50_Years_Medicare_PIE.png50th Anniversary of Medicare & Medicaid: Speakers, Pie & More!

When: Thursday, July 30, 10:00AM
Where: Professional Staff Congress CUNY, 16th floor, 61 Broadway, Manhattan, NY 10013 (downtown Manhattan)
Contact: RSVP on eventbrite here, contact Metro NY Health Care for All Campaign at 646-527-6612 or metrohealth@igc.org

Medicare & Medicaid: American as Apple Pie! Visit to offices of Rep. Dan Donovan

Congressional leaders are taking steps to drastically cut spending on and radically change these two bedrock programs.  New Yorkers need Rep. Donovan to stand strong against them!

When: Thursday, July 30, gather at 1:00PM (for 1:30PM ferry to Staten Island), press conference at 2:00PM
Where: Gather at New Amsterdam Plein (outside Staten Island Ferry Terminal in Manhattan) for 1:30 ferry, press conference at front steps of Staten Island Borough Hall (opposite St. George Ferry Terminal)
Contact: Metro NY Health Care for All Campaign at 646-527-6612 or metrohealth@igc.org

BDAY_Party.pngYou're Invited to a Birthday Party for Medicare!

The New York State Nurses Association is hosting a family-friendly event in Poughkeepsie on Sunday Aug 2nd from 11am - 3pm at Victor C. Waryas Park. It is just a few minutes walk from the Poughkeepsie train station. What better way to celebrate an American tradition like Medicare than at a beautiful park along the Hudson River? This will be fun for the whole family, complete with a pie-eating contest and a Paul Ryan dunk tank (Paul Ryan is the Congressman who supports turning Medicare into a voucher system and raising the eligibility age)! Please RSVP to let us know if you're interested in attending this event or any of the other Medicare Anniversary festivities so we can coordinate transportation and food. All are welcome to attend! 

All Medicare Anniversary events are free and open to the public.


Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP) is a single issue organization advocating a universal, comprehensive single-payer national health program. PNHP has 19,000 members and 40 chapters across the United States.

Since 1987, we've advocated for reform in the U.S. health care system. We educate physicians and other health professionals about the benefits of a single-payer system--including fewer administrative costs and affording health insurance for the 50 million Americans who have none.

Our members and physician activists work toward a single-payer national health program in their communities. PNHP performs ground breaking research on the health crisis and the need for fundamental reform, coordinates speakers and forums, participates in town hall meetings and debates, contributes scholarly articles to peer-reviewed medical journals, and appears regularly on national television and news programs advocating for a single-payer system.

PNHP is the only national physician organization in the United States dedicated exclusively to implementing a single-payer national health program.