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.
FEATURED HEALTH POLICY FELLOWS ALUMNI
Brenda Baker, Ph.D., R.N.
Doug Campos-Outcalt, M.D., M.P.A.
Arun Patel, M.D., J.D.
Judy Schaechter, M.D., M.B.A.
Y. Claire Wang, M.D., Sc.D.
Carlos Williams, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A.
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.”
PODCAST: Alumnus discusses health equity and reflects on the RWJF Health Policy Fellows program
Reginald Tucker-Seeley, MA, ScM, ScD, recently appeared on a Health Podcast Network Coffee Talk to discuss how to ensure health…