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PNHP CHAPTER ORGANIZING 2008-2009. Oliver Fein, M.D. President Physicians for a National Health Program Professor of Clinical Medicine and Public Health Associate Dean Office of Affiliations and Global Health Education Weill Cornell Medical College

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Pnhp chapter organizing 2008 2009
PNHP CHAPTER ORGANIZING2008-2009

Oliver Fein, M.D.

President

Physicians for a National Health Program

Professor of Clinical Medicine and Public Health

Associate Dean

Office of Affiliations and Global Health Education

Weill Cornell Medical College

PNHP Leadership Training and Annual Meeting

October 2009


Disclosures
DISCLOSURES

Dr. Oliver Fein has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.


Workshop outline
WORKSHOP OUTLINE

  • National Support for Chapter Organizing

    Introducing: Ali Thebert

    2. The Minneapolis Example

    Elizabeth Frost, Ann Settgast, Susan Hasti

    3. Potential Chapter Activities

    4. Media Activities

    Mark Almberg

    5. Chapter Organization

    6. Fundraising


Chapter organizing
CHAPTER ORGANIZING

  • April 2008 Philadelphia

  • June 2008 New Haven

  • Sept 2008 New Mexico

  • Nov 2008 Atlanta


Chapter organizing1
CHAPTER ORGANIZING

  • March 2009 Seattle

  • April 2009 Toledo/Ohio SPAN

  • May 2009 Miami

  • June 2009 Minneapolis

  • Sept 2009 Indianapolis

  • Oct 2009 Houston


Chapter organizer
CHAPTER ORGANIZER

  • Contact person for local leaders

  • Assess organizing opportunities

  • Local media and communications

  • Leadership visits to chapters

    Thanks to Joanne Landy and Ali Thebert


Minneapolis june 2009
MINNEAPOLIS – June 2009

Hosts: Elizabeth Frost, Susan Hasti, Ann Settgast

Wednesday

7 PM Forum: Equality and Health Access

Thursday

10 am ER Conference: Regions Hospital

Noon IM Grand Rounds: Univ of Minnesota

1 pm Student discussion

3 pm Pioneer Press: Editorial Board

5 pm Cocktailfund raiser

7 pm Minnesota Universal HC Coalition


Minneapolis continued
MINNEAPOLIS - continued

Friday

9 am Star Tribune: Editorial Board

10 am Radio Interview

11 am Press Conference

Noon IM Grand Rounds: Hennepin Country

3 pm NPR: Studio Interview

7 pm Reception at Susan Hasti’s home

Saturday

8 am Organizers’ breakfast and planning


Potential chapter activities
POTENTIAL CHAPTER ACTIVITIES

  • Monthly Board meetings

  • Monthly Educational Forums

  • Op-Eds, Letters to the Editor, etc,

  • Speaker Training Workshops

  • Speaker’s Bureau

  • Leafleting, Vigils, Demos

  • Fundraising


Board activity
BOARD ACTIVITY

  • Monthly meetings before Forums

    6:00 – 7:30 pm (one hour)

  • December Exec/Officer elections

    7:00 – 9:00 pm (two hour)

  • General membership meeting

    (June: Board elections)

  • Retreat

    (July: day long – outside city)


Pnhp ny metro chapter thursday may 1 2008 board meeting agenda 6 00 7 30 p m
PNHP NY Metro ChapterThursday, May 1, 2008 Board Meeting Agenda6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

1. Introductions

2. Minutes of March 2008 Board meeting – sent to board members via email.

3. Where members have been or will be speaking?

4. Executive Director’s Report: Courtney Morrow

5. Chair’s Report: Oli Fein

6. Treasurer’s Report.: Len Rodberg.

  • Fund Appeal letter will be out by 5/30

  • Follow-up phone calls during the week of 6/1

  • “Ten Excellent Reasons for National Health Care” book and proposed Fall book

    party/fundraiser. Mary O’Brien, Martha Livingston.

    8. PNHP NY-Metro Chapter Board elections: 6/18

    9. General Membership meeting: Agenda.

    10. State Action Committee: “Health Care for All New York Campaign,” May 6 Albany Single Payer

    lobby day and more. Robert Padgug, Carol Schneebaum and Len Rodberg

    11. Congressional visits.

    12. Summer board retreat: Proposed agenda.

    13. June 19: National Day of Protest Against Private Health Insurance Corporations. 

    Wednesday, June 18, 2008: 7 – 9 PM - General Membership meeting and board elections.

    Saturday, June 28, 2008: 10 – 5 PM - Board Retreat – Englewood, New Jersey


  • Monthly forums 2009
    MONTHLY FORUMS2009

    • Sept - Health Care Reform

      Student Perspectives: Stanton Shek/Anthony Accurso

      PNHP Perspective: Len Rodberg, Ph.D.

    • Oct - Single Payer Activism: National and Local

      Margaret Flowers, M.D.

      Laura Boylan, M.D.

    • Nov - Impact of Reform on Medicare

      Joe Baker, Medicare Rights Center

      Alec Pruchnicki, M.D., NY Metro PNHP Board

    • Dec - Board meeting


    Media and communications mark almberg
    MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONSMark Almberg

    • Letters to the Editor

    • Op-Eds

    • Local/Community Newspapers

      Columnist

    • Media contact lists


    Chapter organization
    CHAPTER ORGANIZATION

    • Officers: Chair, Vice Chair,

      Secretary, Treasurer

    • Executive Committee

    • Speakers Bureau

    • Committees/Work Groups


    Committees work groups
    COMMITTEES/WORK GROUPS

    • National Action

    • State Action

    • Media/Communications

    • Membership

    • Student Organizing

    • Fundraising

    • Nominating