Unfortunately, most medical school curriculums do not have time to teach us about the nuts and bolts of health policy. Instead, we must learn the intimidating language of health policy, legislation and politics on our own. Here are some great resources about single payer, what it is, and more importantly, what it’s not! Often the best educational resource is a PNHP speaker.Click here to learn more
As future physicians, medical students represent the leading edge of social change; we are the future of medicine in this country! Political leaders want to hear what you have to say, and take it very seriously. Medical students nationwide are initiating student chapters in support of single payer advocacy. These groups have worked hard to make impressive progress locally, often begining with a PNHP speaker. If we combine efforts and pool our knowledge and enthusiasm, the results will be extremely powerful.Click here to find out how to become active in the fight for single payer.