Helene Levens Lipton interviews Thomas Daschle about ongoing health care challenges

Helene Levens Lipton interviews Thomas Daschle about ongoing health care challenges
November 6, 2012 - 2:15pm

What are the specific challenges to ensuring the successful implementation of the Affordable Care Act?

Helene Levens Lipton, PhD, a faculty member in the School of Pharmacy’s Department of Clinical Pharmacy, posed this and other questions in a video interview with former U.S. Senate majority leader and health policy expert Thomas Daschle.

Daschle, who advised President Obama during the development of the health care law and is now a senior policy advisor at the law firm DLA Piper, visited UCSF in October 2012 as part of the Chancellor’s Health Policy Lecture Series. Lipton is also a core faculty member at the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, UCSF School of Medicine.

Video source:

A Conversation with Thomas A. Daschle: A New Paradigm for Health Care in America


The School of Pharmacy at UC San Francisco (UCSF) is a prominent academic institution, founded in 1872, that today pioneers the health sciences graduate-level education, biomedical research, and patient care needed to further the development and best use of precise therapeutics—medications, medical devices, and diagnostic tests—to improve the health of people everywhere. The School is an integral part of UCSF, the nation’s leading university exclusively focused on health.

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