Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, PNHP’s 2020 Annual Meeting was held virtually over Zoom. Because of the unique format, we are able to offer archival video of our keynotes, panel discussions, and workshops (full agenda below).
If you registered prior to our Nov. 13 and 14 live sessions, you should have received an email with a link to these recordings. If you did not register prior to the meeting, you may do so now at a discounted rate of $10.
Public sessions—please share widely!
Due to popular demand, PNHP is making the following recordings available to everybody, free of charge. These sessions contain invaluable insights and information to help advocates push for health justice. Please watch them today, and share them widely!
“Pandemics + Policing + Protest” presented by Dr. Rhea Boyd
(Download slideshow here)
“Health Policy Update” presented by Drs. Steffie Woolhandler and David Himmelstein
Full conference agenda
Archived versions of the following sessions are available to all conference attendees. If you didn’t register prior to the meeting, it’s not too late! You may register HERE at a discounted rate ($10, or $50 if you would like CME credit).
- Opening keynote address from Sara Nelson, international president of the 50,000-member Association of Flight Attendants and an outspoken proponent of Medicare for All
- Panel discussion: Post-election analysis with Dr. Adam Gaffney, president of PNHP; Robert Weissman, president of Public Citizen; and Stephanie Kang, health policy advisor to Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal
- Health policy update and discussion with PNHP co-founders Drs. Steffie Woolhandler and David Himmelstein
- Panel discussion: Next steps for single payer with Dr. Claudia Fegan, national coordinator of PNHP; Dr. Adam Gaffney, president of PNHP; Dr. Susan Rogers, president-elect of PNHP; and Rachel Madley, national executive board member with Students for a National Health Program (SNaHP)
- Closing keynote address from Dr. Rhea Boyd, pediatrician, public health advocate, and scholar
- “Health policy update 2020,” presented by Steffie Woolhandler, M.D., M.P.H., co-founder, Physicians for a National Health Program; Distinguished Professor, CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College; lecturer, Harvard Medical School
- “Single payer: How it works and why we need it now, Now, NOW,” presented by Sanjeev Sriram, M.D., M.P.H., project founder, All Means All Campaign at Social Security Works; pediatrician, Children’s National Medical Center; assistant professor, George Washington University School of Medicine
- “COVID-19 and the failure of employer sponsored health insurance,” presented by Adam Gaffney, M.D., M.P.H., president, Physicians for a National Health Program; critical care and pulmonary physician, Cambridge Health Alliance; instructor in medicine, Harvard Medical School
- “Why we have health inequities: historical context,” presented by Susan Rogers, M.D., president-elect, Physicians for a National Health Program; retired hospitalist, Stroger Hospital of Cook County; assistant professor, Rush Medical College
- “Anti-racism and the development of a single-payer health care system,” presented by Amy J. (AJ) Garvey, M.D., national working group member, White Coats for Black Lives; interventional and diagnostic radiology resident, Emory University School of Medicine
- “Reproductive health, abortion access, and single payer,” presented by Linda Prine, M.D., co-founder and medical director, Reproductive Health Access Project
- “LGBTQ+ health,” presented by Lin-Fan Wang, M.D., medical director, Pride Program at Einstein Healthcare Network
- “Canada’s experience with COVID-19 and reflections for the U.S.,” presented by Karen Palmer, M.P.H., M.S., adjunct professor, Simon Fraser University; board adviser, Physicians for a National Health Program
- “Economics of single payer,” presented by James G. Khan, M.D., M.P.H., emeritus professor, University of California San Francisco
- “The quest for health care reform: implications of market commodity,” presented by Walter Tsou, M.D., M.P.H., past president, American Public Health Association; former health commissioner, City of Philadelphia; adjunct professor, University of Pennsylvania Center for Public Health Initiatives; board adviser, Physicians for a National Health Program
- “Single payer and pharmacy,” presented by Shannon Rotolo, Pharm.D., clinical pharmacy specialist, University of Chicago Medicine; founding member, Pharmacists for Single Payer; steering committee member, Physicians for a National Health Program-Illinois chapter
- “Moving the medical establishment through resolutions,” presented by Michael Kaplan, M.D., family physician and site director, Community Health Programs; vice chair, American Academy of Family Physicians Single-Payer Health Care Member Interest Group
Student and Resident Scholarships
Students and residents who are interested in participating in the 2020 Annual Meeting were invited to register free of charge.
Non-student members can support PNHP’s student outreach programs by making a donation to the Nicholas Skala Student Activist Fund today.