Are you interested in joining the fight for single payer, but don’t know where to start? Or how to get involved?
Join us for a lunch panel discussion about the role of health care providers in the fight for single payer!
Jonathan Kotch, MD, MPH, is a board certified physician in both Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine. He retired from the faculty of Maternal and Child Health in the UNC Gillings School of Public Health in June, 2016. He had been the Carol Remmer Angle Distinguished Professor of Children’s Environmental Health for four and a half years prior to that. He has written extensively on child care and safety, and child health policy. Currently, he is the President of Health Care for All NC, the NC statewide chapter of Physicians for a National Health Program.
Perri Morgan, PhD, PA-C, is Professor and Director of Research in the Duke Physician Assistant Program, where her research focuses on PAs in the health workforce. Her clinical practice is at TROSA and she is honored to help educate new generations of PAs. Dr. Morgan is an activist who works for social justice in collaboration with the NC NAACP, the Moral Monday coalition, and others. She is an unelected and unofficial, but reasonably effective, convener of the White Coat Brigade, a loosely organized group of health professionals who show up in support of justice in health and healthcare. Currently she is working to take the White Coat form of protest to the national level, in conjunction with the Poor People’s Campaign led by the Rev William Barber. And locally, she is proud to be the faculty advisor of the newly formed Duke chapter of Students for a National Health Program.
Kristen Shirey, MD, is an assistant professor at Duke University Hospital in both departments of medicine and psychiatry and behavioral sciences. She is also an assistant research professor at Duke’s Global Health Institute, and has written numerous peer reviewed publications on access to health care and various issues at the intersection of medicine and psychiatry.