What We're Reading

The health policy journal club is an interdisciplinary, inter-professional group convened monthly by the Farley Health Policy Center to discuss timely topics in health policy. A curated selection of high-yield articles provides the basis for discussion. Past topics have included income inequality and health, professionalism in medicine, patients as consumers, and adjusting payment for measures of social risk. This page presents the reading list from the most recent journal club along with key takeaways from the articles and discussion.

Health Policy Journal Club, April 2021

Public Policy and Health under the Trump Administration 


  1. Woolhandler S, Himmelstein DU, Ahmed S, et al. Public policy and health in the Trump era. Lancet. 2021;397:705-753.

Key takeaways from the readings



    State Actions to Address Health Care Costs