Sponsored by Benjamin Rush Institute (formerly Benjamin Rush Society) 2009 Stanford Medical School Be it resolved that: The federal government vs. the free market: Which can provide the more compassionate and efficient health care plan for America? For the federal government: Aaron Roland, MD, Family Physician, Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF Henry Abrams, MD, […]
The Arthur N. Rupe Debate Series April 20, 2013 University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine Be it resolved that: Maintenance of certification requirements fail to improve the quality of medical care while placing unnecessary burdens on physicians. In favor: Paul Kempen, MD, PhD, Cleveland, OH. Anesthesiologist; alternate delegate, Ohio State Medical Association; Board member, […]
The Arthur N. Rupe Debate Series March 26, 2013 Yale Medical School Be it resolved that: Markets with limited government intervention are the best way to control spending growth in health care. In favor: Mr. Avik Roy, NYC, author of “The Apothecary”, Forbes Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute Mr. Joshua Archambault, MPP, Boston, Ma, Director of […]
The Arthur N. Rupe Debate Series March 12, 2013 Icahn School of Medicine at the Mt. Sinai Medical Center Be it resolved that: Medicare and Medicaid must be drastically changed to survive the current budget crisis and health care reform. In favor: Sally Pipes, San Francisco, CA, President & CEO, Pacific Research Institute, Taube Fellow […]
The Arthur N. Rupe Debate Series March 11, 2013 Ohio State University College of Medicine Be it resolved that: Current conflict of interest policies create unjustified obstacles to medical innovation and the the development of affordable, quality medical care In favor: Dr. Tom Stossel, MD, Boston, MA, Director, Translational Medicine Division, Senior Physician, Hematology Division, […]
On March 13, 2012, Congressman Tom Price, MD, (GA-06) spoke to the University of Colorado chapter of the Benjamin Rush Institute at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, CO. Dr. Price spoke about how physicians need to be involved in politics, because if they are not – others will take control of the profession.
The Arthur N. Rupe Debate Series November 28, 2012 George Washington University School of Medicine Be it resolved that: The requirements of social justice are in conflict with the requiements of an ethical doctor-patient relationship In favor: Dr. Richard Fogoros, MD, Pittsburgh, PA, Cardiologist, Author of The Covert Rationing Blog Dr. Lee Hieb, MD, Logan, […]