October 1, 2020

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm, Eastern Time

ACS American Leaders Series with Dr. Abdul El-Sayed: Progressive Policymaking During a Pandemic

The UPenn Law ACS Student Chapter welcomes Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, a public health expert, medical doctor, and 2018 Democratic primary candidate for Michigan governor, to speak with Professor Allison Hoffman on progressive policymaking around the pandemic. 

Dr. El-Sayed has deep expertise in public health, from having served as the executive director of the Detroit Health Department and Health Officer for the City of Detroit, to having been an assistant professor for epidemiology at Columbia University, in addition to being a Rhodes Scholar. 

Professor Hoffman is also an expert on health law, having published literature on the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, and long-term care during COVID-19.

At this event Dr. El-Sayed and Professor Hoffman will discuss short-term solutions to the pandemic, how best to move forward on progressive healthcare policy, and how to shape an empathetic political system.