Transforming Leaders
to Transform Health

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is striving to build a national Culture of Health where everyone has the opportunity to live a healthier life. The RWJF Health Policy Fellows program, which seeks to build and maintain strong and diverse leadership and a workforce skilled in health policy, is critical to that vision.

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Six Health Professionals Selected for Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows Program at the National Academy of Medicine

WASHINGTON – The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) today named the 2023-2024 class of…

Sending Clinicians to Congress: The Need for Real-World Clinical Experience to Inform Health Policymaking in Washington

For nearly 50 years, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Health Policy Fellows program has sought to build a strong, diverse network of leaders and maintain a workforce skilled in health policy. By connecting health professionals with the first-hand opportunity to participate in the federal policy process, this nonpartisan program aims to improve health equity, health care, and health policy.

From Clinical Psychology to Public Policy: How Dr. Kimberlyn Leary Took Clinical Experience to the White House with the RWJF Health Policy Fellows

When it comes to the world of federal health policy, there is nothing that compares to being there, in the room where it happens. “Working in Congress is really something that you can only understand being right in it,” said Ann Sheehy, class of 2021-2022 RWJF Health Policy Fellow, right after she wrapped up her placement in the House of Representatives. “I felt like no amount of reading books or taking courses would give me that sense.”


Mid-January 2024
Selection of Finalists