Daniella Meeker is a new Assistant Professor at the Keck School of Medicine and Schaeffer Center.   More
A recent article in Modern Healthcare provides an update on the bundled-payment initiative led by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and relies on Schaeffer Center expertise to evaluate the initiative’s progress.   More

Tuesday, July 8th marked the beginning of the Schaeffer Center’s summer internship program, a highly-individualized program designed to offer students the opportunity to gain experience in health policy and economics.

Traces of how Alice ended up in the field of health economics can be seen in her college career at Harvard. “I thought I wanted to be a doctor, and I knew I loved math.” So onto the pre-med, applied mathematics major path she went.   More
Schaeffer Center researcher John Romley co-authored a study that looked at inpatient mortality rates for those hospitalized with pneumonia, congestive heart failure, heart attack, and stroke in various hospitals across the US.   More
Researchers from the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics have linked tighter Medicaid policies governing antipsychotic drugs with increased incarceration rates for schizophrenic individuals.   More
A report released by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) draws national attention to a vital topic that is too rarely discussed publicly: end-of-life care.   More
Pew Charitable Trusts Conference Center
901 E St., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20004
Lou Vismara, M.D. will be presenting his talk about “Advancing Healthcare for Autism & Behavioral Health in the 21st Century”   More
Mitchell H. Katz, M.D will give a talk focused on “Implementation of the Affordable Care Act in Safety Net Systems: Opportunities and Challenges.”   More
Please join us for a special luncheon featuring David Leonhardt, managing editor of The Upshot, The New York Times
Thursday, April 17th; located at The Forum 450 in the Ronald Tutor Campus Center from 12p-1p
This conference brings together a broad cross-section of national healthcare experts and stakeholders for a robust discussion on healthcare quality improvements. Healthcare providers, industry leaders, and government officials are all encouraged to attend.