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.
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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.
National Director for Population Health and Health Equity Leadership
Morgan F. McDonald, MD, is the Milbank Memorial Fund’s National Director of Population Health and Health Equity Leadership. McDonald served most recently as the Interim Health Commissioner for Tennessee and previously as Deputy Commissioner for Population Health and Assistant Commissioner for Family Health and Wellness. In these roles, she provided senior leadership for the state’s pandemic response and recovery efforts, championed the department’s health equity engagement and implementation work, and successfully led the state’s maternal and child health improvement initiatives. Board certified in medicine and pediatrics, Dr. McDonald has continued her clinical practices, focusing on the needs of underserved populations. She has been recognized with national and state awards for her work.
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An endowed operating foundation that engages in nonpartisan analysis, collaboration, and communication, with an emphasis on state health policy.