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

Six Milken Institute SPH faculty experts are available to comment and offer insights into the various elements and impacts of the Ebola virus outbreak.More
The Fellowship in Health Care Policy is open to post-doctoral researchers with a desire to understand and study health care until and will run from July 2015–June 2017.More
GWSPH students Solape, Kristely, Katie & Stuart are available to answer prospective student questions about the GWSPH experience, application process, life in DC & more.More