Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, the 19th Surgeon General of the United States from 2014-2017, will visit the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for a conversation moderated by National Public Radio’s Alison Kodjak, about the role of government in promoting our nation‚Äôs public health. As communities across the country grapple with urgent public health crises, Dr. Murthy will discuss the opportunities and challenges we face and the role of government to address them. Dr. Murthy has spent his career committed to advancing health care access, addressing health disparities, creating a culture of prevention, and encouraging physical and emotional well-being.
This program is free and open to the public, and advanced registration is recommended.
‚Ä¢ Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, 19th Surgeon General of the United States @vivek_murthy
‚Ä¢ Alison Kodjak, Health Policy Correspondent, National Public Radio @alikodjakNPR
ABOUT THE EDWARD M. KENNEDY INSTITUTE FOR THE UNITED STATES SENATE
The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate is dedicated to educating the public about the important role of the Senate in our government, encouraging participatory democracy, invigorating civil discourse, and inspiring the next generation of citizens and leaders to engage in the civic life of their communities.
REGISTRATION & SEATING
Registration opens no earlier than 5:30 PM. Registration and doors close 15 minutes after the start of the program. All seating is first-come, first-served. Some seats have obstructed views.
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DIRECTIONS & PARKING
Directions are on the Institute‚Äôs website. Parking is available in the EMK Institute lot and at the JFK Presidential Library and Museum.