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

May 19, 2014

Brooklyn, NY – 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 Health Sciences University, 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.


About SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Downstate Health Sciences University in Brooklyn is one of four academic health centers (AMCs) in The State University of New York (SUNY) 64-campus system and the only SUNY AMC in New York City dedicated to health education, research, and patient care for the borough’s 2.7 million residents. Its flagship hospital, University Hospital at Downstate (UHD), is a teaching hospital and benefits from the expertise of Downstate’s exceptional medical school and world-class academic center research facilities. With a staff of over 800 physicians representing 53 specialties and subspecialties, Downstate offers comprehensive healthcare services to the community.

UHD provides high-risk neonatal and infant services, pediatric nephrology, and dialysis for kidney diseases and is the only kidney transplantation program in Brooklyn. Beyond its clinical expertise, Downstate houses a range of esteemed educational institutions, including its College of Medicine, College of Nursing, School of Health Professions, School of Graduate Studies, and School of Public Health. Downstate fosters innovation through its multifaceted biotechnology initiative, the Biotechnology Incubator and BioBAT, which support early-stage and more mature biotech companies.