John Geyman, M.D. to Speak on Health Care
Griffin Bay Bookstore and the San Juan Island Library present John Geyman, M.D….
Griffin Bay Bookstore and the San Juan Island Library are co-sponsoring, John Geyman, M.D. discussing the current health care crisis in our country on Wednesday, July 19, 7:00 PM at the Library. If you want a clear and succinct explanation of what ails our healthcare system, be sure to attend this timely author event.
Dr. Geyman will present non-partisan facts about the 3 options facing the United States: Revisions of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), two Republican proposals being debated in Congress (Trumpcare), and national health insurance under Medicare-For-All.
John Geyman’s two publications of 2017 will be available: Common Sense about Health Care Reform in America (28 pages), a synthesis of major issues today based on Thomas Paine’s approach in 1775: simple facts, plain arguments and common sense. His book: Crisis in U.S. Health Care: Corporate Power vs. the Common Good (375 pages) offers reflections on changes over the last 60 years, today’s realities, and the future of U.S. health care.
About the Author: John Geyman, M.D. is professor emeritus of family medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, where he served as Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine from 1976 to 1990. As a family physician with over 21 years I academic medicine, he also practiced in rural communities for 13 years. He was the founding editor of The Journal of Family Practice and the editor of The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. Since 1990 he has been involved with research and writing on health policy and health care reform.