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LMH doctor to discuss health care

June 20, 2009

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LMH doctor to talk about national health care

  • When: Saturday, June 27, 2009, 10 a.m.
  • Where: Dole Institute of Politics, KU campus, Lawrence
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Dr. Matthew Stein will give a presentation next week about how possible changes in the health care system at the national level might affect Lawrence residents and doctors.

His presentation, “Making Sense of the Health Care Debate,” will be followed by a question-and-answer session and general discussion.

The event is open to the community and will be at 10 a.m. June 27 at the Dole Institute of Politics, 2350 Petefish Drive.

Stein practiced medicine privately in Lawrence for 18 years before joining the oncology staff at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in 2001. He has taught courses at Kansas University on the history of health care.

The event is sponsored by the Douglas County Democratic Committee. Coffee will be served at 9:30 a.m.

For more information, contact Ed Quick at 838-3581 or e-mail quickly@sunflower.com.

Comments

just_another_bozo_on_this_bus 6 years, 2 months ago

Will this be a presentation of the AMA's position to maintain the cash-cow status quo?

Alia Ahmed 6 years, 2 months ago

Dr. Stein is a wonderful physician and human being and I'm betting he'll present a thoughtful commentary about what he sees as the benefits and potential pitfalls of the healthcare plan being proposed. How about going to hear him speak before you make a judgment about it?

KS 6 years, 2 months ago

Doc Stein is an awesome doctor, but since this event is sponsored by the Democrats, I suspect it will lean liberal. Sorry Logan72, but as you are well aware, this is a political hot button. I can't imagine the Democrats getting a doctor to talk about keeping a private system. If it was sponsored by the hospital, I might take a different look.

just_another_bozo_on_this_bus 6 years, 2 months ago

I merely asked a question, Alia. Thanks for your answer.

just_another_bozo_on_this_bus 6 years, 2 months ago

"I can't imagine the Democrats getting a doctor to talk about keeping a private system."

All current indications are that the Democrats are just as bought off as the Republicans on this issue, so your prediction lacks any basis in fact.

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