Law School to Hold Roundtable on Health Care Reform on Nov. 3


MACON – Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law is hosting a roundtable discussion in November on health care reform, featuring panelists with expertise in law, medicine, political science and hospital administration.

The event, titled “Interdisciplinary Roundtable on Health Care Reform,” is scheduled for 3:30 – 5 p.m. Nov. 3 at Mercer Law School, 1021 Georgia Ave. The panelists include Don Faulk, CEO, Medical Center of Central Georgia; Carroll Babcock, Medical Center of Central Georgia; Dr. Dick Elliot, Mercer University Medical School; Chris Grant, political scientist, Mercer University; and Bill Hervey, adjunct professor, Mercer Law School.
The event is free and open to the public.  

“As Congress grapples with the tremendous challenge of reforming our nation’s health care system, important questions have surfaced that demand review from various academic disciplines and intellectuals,” said Oren R. Griffin, assistant professor of law at Mercer Law School and coordinator of the event.

“This interdisciplinary roundtable will examine the current health care debate and the likely consequences for Georgia and the nation.”

About Mercer Law School
Founded in 1873, the Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law is one of the oldest law schools in the United States and the first one in the state of Georgia accredited by the American Bar Association. Mercer Law School’s educational philosophy is based on a broadly shared commitment to prepare students for the high-quality, general practice of law in a day-to-day learning environment that is both strongly supportive and consistently professional. Its innovative Woodruff Curriculum – which focuses on ethics and practical skills amid small class sizes – earned the Gambrell Professionalism Award from the ABA for its “depth of excellence.” With an enrollment of about 420 students, Mercer Law School is nationally recognized for its exceptional programs in legal writing, moot court, public interest, and professionalism and ethics. For more information about Mercer Law School, visit or call 478.301.5000.