Single Payer Healthcare for All

Date: 
Sat, Jun 15, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Center for Change: a Northern Michigan Advocacy Group joins Michigan for Single Payer Healthcare in hosting Dr. John Cavacece of Physicians for a National Health Program.

Dr. Cavacece will be speaking about single-payer Healthcare for All. The event is scheduled for Saturday, June 15, 2019, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Crow’s Nest, located in Lake Superior State University Walker Cisler Center.

The general public is invited. There is no charge to attend.

Dr. Cavacece is a 1975 graduate of Cheboygan High School. He obtained his D.O. degree from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1986. He served as an Air Force physician and faculty member for 10 years, then moved to Grand Rapids to begin his family practice. Since 1993 he has been a member of STFM, Society for Teachers of Family Medicine and has chaired their Group on Family. He is currently with Mercy Health Partners Family Medicine in Grand Rapids. He has been a member of Physicians for a National Health Program since 2002.

Physicians for a National Health Program (pnhp.org) describes itself as “a single issue organization advocating a universal, comprehensive single-payer national health program. PNHP has more than 20,000 members and chapters across the United States."

The Center for Change is a newly formed organization of activists and focus groups working together to achieve positive changes in their communities. The organization has involvements across Chippewa, Mackinac, Cheboygan and Emmet Counties. It has recently launched Healthcare for All Northern Michigan to serve as a regional subgroup of Michigan for Single Payer Healthcare.

Michigan for Single Payer Healthcare (michigan4singlepayer.org) advocates across the state and at the federal level. In addition to its activism, the organization educates legislators and the general public about single-payer policy proposals and legislation, including Medicare for All.

The event will also be available through Facebook Live and teleconference. Find Center for Change: A Northern Michigan Advocacy Group on Facebook @northernmichiganadvocacy.

For details about calling into the teleconference telephone number or for more information, contact Paul Warrick at hfanorthmich@gmail.com.

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Location: 
Crow's Nest, LSSU Walker Cisler Center, 650 W Easterday Av, Sault Ste Marie MI 49783

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