Celebrating 125 Years

Lectures & Events

 
March 2017
Friday
3
March
2017
Tinkham Veale University Center
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Speaker: Maureen Guirguis (Kenny), Professor and Co-Director of Human Trafficking Law Clinic Case Western Reserve University School of Law
John Morgan, Detective, Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Department
Karen McHenry, Homeless and Missing Youth Program Director, Bellefaire JCB
Teresa Stafford, Senior Director of Victims' Services and Outreach, Cleveland Rape Crisis Center
Renee Jones, Founder and CEO, Renee Jones Empowerment Center
Barbara Freeman, First Graduate of CATCH Court, Columbus, Ohio, Founder, Freeman Project
Kathleen Hackett, RN, BSN, SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) Coordinator, Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, University Hospitals
Approved for 6.5 hours of in-person CLE credit
Monday
6
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Elisabeth Rosenthal, Editor-in-Chief, Kaiser Health News
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Thursday
9
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Michael H. Posner, Jerome Kohlberg Professor Ethics and Finance, Professor Business and Society, Center for Business and Human Rights, NYU Stern School of Business
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Wednesday
22
March
2017
The City Club of Cleveland
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Speaker: Juliet P. Kostritsky, Everett D. & Eugenia S. McCurdy Professor of Contract Law
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Thursday
23
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Philip Hackney, James E. & Betty M. Phillips Associate Professor of Law, LSU Law Center
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
30
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31
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
This is a two-day event
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6 hours of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
April 2017
Friday
7
April
2017
Glidden House
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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5.5 hours of in-person CLE credit, pending approval
Thursday
13
April
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Tim Wu, Professor, Columbia Law School
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Wednesday
19
April
2017
The City Club of Cleveland
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Speaker: Kathryn S. Mercer, Professor of Lawyering Skills, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
May 2017
Wednesday
17
May
2017
The City Club of Cleveland
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Speaker: Timothy Webster, Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
“The U.S. Health Care System 'In Irons' — in Which Direction Will It Emerge?”
Sponsor
Oliver C. Schroeder, Jr. Scholar-in-Residence Lecture
presented by the Law-Medicine Center
SEP 25, 2007
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location
Moot Courtroom (A59)

In sailing, there is a term, "In Irons" that describes a boat caught between winds pushing in opposite directions. The sails are flapping wildly but the boat is not going in either direction. This term could be used to describe the current U.S. health care system. The cost of private and public health insurance has been growing at or near double digit rates; the number of uninsured continues to creep upwards; and persistent quality of care problems plague the system.

  • Is the U.S. health care system directionless?
  • How did we get into this situation?
  • Is there something we could do to get the health care system moving in a different direction?
  • If we are not skillful at controlling our own destiny, which direction are we likely to head?
  • Do we know in what direction we would like to go?

Speaker Information
Stuart N. Altman, Ph.D.
Dean, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management and Sol C. Chaikin Professor of National Health Policy, Brandeis University

Stuart AltmanStuart Altman is an economist whose primary research interests are federal and state health policy. He has an M.A. and Ph.D. degree in Economics from UCLA and has taught at Brown University and the Graduate School of Public Policy at University of California, Berkeley.

Dean Altman was Co-Chair for the Legislative Health Care Task Force for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (2000-02). In 1997, President Clinton appointed him to the National Bipartisan Commission on the Future of Medicare. Dean Altman was Dean of The Florence Heller Graduate School (1977-1993) and interim President of Brandeis University from 1990-1991. For twelve years, he chaired the congressionally legislated Prospective Payment Assessment Commission responsible for advising Congress and the Administration on the functioning of the Medicare Diagnostic Related Group (DRG) Hospital Payment System and other system reforms.

A member of The Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, Dean Altman is also on the Board of Tufts-New England Medical Center and Co Chairs the Advisory Board of the Schneider Institute for Health Policy at The Heller School at Brandeis. He chairs The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation sponsored Council on Health Care Economics and Policy, a private non-partisan group whose mission is to analyze important economic aspects of the U.S. health care system and evaluate proposed changes in the system. In addition, Dean Altman is Chair of The Health Industry Forum, which brings together diverse group leaders from across the health care field to develop solutions for critical problems facing the healthcare system.
Additional Information
Free and open to the public. There will be a $25 fee for CLE for lawyers who attend.

Supplemental Readings:
· Altman Bibliography
· Will the US Continue to Allocate

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