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[May 19, 2014]

Free Lecture on the Affordable Care Act, Wednesday, May 21

The Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare,” is the topic of a free talk to be given Wednesday, May 21, 2014, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Classroom 1A, 395 Lenox Road, Brooklyn, New York 11203. 

Daniel C. Ehlke, PhD, assistant professor of health policy and management at SUNY Downstate’s School of Public Health, is the speaker.

Refreshments will be served. For more information, please call 718-270-3739. The lecture is sponsored by SUNY Downstate’s Center for Community Health Promotion and Wellness.



SUNY Downstate Medical Center, founded in 1860, was the first medical school in the United States to bring teaching out of the lecture hall and to the patient’s bedside. A center of innovation and excellence in research and clinical service delivery, SUNY Downstate Medical Center comprises a College of Medicine, Colleges of Nursing and Health Related Professions, a School of Graduate Studies, a School of Public Health, University Hospital of Brooklyn, and an Advanced Biotechnology Park and Biotechnology Incubator.

SUNY Downstate ranks eleventh nationally in the number of alumni who are on the faculty of American medical schools. More physicians practicing in New York City have graduated from SUNY Downstate than from any other medical school. To learn more about SUNY Downstate, visit