Building will for universal care in New York: A public health care forum

Keynote: Dr. Andy Coates, past-president Physicians for a National Health Program (2013)


Local Panelists:

Peggy Chase R.N., Onondaga County Legislature, volunteer Poverello Free Clinic

Lanika Mabrey, community health advocate, Chair Mayor's Task Force on AIDS

Richard Weiskopf M.D., volunteer Amaus Free Clinic


Following the speakers, there will be a time for public comment, testimony, and discussion. State elected officials have been invited.


We'll have information, answer questions and provide organizing information for those who want to work with our state legislature to pass the New York Health Act. 98% of New Yorkers would pay less on this plan. Come and be a part of the discussion to cover all New Yorkers with affordable health care.


Keynote speaker Dr. Andy Coates, past-president of Physicians for a National Health Program (2013), is Assistant Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry at Albany Medical College. Board certified in internal medicine as well as hospice and palliative care medicine, Dr. Coates graduated from the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. Co-founder of the Capital District (NY) chapter of PNHP and founder of Single Payer New York, he also previously served on the statewide executive board of the Public Employees Federation, AFL-CIO. He provides commentary on WAMC Northeast Public Radio.

March 25, 2017 at 1:00pm - 3pm
First Unitarian Universalist Society of Syracuse
109 Waring Rd
Syracuse, NY 13224
United States
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