the 110 North, take the Exposition Blvd. exit. Turn right on 37th and take the first left onto Grand.
From the 110 South, take the Exposition Blvd. exit. Stay in the left-hand lane and head south on Flower. Take a left on 37th and merge right to go straight past Hope Street. Take the next left onto Grand Avenue.
Bus: Broadway / 36th 40, 42, 45
Quentin D. Young, MD, MACP — Internal Medicine, Chicago
Dr. Quentin Young, an internist who recently retired from a decades-long practice in the Hyde Park community on Chicago’s South Side, is national coordinator of Physicians for a National Health Program, an organization of 17,000 doctors who advocate for single-payer national health insurance – an improved Medicare for All. He is clinical professor of preventive medicine and community health at the University of Illinois Medical Center. In 2009 he was appointed Health Advocate for the state of Illinois by Gov. Patrick Quinn.
Dr. Young graduated from Northwestern Medical School and did his residency at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. During the 1970s and early 1980s, he served as chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine at Cook County, where he established the Department of Occupational Medicine. He has been an American Medical Association member since 1952. In 1998, he had the distinction of serving as president of the American Public Health Association and in 1997 was inducted as a Master of the American College of Physicians.
In addition to his distinguished career as a physician, Dr. Young has been a leader in public health policy and medical and social justice issues. He was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.‘s personal physician during the latter’s stays in Chicago, and served for many years as chairman of the Medical Committee for Human Rights. He presently blogs at The Huffington Post.
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