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CaHPSA Universal Healthcare Conference: The Affordable Care Act and Beyond

California Health Professional Student Alliance (CaHPSA)

Saturday, October 13, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (PDT)

San Francisco, CA

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CaHPSA Northern California Healthcare Conference

Universal Healthcare: The Affordable Care Act and Beyond


Saturday, October 13, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Registration from 9:00 am


UC San Francisco

Cole Hall

513 Parnassus Ave.

San Francisco, CA 94143


The 2012 CaHPSA Northern California Healthcare Conference will explore the current state of healthcare in the United States with an emphasis on California. We will discuss the details of the 2010 Affordable Care Act and address the need for additional reform in the wake of this landmark legislation. Students will learn what advocates in California are doing in response to the nation-wide healthcare crisis and receive training on how to get involved in the struggle to provide guaranteed healthcare for all Californians. This conference is targeted towards health professional students interested in learning more about the US health system and how we can be effective advocates for our patients. 


The conference will take place from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm on Saturday, October 13. Registration will be open from 9:00 - 9:45 am. Sessions begin promptly at 10:00, please allow enough time for travel and registration. After the conference we will head to Yancy's Saloon (between 8th ave and 9th ave on Irving) for a no-host mixer and after-party. Join us to meet and network with CaHPSA members from across northern California.

The conference venue is Cole Hall, located in the Medical Sciences Building. Click here for a campus map.

We recommend using public transportation to avoid traffic and parking fees. The UCSF Parnassus Campus is served by the N-Judah MUNI line (UCSF Medical Center stop) as well as the 6 and 43 bus lines. Information on getting to campus by publictransportation can be found here. For directions and parking info, click here

 

Tentative agenda for the 2012 CaHPSA NorCal Healthcare Conference:

9:00 – 9:45 Registration


10:00 – 12:00 Morning General Session

Plenary 1: Health Inequities and the State of the US Health System

Plenary 2: Moving Towards Universal Coverage: The ACA and Additional Proposals


12:00 – 1:00 Catered lunch (Included in registration)


1:00 – 2:15 Afternoon Breakout Sessions

Group 1: Healthcare Around the World: An International Health System Comparison

Group 2: The CA Legislative Process: Education and Advocacy Workshop

Group 3: CaHPSA on Your Campus: Become a Leader in the Healthcare Justice Movement


2:30 - 4:00 Afternoon General Session

Panel Discussion: Advocating for Patients Throughout your Medical Career

The Importance of Fighting for Healthcare Justice - Assemblymember Tom Ammiano


4:00 – 6:00 No-host Mixer at Yancy's Saloon (Between 8th ave and 9th ave on Irving)


 

 

 Walking Directions to Cole Hall

 

Cole Hall is located on the first floor of the Medical Sciences Building at 513 Parnassus Ave. From Irving Street, enter the parking lot and take the elevator to level B1 (Parnassus Ave.). Exit the elevator, turn right and take the stairs up to street level on the right. Cross the street and enter the Medical Sciences Building. Cole Hall is located on the left of the main hallway.  
 

 

We look forward to seeing you at the 2012 CaHPSA Northern California Healthcare Conference! For more information, please visit the CaHPSA website or send an email to cindy@pnhpcalifornia.org

 

*Tickets will be sold at the door for $10*

Have questions about CaHPSA Universal Healthcare Conference: The Affordable Care Act and Beyond? Contact California Health Professional Student Alliance (CaHPSA)

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UCSF - Cole Hall
513 Parnassus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94131

Saturday, October 13, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (PDT)


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California Health Professional Student Alliance (CaHPSA)

California Health Professional Student Alliance (CaHPSA)

The Future of Healthcare Advocating for Guaranteed Healthcare for All!


The California Health Professional Student Alliance (CaHPSA) advocates for Guaranteed Healthcare for all Californians regardless of economic, financial or immigration status. We are a broad-based group of health professional students who advocate for healthcare justice and actively support SB 810, the California Universal Healthcare Act.

 

Please visit www.cahpsa.org

Contact: cindy@pnhpcalifornia.org

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