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The Fifth Annual Policy Prescriptions™ Symposium



1:00pm – 1:25pm

“The Politics of Health Care”

Cedric Dark, MD, MPH, FACEP

1:25pm – 1:50pm

“Universal Coverage: Getting There from Here”

Alison Haddock, MD, FACEP

1:50pm – 2:15pm

“It’s the Prices, Stupid”

Laura Medford-Davis, MD

2:15pm – 2:40pm

“An Agenda for Achieving Health Equity”

Megan Douglas, JD

15 Minute Break

2:55pm -3:20pm

“Thoughts and Prayers Won’t Cure Gun Violence”

Kyle Fischer, MD, MPH


“War of the Words: The CDC 7”

May Nguyen, MD, MPH

3:45pm – 4:10pm

“Caring for Him Who Has Borne the Battle”

Kameron Matthews, MD, JD, FAAFP

15 Minute Break

4:25pm – 5 pm

KEYNOTE “Expanding Medicaid in Republican Territory”

Peter Croughan

Policy Director, Office of the Secretary, Louisiana Department of Health

Cedric Dark, MD, MPH, FACEP
About Cedric Dark, MD, MPH, FACEP

Cedric Dark, MD, MPH, FACEP is Founder and Executive Editor of Policy Prescriptions®. A summa cum laude graduate of Morehouse College, Dr. Dark earned his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. He holds a master’s degree from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. He completed his residency training at George Washington University. Currently, Dr. Dark is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and a Health Policy Scholar in the Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine. He produces a health policy podcast for the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Dark’s commentary and opinions on this website are his own and do not represent the views of Baylor College of Medicine or the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Contact: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Google+ | YouTube | More Posts