Welcome to Health Care Justice
We are the Charlotte, NC chapter of Physicians for a National Health Program. PNHP is a non-profit research and education organization of over 21,000 medical professionals and members of the general public who support single-payer national health insurance.

Who We Are

We are community members pursuing a single payer universal health care system. Read more.

Mission Statement

Health Care Justice North Carolina supports privately delivered, publicly funded, expanded, and improved Medicare for all.

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Chapter Resolution

Do you believe that single-payer, Medicare for All is the fix to our country's health care crisis? If so, please sign our resolution and join HCJ today and join hundreds that have already signed.

News & Events

Dr. Ed Weisbart to speak in Charlotte April 29-30

Dr. Weisbart is an excellent speaker who was here in Charlotte a couple of years ago and is coming back by popular demand. The April 29 workshops are for activists who want to educate others about single payer, and the April 30 event ("Medicare for All: Simple, Prudent and Proudly American") is open to the public.

See our event flier for details. Please RSVP to denisefinck@hotmail.com and specify which days/events you will be attending.

HCJ-NC annual member meeting a success

Meeting 2018

Our annual members-only meeting of HCJ-NC on Feb 15, 2018, held at the Midwood International and Cultural Center was both interesting and tasty. Grace's chili clearly won as evidenced by the desperately scraped crock pot.

In addition, we learned about the different words used and values held by conservatives and liberals as it pertains to the current health care debate. We also learned the next action steps we can take to spread the word about improved Medicare for All:

  • Talk to one person a day
  • Host a "Fix It" party
  • Find organizational audiences for "Fix It"
  • Encourage others to view "Fix It" on Vimeo
  • Use quick fact sheets
  • Hand out HCJ-NC business cards to acquaintances
  • Write letters to the editor
  • Attend rallies in support

HCJ-NC rallies at the 2018 Women's March

Pride 2017

Members of HCJ-NC were among the thousands who attended the Women's ReMarch in Charlotte on Jan. 20, 2018.

Quick Facts Handout (NEW!)

HCJ-NC has created a one-page handout of facts on improved Medicare for all. Click here to open/print the document in your web browser. (Or right-click to save as a PDF document.)

Cornwell Center group advocates Medicare for all

Pride 2017

Health Care Justice - North Carolina has spun off a satellite! Our newest Board member, Jacki Marshall, organized a group at the Cornwell Center, a wellness and fitness center affiliated with a church where she and many of her friends do yoga and other activities.

After being inspired by seeing FixIt there last fall, she organized a group of like-minded folk to further the mission of HCJ-NC with a series of three screenings. Over 150 people came to the presentations, each followed by a spirited Q&A led by panels of physicians.

At the podium (above) is PNHP member Dr. John Clarkson, retired ophthalmologist and dean emeritus of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Large medical student presence at Moral March

Members of Students for a National Health Program (SNaHP) joined PNHP president Dr. Carol Paris and local doctors in Raleigh on Feb. 10, 2018 for a "White Coat Brigade."

Video: "Make American Healthcare for All"

Thanks to HCJ-NC member Zach Thomas for writing this song and to Brian Kasher for producing it. Please view, enjoy, and share!