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Jan

VIDEO: Get Educated 2020 Election Series - Healthcare

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Time & Date

Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 7:00 pm

Doors open at 6:00pm

Event Location

WBUR CitySpace 890 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA 02215Open in Google Maps

The first event in our "Get Educated: The Defining Issues of the 2020 Presidential Election," series where WBUR reporters and a panel of experts dissect the issues and analyze policy plans being put forth by the candidates.

Reporter and host Deborah Becker moderates a conversation on healthcare, focusing on the fissures within the democratic party and specifically looking at the differences between Medicare For All and the public option.

Panelists

Michael J. Astrue - former commissioner of the Social Security Administration (2007-2013) and former interim CEO, InVivo Therapeutics

John E. McDonough - professor of practice at Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health and director of the HSPH Center for Executive & Continuing Professional Education

Steffie Woolhandler - distinguished professor at The City University of New York's Hunter College, primary-care doctor, and lecturer in medicine at Harvard Medical School.