October 3
Policy Forum

Patients, Privacy, and PDMPs: Exploring the Impact of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs

Featuring David S. Fink, MPhil, MPH, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University; Kate M. Nicholson, JD, Civil rights attorney and pain patient advocate; Nathan Freed Wessler, JD, Staff attorney, ACLU Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project; Patience Moyo, PhD, Assistant Professor, Brown University School of Public Health; moderated by Jeffrey A. Singer, MD, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.
September 25
Book Forum

Big Brother in the Exam Room: The Dangerous Truth about Electronic Health Records

Featuring Twila Brase, Author, Big Brother in the Exam Room, President, Citizens' Council for Health Freedom; Edward Lee, Executive Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, The Permanente Federation; and Shannon Sartin, Executive Director, U.S. Digital Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid; moderated by Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute.
April 9
Book Forum

25 Years of Patient Power

Featuring Sen. Bill Cassidy, MD, (R-LA); John C. Goodman, Author, Patient Power; President, Goodman Institute; Paul B. Ginsburg, Leonard D. Schaeffer Chair in Health Policy Studies, Brookings Institution; and David A. Hyman, Coauthor, Overcharged; Professor of Law, Georgetown University; Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; moderated by Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute.
February 28
Policy Forum

Big Fat Nutrition Policy

Featuring Nina Teicholz, Author, The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet; director of the Nutrition Coalition; adjunct professor, New York University Wagner School of Public Policy; moderated by Terence Kealey, Visiting Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; author, Breakfast is a Dangerous Meal: Why You Should Ditch Your Morning Meal For Health and Wellbeing.
February 20
Capitol Hill Briefing

How Much Should Medicare Pay for Drugs?

Featuring Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Peter Van Doren, Senior Fellow and Editor, Regulation, Cato Institute; moderated by Matt Weibel, Director of Government & External Affairs, Cato Institute. Due to inclement weather, this hill briefing has been cancelled.
July 12
Film Screening

To Err Is Human

Join us for a special private screening of the documentary, To Err Is Human, followed by commentary featuring Mike Eisenberg, Director, To Err Is Human; Carolyn M. Clancy, MD, Executive in Charge, Veterans Health Administration; David A. Hyman, MD, Professor of Law, Georgetown University; Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; Coauthor, Overcharged; and Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute.
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February 7
Policy Forum

Overturning the FDA’s Gag Rule

Featuring Howard Root, Former CEO, Vascular Solutions, Inc. and author, Cardiac Arrest; Christina Sandefur, Executive Vice President, Goldwater Institute; and Jessica Flanigan, Assistant Professor, University of Richmond; moderated by Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute.
November 15
Capitol Hill Briefing

Liberating Telemedicine

Featuring Brian Schatz (D-HI), United States Senator; Shirley Svorny, Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; and Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.