April 6, 2018 — Dr. Michael S. Ewer, a visiting professor at the Health Law & Policy Institute at the University of Houston Law Center, will participate in a panel discussion on the future of health care in America April 10 at the Health Policy Institute in the Texas Medical Center.
The program titled, "U.S. Health Care: Where Do We Go Next?" will discuss the positive and negative effects of the Affordable Care Act and explore what needs to be done to cut costs and reform the health care system.
Ewer has been teaching in the health law program at the Law Center since 2007. He is an internist, professor of medicine, and special assistant to the vice president at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
Other panelists include: Stephen Linder, associate director of the TMC Health Policy Institute and director of the Institute for Health Policy at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health; Arthur "Tim" Garson Jr., director of the TMC Health Policy Institute; George Masi, president and CEO of Harris Health System; Stephen Spann, founding dean of the UH Medical School; and Anita Hufft, dean of TWU College of Nursing.
The program is free and open to the public. It will be from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 10, in the Third Coast conference room at the Texas Medical Center Health Policy Institute, 6550 Bertner Avenue, Houston, TX 77030.