*Tues. Feb. 16, 9:30 a.m. – Monthly NYFAHC Roundtable: "Proposals for Prevention and Wellness in Health Care Reform: The Good and Not-So-Good" guest speaker Claire McAndrew (Families USA); at the MS Society, 733 Third Ave. (bet. 45th & 46th Sts.), 3rd fl., in Manhattan; info at 646-442-4147.
*Wed. Feb. 17, 7:30 p.m. – Health Care on the Air: "Key Health Care Issues for New York State in 2010"; featuring Assembly Health Committee Chair Richard Gottfried; airs in Manhattan on Ch. 34 (Time Warner) and Ch. 82 (RCN); also available via live streaming at www.mnn.org or check out links at www.metrohealthcare.org for archived programs available on demand, more info at 212-925-1829.
*Sat. Feb. 20, 12 noon – March and Rally for Health Care Reform and the Change Agenda"; gather in Cadman Plaza Park in downtown Brooklyn at 11:30, and march steps off over the Brooklyn Bridge at 12 noon, to a rally at Broad and Exchange Sts., adjacent to the NY Stock Exchange at 1 p.m.; sponsored by Health Care for America Now, MoveOn, NYC for Change, and many other groups; more info at http://hcanny.org or www.nycforchange.org or www.moveon.org
Mon. Feb. 22, 1 p.m. – Monthly meeting of the Congress of Senior Citizens of Greater NY; topic of discussion is a new Presidential commission to address budget deficit reduction and "entitlement reform"; at 1199 SEIU Retired Members Division; 330 W. 42nd St. (bet. 8th & 9th Aves.), 9th fl., in Manhattan; more info at 718-835-6277.
Mon. Feb. 22, 6 p.m. – "Health Care Reform and the Empire State: Opportunity for a New Era in Health Care Delivery"; featuring Karen Davis (Commonwealth Fund); at the NY Academy of Medicine, 1216 5th Ave. (at 103rd St.) in Manhattan; RSVPs and more info at http://www.nyam.org/events/; reception at 5:15 p.m.
*Tues. Feb. 23, 7:30 p.m. – "On the Road for a Single-Payer: Adventures of PNHP's National President"; a forum featuring Dr. Oliver Fein (Weill-Cornell Medical Coll.); sponsored by Physicians for a National Health Program and other groups; at Phillips Ambulatory Care Center, 10 Union Sq. East (at 14th St.), 2nd fl. conference center, in Manhattan; more info at www.pnhpnymetro.org
Fri. Feb. 26, 8 a.m. – Annual Legislative Breakfast: "Public Health Priorities for 2010"; featuring Maria Del Carmen Arroyo (NYC Council), Elisabeth Benjamin (Community Service Society), Andrew Goodman (NYC Dept. of Health), Richard Gottfried (NYS Assembly); sponsored by the Public Health Assoc. of NYC; at the InterChurch Center, 475 Riverside Dr. (at 120th St. – enter on Claremont Ave.) in Manhattan; RSVPs and more info at http://www.phanyc.org/events/
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