Courtesy of University Press
Abdul El-Sayed and Micah Johnson.
"America is the only advanced nation with a health insurance system that crumbled in the face of COVID-19," an excerpt from Medicare for All: A Citizens Guide
reads. "In the United States, millions lost their health insurance along with their jobs as a deadly contagion spread all around them."
The book, released earlier this month, was written by Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, a physician, epidemiologist, public health expert, and progressive activist who served as Detroit’s health director and ran for governor in 2018, and Micah Johnson, a resident physician in internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.
Medicare for All: A Citizens Guide
is an examination of the American healthcare system, as well as how universal healthcare might function, what it would cost, and the benefits to ensuring affordable coverage to all Americans.
in Detroit will host a virtual conversation with both El-Sayed and Johnson to discuss the book and its findings from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 9.
Attendees are invited to register for the free event, and upon doing so are encouraged to donate to Pages Bookshop.
To register visit pagesbkshop.com
To read an excerpt from Medicare for All: a Citizens Guide
, revisit our cover story here
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