21st Century Healthcare Symposium

Can We Harmonize Access, Quality & Cost?

On the eve of oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court in one of the most critical challenges yet to the Affordable Care Act, Willamette University College of Law brings together an impressive group of leading healthcare providers, policy-makers, economists and scholars to examine the promises and progress of “Obamacare.”

February 27, 2015, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(Registration at 8 a.m.)

John C. Paulus Lecture Hall (Room 201)
Truman Wesley Collins Legal Center
245 Winter St. S.E., Salem, Oregon 97301


  • Members of the bar and general public, full day:
    • Regular - $185
    • Non-Willamette students (student ID required) - $45
  • Willamette students, faculty and staff (Willamette ID required)
    • Panel sessions only - Free
    • Panel sessions, lunch and keynote - $​20

Keynote Speaker:
Lynne Saxton, Director of the Oregon Health Authority, will deliver one of her first public presentations since her recent appointment to that position.

Panelists include representatives from the Oregon Healthcare Quality Corporation, Health Share of Oregon, Northwest Health Foundation, Oregon Legislature, Governor Kitzhaber’s Office, Oregon Health Authority, Salem Hospital, OHSU, Health Share Oregon, Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt, Locke Lord LLP, Cato Institute, Northeastern University and Willamette University College of Law.

This program has been certified by the Oregon State Bar for 6.5 general CLE credits.
The Salem Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For more information, contact Reyna Meyers at 503-370-6046.

21st Century Healthcare Symposium Registration

Panel Discussions

  • Expanding Access to Healthcare: Addressing Disparities in Healthcare Delivery
  • Grappling with the Cost Conundrum
  • Care Innovation and Work Force Constraints
  • The Current Federal Constitutional Battlefield
  • Imagining the Future of Healthcare.


Willamette University College of Law Center for Constitutional Government

Willamette University Department of Politics

Willamette Law Review

Salem Health

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