Monday, July 9, 2018 – 5:30pm
Presenting a nonpartisan policy talk about the future of health care with Stuart Butler, a senior fellow at The Brookings Institution and former board member of Health Care Services of the National Academy of Medicine and health adviser for the Congressional Budget Office.
Stuart Butler is a senior fellow in economic studies at The Brookings Institution. Prior to joining Brookings, Butler spent 35 years at The Heritage Foundation, as director of the Center for Policy Innovation and earlier as vice-president for Domestic and Economic Policy Studies. Most recently, Butler has played a prominent role in the debate over health care and reform, arguing for solutions based on individual choice, state innovation, market competition and social determinants of health. He has also been working on a wide range of other issues, including budget process reform, the future of higher education, economic mobility and federal entitlement reform. He is a visiting fellow at the Convergence Center for Policy Resolution, and a member of the editorial board of Health Affairs and the board of Mary’s Center, a group of Washington D.C.-area community health centers. Butler also serves on several advisory councils, including for the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship, the Aspen Institute’s Family Prosperity Innovation Community and the March of Dimes, and is a member of the advisory group for the National Academy’s Culture of Health Program. Previously he was a member of the Board on Health Care Services of the National Academy of Medicine, and served on the panel of health advisers for the Congressional Budget Office.