Health Policy

The mission of the Department of Health Policy is to serve as an intellectual and practice-oriented community in the Nation’s capital dedicated to advancing innovative and effective health policy education, research and service to improve public health and health services domestically and globally.  Our Washington, DC location offers unique and exciting opportunities for policy-focused research, practice and experiential learning.  You will find our graduates working in Congressional offices and federal agencies, in advocacy and trade associations, in think tanks, in health care systems, and in local, state and global policy organizations as well.

Department News

Funding cuts could disrupt training of 550 medical residents and exacerbate primary care shortageMore
A new issue brief finds that the connection between health centers and CHIP beneficiaries is especially strong in certain states including AK, SD, WV, NJ, CO and NY.More
An amicus brief by 19 deans and over 80 faculty members from schools of public health and public health programs across the nation was filed yesterday.More