The Fund supports networks of state health policy decision makers to help identify, inspire, and inform policy leaders.
The Milbank Memorial Fund supports two state leadership programs for legislative and executive branch state government officials committed to improving population health.
The Fund identifies and shares policy ideas and analysis to advance state health leadership, strong primary care, healthy aging, and sustainable health care costs.
Keep up with news and updates from the Milbank Memorial Fund. And read the latest blogs from our thought leaders, including Fund President Christopher F. Koller.
The Fund publishes The Milbank Quarterly, as well as reports, issues briefs, and case studies on topics important to health policy leaders.
The Milbank Memorial Fund is is a foundation that works to improve population health and health equity.
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By: Alan B. Cohen,
In April, we celebrated the Quarterly’s centennial anniversary with the release of a special issue on “The Future of Population Health: Challenges… More
By: Bradley Iott, Denise Anthony,
Context: Despite growing interest in identifying patients’ social needs, little is known about hospitals’ provision of services to address them.… More
By: Jennifer L. Pomeranz, Dariush Mozaffarian, Sean B. Cash,
Context: Suboptimal diet is a substantial contributor to weight gain, cardiometabolic diseases, and certain cancers. Junk food taxes can raise the… More
By: Jeff Niederdeppe, Jiawei Liu, Mikaela Spruill, Neil A. Lewis Jr., Steven Moore, Erika Franklin Fowler, Sarah E. Gollust,
Context: Long-standing racial inequities in health and well-being are shaped by racialized public policies that perpetuate disadvantage among Black,… More
By: Adam Gaffney, Steffie Woolhandler, David U. Himmelstein,
Context: Who pays for health care—and who owns it—determine what care is delivered, who receives it, and who profits from it. We examined trends… More
By: Robin A. Richardson, Katherine Keyes, Cynthia Chen, Guan Yun Kenwin Maung, John Rowe, Esteban Calvo,
Context: Countries have adopted various formal and informal approaches to support older adults, which are broadly reflected in different policies,… More
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The Peterson-Milbank Program for Sustainable Health Care Costs advances state-based efforts to make health care more affordable for residents, employers, and states.
The Milbank State Leadership Network is a bipartisan, voluntary, self-governing group of state health policy leaders from both the executive and legislative branches.
The Multipayer Primary Care Network is a voluntary group of leaders who are representatives of state- or region-based, multipayer, primary care transformation initiatives.
The Emerging Leaders Program seeks to develop practical, hands-on leadership skills in future senior executive and legislative officials.
The Milbank Fellows Program (MFP) is a one-year leadership program for executive branch and senior legislative state government leaders committed to improving population health in their communities.
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