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Congressional Gridlock and Health Care Reform

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM EDT

Congressional Gridlock and Health Care Reform

“Who knew health care could be so complicated?”

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

4:30pm – 5:45pm, Room 127

Yale Law School

Senator Russ Feingold is the Martin R. Flug Visiting Professor in the Practice of Law at Yale Law School. He served as a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin from 1993 to 2011 and a Wisconsin State Senator from 1983 to 1993. From 2013 to 2015, he served as the United States Special Envoy to the Great Lakes Region of Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. In addition to his congressional and diplomatic career, Senator Feingold has taught or lectured at Stanford University and Stanford Law School, Lawrence University, Marquette University Law School, American University, and Beloit College. He is a regular contributor to The Guardian. Senator Feingold holds a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a B.A. and an M.A. from the University of Oxford (as a Rhodes Scholar), and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Abbe R. Gluck is a Professor of Law and the Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School. She is an expert on Congress and the political process, legislation, federalism, state and local government, civil procedure, and health law, and is chair of Section on Legislation and the Law of the Political Process for the Association of American Law Schools.

Jeanne Lambrew, PhD, is a senior fellow at The Century Foundation and an adjunct professor at the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. Her writing, research, and teaching focus on policies to improve health care access, affordability, and quality. Previously, she worked in the Obama Administration. In the first two years, she was the director of the Office of Health Reform at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). In that role, she coordinated work toward passage and the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). From 2011 to January 2017, she worked at the White House as the deputy assistant to the president for health policy. In that capacity, she helped ensure execution of the president’s health policy agenda including implementation and defense of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Sponsored by the American Constitution Society, the Solomon Center for Health Law & Policy, and the Yale Health Law and Policy Society