An actuary, an economist, and a doctor discuss healthcare equity in America


Location: 127 Hayes-Healy Center

An actuary, an economist, and a doctor discuss healthcare equity in America

Wednesday, November 3, 2021
5:30 pm
127 Hayes-Healy


America leads the world in health care expenditures, but falls behind on many measures of health outcomes. Underlying flaws in the system are not always apparent, but the COVID-19 pandemic brought some of the more pervasive inequities into sunlight as front page news.

What can be done to improve the situation?

To explore these topics, we will engage three experts in U.S. healthcare and health equity to share their perspectives on why our current system is not working for all Americans, and what can be done to improve outcomes for those falling behind. Our experts bring diverse perspectives to this issue sharing their wisdom from various perspectives: economics, physician/medical care provider, and a health care financing/actuarial perspective.

  • Dr. Adrienne Sabety, Wilson Family LEO Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Notre Dame
  • Dr. Jesse Hsieh, Chairman of the Board of the Beacon Health System
  • Andrew Hiles, F.S.A, Vice President of Plan Sponsor Insights and Health


Please bring any questions you might have and join us for this lively and informative discussion. Refreshments will be provided.


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Sponsored by the Delahanty Family Endowment for Excellence in Mathematics, the Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics, and the Actuarial Science Club.