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May 2010
May 2010

Sun. 2 May, 2010

Save Primary Care at St. John West Shore Hospital (Sun. 2 May, 2010 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

29000 Center Ridge Rd. -Westlake, OH 44145 -Supporters will meet on the south side of the street, just across from the entrance to the hospital.
BACKGROUND: Dr. George Randt, a doctor at St. John's Medical Center in Westlake, and his partner, are being laid off as of April 30. The primary reason given is "lack of productivity." Translation: they spend too much time with their patients. Their termination leaves 2500 patients "medically homeless."
Dr. Margaret Flowers of PNHP and others will be speaking at this Mobilize Ohio Movement (MOM) action.

Wed. 5 May, 2010

Cleveland Chapter SPAN Mtg (Wed. 5 May, 2010 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm)

Cleveland Heights Public Library, 2345 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights,  Meeting Room B -
Come early at 6:30  PM for informal discussion

Cleveland Chapter SPAN Mtg (Wed. 5 May, 2010 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Cleveland Heights Public Library, 2345 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights,  Meeting Room B -
Come early at 6:30  PM for informal discussion

Mon. 10 May, 2010

SPAN Cleveland Chapter Executive Board Meeting (Mon. 10 May, 2010 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm)

Because of the May 15 joint meeting, we are not having a regular Cleveland Chapter meeting in May.To take care of upcoming business and make some plans for the summer, we will hold an executive board meet at our usual localtion (Cleveland Heights Library on Lee Rd) This meeting will be open to all SPAN supporters.

SPAN Cleveland Chapter Executive Board Meeting (Mon. 10 May, 2010 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm)

Because of the May 15 joint meeting, we are not having a regular Cleveland Chapter meeting in May.To take care of upcoming business and make some plans for the summer, we will hold an executive board meet at our usual localtion (Cleveland Heights Library on Lee Rd) This meeting will be open to all SPAN supporters.

Tue. 11 May, 2010

Portage SPAN Chapter Meeting (Tue. 11 May, 2010 5:00 am - 6:00 am)

Monthly meeting of the Portage Area SPAN Chapter.  Come help us with our business outreach and recruitment drive.
UU Church of Kent228 Gougler Ave, Kent, OH

Sat. 15 May, 2010

Joint Meeting of Northeast Ohio SPAN Chapters (Sat. 15 May, 2010 2:00 am - 4:00 am)

South Haven United Church of Christ - 415 Northfield Road -Bedford, OH (just south of Rockside Rd.) -

Mon. 17 May, 2010

SPAN Ohio 7th Annual State Conference (Mon. 17 May, 2010 6:00 am - 1:00 pm)

The Ramada Plaza Hotel & Conference Center - 4900 Sinclair Road - Columbus, OH 43229 -
http://spanohio.org/SPAN2010ConferenceRegistration.pdf

Thu. 20 May, 2010

Lorain County Chapter in Formation (Thu. 20 May, 2010 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Underground Cafe -401 Broadway -Lorain, Ohio - (Corner of 4th and Broadway - ample parking in lot to right of building.)

Sun. 23 May, 2010

Health Care in America: What Is It and What Could it Be? (Sun. 23 May, 2010 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm)

Siegal College of Judaic Studies -26500 Shaker Boulevard, Beachwood -
A unique, two-day symposium addressing questions and concerns about health care.  The symposium will discuss various issues we face today, including:
Who is entitled to health care, according to Jewish and non-Jewish traditions?
What can we do to ensure the most vulnerable populations are served?
How involved should the government and community be in medical and financial decisions? 
Moderated by Ronald A. Brauner, PhD, Faculty Advisor, Siegal College
Sunday, May 23, 2010 from 6:30 – 9:30 pmFeaturing:
Fred Rothstein MD, President of University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Keynote: “Health Reform: What will it take for a healthier America?” 
Rabbi Steven Denker, Temple Emanu El, “Choosing Life: Health Care as a Jewish Value” 
Sharona Hoffman, CWRU Professor of Law & Bioethics, Co-Director, Law-Medicine Center, “Health Care & the Law” 
Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge “The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act:  A Good First Step” 
Monday, May 24, 2010 from 8:45 am – 12:15 pmFeaturing:
Joseph White PhD, Professor and Chair of Political Science, CWRU, “The Obama Compromise Compared to the International Standard” 
Arthur Lavin MD, Advanced Pediatrics, “A Jewish Doctor’s Perspective on Health Care in America” 
Diane Korman, MSN, CHPN, NCJW/Montefiore Hospice, “The Role of Palliative Care and Hospice Services” 
Karil Bialostosky, Executive Director, MedWorks, “MedWorks Health Clinics for the Uninsured and Underinsured” 
Sally Ollerton, LSW, Alzheimer’s Association, Cleveland Chapter, “An interview with Harold Scott, A Caregiver’s Perspective” 
Aaron Marinelli, Principal at Chapman & Chapman, “Health Care Reform – How will this new Legislation Affect Consumers and the Insurance Industry?” 
Open to the Community
CEU’s for social workers and nurses are available Fees: $36 for full Symposium, $20 for one day 
To register or for more information, contact 216.464.4050 or email: events@siegalcollege.edu

Health Care in America: What Is It and What Could it Be? (Sun. 23 May, 2010 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Siegal College of Judaic Studies -26500 Shaker Boulevard, Beachwood -
A unique, two-day symposium addressing questions and concerns about health care.  The symposium will discuss various issues we face today, including:
Who is entitled to health care, according to Jewish and non-Jewish traditions?
What can we do to ensure the most vulnerable populations are served?
How involved should the government and community be in medical and financial decisions? 
Moderated by Ronald A. Brauner, PhD, Faculty Advisor, Siegal College
Sunday, May 23, 2010 from 6:30 – 9:30 pmFeaturing:
Fred Rothstein MD, President of University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Keynote: “Health Reform: What will it take for a healthier America?” 
Rabbi Steven Denker, Temple Emanu El, “Choosing Life: Health Care as a Jewish Value” 
Sharona Hoffman, CWRU Professor of Law & Bioethics, Co-Director, Law-Medicine Center, “Health Care & the Law” 
Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge “The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act:  A Good First Step” 
Monday, May 24, 2010 from 8:45 am – 12:15 pmFeaturing:
Joseph White PhD, Professor and Chair of Political Science, CWRU, “The Obama Compromise Compared to the International Standard” 
Arthur Lavin MD, Advanced Pediatrics, “A Jewish Doctor’s Perspective on Health Care in America” 
Diane Korman, MSN, CHPN, NCJW/Montefiore Hospice, “The Role of Palliative Care and Hospice Services” 
Karil Bialostosky, Executive Director, MedWorks, “MedWorks Health Clinics for the Uninsured and Underinsured” 
Sally Ollerton, LSW, Alzheimer’s Association, Cleveland Chapter, “An interview with Harold Scott, A Caregiver’s Perspective” 
Aaron Marinelli, Principal at Chapman & Chapman, “Health Care Reform – How will this new Legislation Affect Consumers and the Insurance Industry?” 
Open to the Community
CEU’s for social workers and nurses are available Fees: $36 for full Symposium, $20 for one day 
To register or for more information, contact 216.464.4050 or email: events@siegalcollege.edu

Mon. 24 May, 2010

Health Care in America: What Is It and What Could it Be? (Mon. 24 May, 2010 4:45 am - 8:15 am)

Siegal College of Judaic Studies -26500 Shaker Blvd, Beachwood -
Day 2 of symposium addressing questions and concerns about health care, featuring:
Joseph White PhD, Professor and Chair of Political Science, CWRU, “The Obama Compromise Compared to the International Standard” 
Arthur Lavin MD, Advanced Pediatrics, “A Jewish Doctor’s Perspective on Health Care in America” 
Diane Korman, MSN, CHPN, NCJW/Montefiore Hospice, “The Role of Palliative Care and Hospice Services” 
Karil Bialostosky, Executive Director, MedWorks, “MedWorks Health Clinics for the Uninsured and Underinsured” 
Sally Ollerton, LSW, Alzheimer’s Association, Cleveland Chapter, “An interview with Harold Scott, A Caregiver’s Perspective” 
Aaron Marinelli, Principal at Chapman & Chapman, “Health Care Reform – How will this new Legislation Affect Consumers and the Insurance Industry?”

Open to the Community
CEU’s for social workers and nurses are available Fees: $36 for full Symposium, $20 for one day 
To register or for more information, contact 216.464.4050 or email: events@siegalcollege.edu

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