Claudia Fegan

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Claudia Fegan

Template:TOCnestleft Claudia Fegan is an Illinois medical activist.

Physicians for a National Health Program

In 2004 Claudia Fegan was president of Physicians for a National Health Program, which advocates a universal, comprehensive Single-Payer National Health Program. PNHP has more than 10,000 members and chapters across the United States. Fegan is the medical director of outpatient care at Provident Hospital on the South Side of Chicago. She is a co-author of Universal Healthcare: What the United States Can Learn from Canada (New Press, 2001).

In 2009 Claudia Fegan M.D. was listed as a Regional & At-Large Delegate and as a Past-President for Physicians for a National Health Program.[1]

How Class Works

The "How Class Works - 2008" conference held at Stony Brook, New York, June 5 - 7, 2008, Center for Study of Working Class Life, proposed speakers list included: Sam Anderson, Catherine-Mercedes Brillantes Judge, Pedro Caban, Fuat Ercan, Claudia Fegan, Bill Fletcher, Jr., Tami Gold, Elizabeth Hoffman, Sara Jarayaman, Stathis Kouvelakis, Sherry Linkon, Meizhu Lui, Manning Marable, Jack Metzgar, Nelson Motto, Manny Ness, Bertell Ollman, Jeff Perry, Catherine Pouzoulet, David Roediger, Andrew Ross, John Russo, Vinny Tirelli, Michelle Tokarczyk, Richard Trumka and Joe Wilson.

Conference organiser was Michael Zweig Director, Center for Study of Working Class Life, Department of Economics State University of New York ,Stony Brook, NY[2].

IUS event

May 30, 2009 Congressman John Yarmuth co-sponsor of HR 676, single payer healthcare, introduced Congressman John Conyers , at a New Albany, IN/Louisville, KY single payer event with, Dr. Claudia Fegan, Dr. Rob Stone, chaired by The Rev. A. David Bos, at IUS. Over 150 people attended. This is one of the 10 national single payer seminars supported by the Presbyterian Church USA. The event was sponsored by Kay Tillow's Kentuckians for Single Payer Healthcare, Hoosiers for a Commonsense Health Plan, and Physicians for a National Health Program-KY.[3]