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.
We focus on a number of topic areas identified by state health policy leaders as important to population health.
The Center for Evidence-based Policy at Oregon Health & Science University is a national leader in evidence-based decision making and policy design.
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We publish The Milbank Quarterly, as well as reports, issues briefs, and case studies on topics important to population health.
The Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) seeks to develop practical, hands-on leadership skills to enhance health policy and management abilities and knowledge. Developed in 2015 by the Fund and its Reforming States Group (RSG), the program is designed to bring together individuals from the executive and legislative branches of state government to develop skills that will enhance their effectiveness as leaders in addressing the challenges of today’s complex health policy environment.
Modeled after the RSG, the ELP fosters the same type of learning and networking experience for young leaders around the country. Taught by expert trainers and policymakers, the program helps participants address the challenges and opportunities in today’s increasingly complex health policy environment. It also provides a unique opportunity to build a network of colleagues from across the country who share the goal of improving population health.
To participate, individuals are nominated by state health policy leaders from the RSG.
Sep 27, 2018
The Fund kicked off the newest session of its Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) earlier this month at an in-person meeting in San Francisco. The third group of state health policy officials to participate in the program included 18 leaders from 15 states, including both legislators and those from the executive branch. Created in 2015, the ELP has evolved into a practical, skills-based program … Read more
Jul 26, 2018
The second group of state health policy officials completed the Fund’s Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) in late June. Fifteen executive and legislative officials from around the country gathered in Nashville, Tennessee, for the program’s final in-person session. Since its creation in 2015, ELP has become known as a way for up-and-coming individuals from the executive and legislative … Read more
Jul 31, 2017
The first group of state officials to participate in the Milbank Memorial Fund’s Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) completed the interactive course in late June at an in-person meeting held in Sacramento, California. The program, developed in 2015 by the Fund and its Reforming States Group (RSG), is designed to bring together individuals from the executive and legislative branches of state … Read more
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