Economics of Single Payer Healthcare - James Kahn PhD, MPH

Join UCSF's Institute for Global Health Sciences for their monthly Grand Rounds.

On the heels of the annual Global Health Economics Consortium  ( we welcome Dr Kahn to Mission Bay to discuss current plans in Congress and from candidates, and best approaches and trickiest issues in implementing Medicare-for-All.

James G. Kahn, MD, MPH is professor in the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, The Institute for Global Health Sciences (IGHS), and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at UCSF. He is the founder and director of the UCSF Global Health Economics Consortium (GHECon). Dr. Kahn is an expert in cost-effectiveness analysis and associated methods of decision analysis, systematic review, meta-analysis, and costing. He has published widely on the cost and cost-effectiveness of HIV prevention and treatment in the developing world, as well as on other health conditions (e.g., malaria, maternal health, family planning, neurology, and orthopedics). For the U.S. setting, he has published on HIV and STI economic and clinical effectiveness issues, as well as health system administrative inefficiency.


The Institute for Global Health (IGHS) Grand Rounds showcases the linkage between education and research by bringing together students and researchers to discuss scientific advances in a range of fields and their implications for global health. 

IGHS Executive Director Jaime Sepulveda, MD, DSc, MPH, hosts the monthly, hour-long programs, which feature a 30-minute talk by the guest speaker followed by questions from Sepulveda, an IGHS master’s student and audience members.

Thursday, January 30 at 12:15pm to 2:00pm

Mission Hall, 1400
550 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94158

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Grand Rounds


Global Health Sciences




Mission Bay

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