Liveblogging: Health Care Reform in America: An Ethical Challenge

Tonight, the Parr Center for Ethics is hosting a panel discussion on the ethics of health care reform.

The panelists are:

  • Ralph Byrns, Adjunct Professor, Department of Economics.
  • Jon Oberlander, Associate Professor, Department of Social Medicine in the School of Medicine, Department of Health Policy Management in the Gillings School of Global Public Health; Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Political Science.
  • Winston Parris, Professor of Anesthesiology, Division Chief, Pain Management, Duke University School of Medicine.
  • Tom Ricketts, Professor of Health Policy and Administration and Social Medicine; Director of the Health Policy Analysis Unit, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research.
  • Greg Salmieri, Lecturer and Fellow in Objectivity and Values, Department of Philosophy.
  • Lin Zinser, Vice President of Public Outreach, Ayn Rand Center.

The event begins at 6:30 PM today, in Rosenau 133 (School of Public Health building).

Update: Massive technical failures prevented live-blogging of this event. Stay tuned for Yelena Pecheny’s commentary on the discussion.

16 thoughts on “Liveblogging: Health Care Reform in America: An Ethical Challenge

      • pyelena

        oh man i just noticed he never came.
        those dookies. ….
        i hope he got into a car accident or something as serious to prevent him from making his way here to grace us with his presence

      • cwjones

        I've noticed there has been precious little discussion of ethics at this panel.

        I guess that's what they get for inviting someone who says "I like abortions and want more of them" to an ethics panel.

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