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Ethics panel features state health care experts

A panel discussion Monday on campus will feature three experts discussing Indiana’s health care system from an ethical perspective.

Presented by the Department of Philosophy & Religion and the College of Arts & Sciences, the event will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday in Schwitzer 013.

The featured panelists on the topics of justice, the Affordable Care Act and the Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0 will be:

  • Professor David Orentlicher, former state representative and co-director of the Hall Center for Law and Health at the IU School of Law
  • Rebecca Seifert, executive director of the Genesserat Free Clinic
  • Dr. John Wernert, Indiana’s Secretary of Family and Social Services.

The evening will conclude with a Q&A session.

A related event next Thursday will be a screening and discussion of How to Die in Oregon, a documentary about physician-assisted suicide. The movie begins at 7 p.m. in Schwitzer 010.

Both events are eligible for L/P credit. For more information, contact Dr. Peter Murphy at