[HealthCareForAllColorado] Health Care Events tomorrow, Thursday
carolynltaylor at msn.com
Wed Feb 18 21:36:39 MST 2009
Thursday is a big day for health care reformers in N. Colorado - T.R.
Reid, producer of the film "Sick Around the World" and his follow-up "Sick
Around America"(on PBS on March 31), will be presenting programs at noon and
at 7:00 pm in Fort Collins. We are continuing our Fort Collins Regional
Library series on health care, and looking forward to a day of action in
Denver on March 9.
Eliza Carney, N. CO Chapter Chair, abcdrn at greyrock.org
T.R. Reid in Fort Collins Thursday, February 19, 2009
CSU Lory Student Center West Ballroom Noon- 1:30 pm
The Politics of Health Care 2009
Marriott Hotel 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Traveling the World to Fix American Health Care
Presenter: T.R. Reid is a veteran foreign correspondent and Denver Bureau
Chief forThe Washington Post, a Health Policy Fellow for the Kaiser Family
Foundation, a commentator for PBS and National Public Radio and the author
of nine books. His book, The Healing of America, will be released in the
spring of 2009.
Fort Collins Regional Library series
Thursday, February 26, 2009 Main Library 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Keeping Kids Healthy in the 21st Century Topics will include access to
health care for kids, immunizations, and childhood obesity.
Presenter: Susan McColl, RN pediatric nurse. She worked as the health
specialist in the Early Head Start program for the Poudre School District.
She has participated in the Early Childhood Council and is widely known and
respected in the early childhood community.
Tuesday, March 3, 2009 Harmony Library 7:00 – 9:00 pm
A Physician's Perspective and Proposal for Reform Presenter: Steven
How do current proposals for reform stack up? What advantages does a
single payer system offer?
Presenter: Steven Thorson, M.D. is a family physician and co-founder of
the Family Clinic of Fort Collins. He has served as the President of the
Colorado Academy of Family Physicians and President of the Larimer County
Medical Society and currently is a member of the Board for the Health
District of N. Larimer County.
Tuesday, March 10, 2009 Harmony Library 7:00 – 9:00 pm
What Health Care Reform Proposal Is Best for the United States?
Presenter: Earl Baumgartel, M.D.
Which proposals are most likely to create positive change? How can
citizens get involved in shaping a sustainable health care system for our
country? Earl Baumgartel, M.D. practiced as a Board Certified General
Surgeon in Loveland for 27 years until his retirement in 2004. He has
served as a member of the Board of Hospice in Larimer County,a member of the
Larimer County Medical Society, and as Chief of Staff at McKee Medical
Monday, March 9, 2009 Health Care Day of Action at the Capitol, Denver
Health Care for All Colorado is a sponsor of this event which involves
presentations and opportunities to speak with legislators. Those interested
in going to Denver can arrange carpooling thru March 7 by contacting Linda
Mahan at Lmahan at alum.bu.edu or 484-2259.
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