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UAMS’ David Lipschitz, M.D., Ph.D., To Lecture on America’s Medicare Crisis

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UAMS Medical Center

UAMS’ David Lipschitz, M.D., Ph.D., To Lecture on America’s Medicare Crisis

LITTLE ROCK — David Lipschitz, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will offer a public lecture on upcoming changes in the Medicare system on November 18.

Lipschitz is scheduled to speak at 9 a.m. Nov. 18 at the Reynolds Institute on the UAMS campus. Coffee and pastries will be provided. The event is free, and registration is not required. For information, call (501) 607-4679.

Lipschitz is chairman of the UAMS Department of Geriatrics, former host of the PBS series “Aging Successfully with Dr. David” and a newspaper columnist.

UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with five colleges, a graduate school, a medical center, six centers of excellence and a statewide network of regional centers. UAMS has about 2,430 students and 715 medical residents. It is one of the state’s largest public employers with about 9,400 employees, including nearly 1,000 physicians who provide medical care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS’ Area Health Education Centers throughout the state. UAMS and its affiliates have an economic impact in Arkansas of $4.5 billion a year. For more information, visit www.uams.edu.

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