The Fund supports several networks of state health policymakers to help identify, inspire, and inform policy leaders.
The Fund identifies and shares policy ideas and analysis on topics important to state health policymakers, particularly on issues related to state leadership, primary care, aging, and 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 an endowed operating foundation that publishes The Milbank Quarterly, commissions projects, and convenes state health policy decision makers on issues they identify as important to population health.
January 7, 2021
Back to News and Updates
Yesterday’s events in Washington, DC, were a failure of elected leadership and public citizenry. Such violence must not be tolerated or encouraged.
Elected leaders should inspire hope and trust. They should respect differences of opinion as well as compromise. They should put love of country and its institutions of government above personal ambition. They should acknowledge and respect the will of the people they serve.
Public citizens likewise should recognize their duty to engage institutions of government — to vote, to participate in policymaking, and to express dissatisfaction in constructive and respectful ways. They should care for their country and its residents enough to recognize its imperfections and work to make them better.
Throughout the Milbank Memorial Fund’s 115-year history it has been our privilege to work with public servants and elected leaders who are committed to improving the health of this country’s residents. They work tirelessly to prevent and combat pandemics, make our health care systems more equitable and effective, and allocate scarce resources based on evidence and collaboration.
They inspire us. They — not the lamentable actions that we witnessed yesterday — represent what the United States will always aspire to be.
Christopher F. Koller, President Samuel L. “Tony” Milbank, Board Chair
Apr 12, 2021
Apr 5, 2021
Mar 9, 2021
Get the Latest from the Milbank Memorial Fund
An endowed operating foundation that engages in nonpartisan analysis, collaboration, and communication, with an emphasis on state health policy.