Health Policy

The following lists are examples of the types of employers and job titles that students and alumni interested in Health Policy might consider. Please note there is certainly crossover between departments. This list is not comprehensive; it is intended to be used as a starting point for job seekers to begin research into the field.

Sample Employers

Abt Associates
Action Africa
Advisory Board Company
Aetna Foundation
Agency for Healthcare Research and Policy
Aligning Forces for Quality
Alliance for Health Reform
Alliance of Community Health Plans
Altarum Institute
America’s Health Insurance Plans
American Academy of Dermatology
American Academy of Family Physicians
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Association for Radiation Oncology
American Association of Medical Colleges
American Association of Tissue Banks
American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
American Diabetes Association
American Healthcare Alliance
American Heart Association
American Hospital Association
American Institutes for Research
American Kidney Fund
American Lung Association
American Nurses Association
American Public Health Association
American Red Cross
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Analysis Group
APCO Worldwide
ASPPH Public Health Policy Fellowship Program
Association of Immunization Managers
Association of Public Health Laboratories
Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health
Australian-American Health Policy Fellowship 
Avalere Health
Bain & Company
Berkeley Research Group
Booz Allen Hamilton
Breakaway Policy Strategies
Brookings Institute
Cadmus Group
Campaign for Public Health Foundation
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs
CDM Group
Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy
Center for Effective Government
Center for Global Development
Center for Health Care Strategies
Center for Justice and International Law
Center for Medical Technology Policy
Center for Political Accountability
Center for Strategic and International Studies
Center for Studying Health System Change
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Children’s Defense Fund
CNA Analysis and Solutions
Congressional Research Service
Crowell & Moring, LLP
DC Department of Health Care Finance
Deloitte Center for Health Solutions
Dialysis Patient Citizens
Drug Policy Alliance
Enterprise Development
Ernst & Young
Eurasia Group
Families USA
Families USA Villers Fellowship
Foley Hoag LLP
Foundation Strategy Group
Friends of Cancer Research
Global Healthy Living Foundation
Guide to Careers in Child and Family Policy
Guttmacher Institute
HCM Strategists
Health Care Cost Institute
Health HIV
Health Share of Oregon
Healthcare Technology Safety Institute
Human Impact Partners
Humanitas, Inc.
ICF International
IMPAQ International
Institute for e-Health Policy
Institute for Food and Development Policy (Food First)
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
Institute for Public Health Innovation
Integrity Management Services
International Center for Alcohol Policies
International Center for Research on Women
International Food Policy Research Institutes
JBS International, Inc.
Jeffrey J. Kimbell & Associates
Johnson & Johnson
Kaiser Family Foundation
Kellogg Health Scholars Program
Lewin Group
Magellan Health Services
Managed Care Advisors
Manatt Health Solutions
Maryland Health Benefit Exchange
Maryland Women’s Coalition for Health Care Reform
Mathematica Policy Research
McKinsey & Co.
Medical Payment Advisory Commission
Mongan Commonwealth Fund Fellowship Program
N. Chapman Associates
Nathan Associates, Inc.
National Academy for State Health Policy
National Academy of Social Insurance
National AIDS Housing Coalition
National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors
National Assembly on School-Based Health Care
National Association of Community Health Centers
National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities
National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems
National Breast Cancer Coalition
National Business Group on Health
National Center for Ethics in Health Care
National Center for Policy Analysis
National Coalition on Health Care
National Committee for Quality Assurance
National Council for Science and the Environment
National Governors Association
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
National Kidney Foundation
National Minority AIDS Council
National Organization for Rare Disorders
National Partnership for Women & Families
National Quality Forum
National Renal Administrators Association
National Research Center for Women & Families
NCHS/AcademyHealth Health Policy Fellowship
Office of Management and Budget
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Pew Charitable Trusts
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
Public Citizen
RAND Corporation
Resources for the Future
Results for Development Institute
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity
Sanofi Pasteur
Social Science Research Solutions
Special Needs Consulting Services
Strategic Health Care
Susan G. Koman for the Cure
The AIDS Institute
The Beryl Institute
The Biotechnology Industry Organization
The Center for Health Improvement
The Children’s Partnership
The Commonwealth Fund
The Corkery Group
The Hilltop Institute
The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies
The Moran Company
The Partnership for Public Service
The Public Health Foundation
The Reproductive Health Technologies Project
The Urban Institute
Trust for America’s Health
U.S. Department of Agriculture
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
U.S. Government Accountability Office
U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Public Interest Research Group
U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions
UN Research Institute for Social Development
VHA, Inc.

Sample Job Titles

Advisor in Health Systems & Services
Assistant Professor
Associate Chief Counsel
Associate Director
Associate Director of Medical & Regulatory Policy
Clinical Research Coordinator
Director of Regulatory Affairs
Director, Federal Relations
Electronic Medical Records Implementation Consultant
Health Insurance Specialist
Health Policy Analyst
Health Policy Fellow
Insurance Specialist
Junior Associate
Legislative Assistant
Legislative Manager
Management Associate
Manager, Government and Regulatory Affairs
Manager, Health Policy & Research
Patient Resource Specialist
Policy Analyst
Policy and Advocacy Associate
Product Development Manager
Program Associate
Program Manager
Project Analyst
Project Manager
Public Affairs Manager
Public Health Analyst
Research Aide
Research Analyst
Research Assistant
Research Associate
Research Consultant
Research Scientist
Senior Communications Associate
Senior Consultant
Senior Director, Policy
Senior Health Policy Analyst
Senior Health Policy Specialist
Senior Healthcare Analyst
Senior Legislative Aide
Senior Policy and Advocacy Associate
Senior Political Action Specialist
Senior Research Associate
State Affiliate Outreach Administrator
Vice President