Neera Tanden, "Health Care Reform Moving Forward: Policy Changes and Cost Containment Strategies"
This event is co-sponsored by the University of Chicago Institute of Politics.
For over 30 consecutive years, the MacLean Center has sponsored a seminar series that has examined one key issue in healthcare each year. Previous topics have included: pediatric ethics, controversies in end of life care, global health, healthcare disparities, and medical professionalism. This year's Seminar Series is on Ethical Issues in Health Care Reform.
Neera Tanden is the President of the Center for American Progress and Counselor to the Center for American Progress Action Fund. She has served in both Obama and Clinton administrations, as well as presidential campaigns and think tanks. Previously, Tanden served as senior advisor for health reform at the Department of Health and Human Services, where she worked on President Obama’s health reform team. In that capacity, she developed policies around reform and worked with Congress on particular provisions of the legislation. Prior to working in the White House, Tanden was the director of domestic policy for the Obama-Biden presidential campaign, where she managed all domestic policy proposals. She also served as policy director for the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign. Currently, Tanden writes a column for The New Republic online and has appeared on numerous news stations including NBC’s “Meet the Press,” CNN, and Fox. She was recently named one of the “Most Influential Women in Washington” by National Journal and received the India Abroad Publisher’s Award for Excellence in 2011. She received her bachelor of science from UCLA and her law degree from Yale Law School.
Please enter via the Surgery Brain Research Pavillion at 5812 S Ellis Ave. Follow signs to Billings Auditorium, Room P-117.
Parking can be found on the street or at the parking lot on 55th and Ellis Ave.