Rogers Health Policy Colloquium Schedule

November 2018 Schedule

Weill Greenberg Center, 1305 York Avenue, 2nd Floor, Rooms A&B, 1:00pm-2:00pm

November 7, 2018
“Pharmaceutical Policy: The Underbelly of Over Pricing”
Peter B. Bach, M.D., MAPP
Director, Center for Health Policy and Outcomes
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

November 14, 2018
“Reproductive Justice: No Place is Perfect
The Effects of Geography on Abortion Access in New York State and in the US”
Odile Schalit, L.M.S.W., M.Sc.
Program Director
Brigid Alliance

November 21, 2018
Rogers Colloquium Advisory Board Meeting

All Colloquium participants are invited to attend and
Join in suggesting speakers for next year
Please RSVP to Carolyn Schnall (
So we can plan on the appropriate amount of food

November 28, 2018
“How Privatization of the VA Healthcare System
Will Impact Doctors and Patients Everywhere”
Suzanne Gordon
Assistant Adjunct Professor at the UCSF School of Nursing
Affiliated Scholar with the Wilson Centre at the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
Senior Policy Fellow at the Veteran’s Health Care Policy Institute


Target Audience: Weill-Cornell Physicians in a broad interdisciplinary and intergenerational group, other interested physicians and health care providers, and students.

Course Objectives: This CME Activity is intended to lead to improved patient care and safety based upon an assessment of gaps in physician knowledge, competence and performance. By the conclusion of this series, physicians should learn new content relevant to their practice that informs and thereby improves the clinical care they provide

CME Accreditation: Weill Cornell Medical College is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Weill Cornell Medical College designates this live activity for a maximum of 1AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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WCMC does not accept industry support for any regularly scheduled conference. Any exceptions to this are approved by the CME Committee, and will be disclosed prior to this presentation.

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