GET YOUR Affordable Care ACT TOGETHER
Saturday, September 28, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (CDT)
San Antonio, TX
Champions for Coverage Orientation
San Antonio students and faculty of higher education have a unique opportunity on September 28, 2013 to attend an orientation from Teresa Nino, Director of the Office of Public Engagement at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), on how to become a "Champion for Coverage" for the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Immediately following will be a presentation by Dr. Thomas Schlenker, Director of the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District, on who in Bexar County is eligible for the new coverage and how to reach them. Finally, volunteers will be organized into teams to implement Champions for Coverage community service learning (CSL) activities in the community.
Lunch will be provided.
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Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics
We strive to be a leading Center educating medical students and health professionals in ethics and professionalism while nurturing empathy and humanitarian values. We fulfill our mission by:
- Preparing students to identify, analyze and resolve moral conflicts in patient care and medical research;
- Deepening the attentiveness to patients that will persist throughout students' medical careers through exposure to excellent clinical role modeling, arts and letters; and
- Developing a distinguished interdisciplinary community service learning program that focuses on ethics in action and serves as a bridge between ethics education and development of empathy and humanitarian values.
The Center focus on four key areas: Literature and Art, Medical Ethics and Professionalism, Community Service Learning and Global Health