MLSN-Only Virtual Briefings

The Milbank State Leadership Network’s virtual briefings, which feature subject matter experts and experienced state policymakers, include presentations and discussion on topics that are highly relevant to today’s legislative and executive branch state leaders. They are limited to 50 people to allow for conversation among state and local officials and staff.

Briefing Archive


  • May 2024 State Health Disparities Report Briefing with the Commonwealth Fund
    • The exclusive briefing delved into the latest State Health Disparities Report from the Commonwealth Fund. The report offers a comprehensive analysis of health care access, quality, service use, and health outcomes — and highlights recent successes and areas for improvement. 
  • March 2024 convening on Models for Enhanced Health Care Market Oversight. Read the post-briefing fact sheet.


  • July 2023 convening on State and Local Public Health Leadership: Politics and the Public Health Workforce
    • This virtual convening on politics and the public health workforce invited state and local health policy leaders from Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, New York, and Washington. The researchers discussed their Commonwealth Fund-supported study, Politics and the Public Health Workforce: Lessons Suggested from a Five-State Study, on building bipartisan support for public health. 


Leveraging Performance Scorecards Briefings

In 2022, the MLSN hosted a series of virtual briefings to highlight important sources of state-level data on health system performance — and provide guidance on how best to use them. The “Leveraging Performance Scorecards to Improve Health and Equity in Your State” series included: