There’s value in sharing insights and ideas along the way. Dig into our blog to read about the impact we’re seeing today, and the ideas that we hope will spark a change that helps move all of our work further forward.

Peter Long, Ph.D.

This month marks two very important moments for the Foundation. As most of you know, October 1 was the launch of Covered California, our state’s health insurance exchange. This is an essential piece...

Brenda Solórzano

I love summer for many reasons, but one of them may surprise you - it’s the season when I get to spend time with our summer interns. Every year, starting in June, these young students help remind me...

Bess Bendet

For me, the best part of going to a baseball game is, actually, not the game itself; it’s the opportunity to enjoy one of my favorite, deliciously unhealthy treats: a Chicago-style hot dog . It’s not...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

We understand that creating real impact doesn’t happen by chance. So, over the past year, we worked with our Board and took a detailed look at the Foundation’s programs, goals, and activities to...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

If you have ever seen the movie The Princess Bride , you know that it is an epic adventure that has a little bit of everything - revenge, miracles, and true love. You also know that the protagonists...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

The dramatic expansions in health insurance coverage included in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) will give millions of low-income Americans greater choice in where and how they...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act , there has been a persistent, urgent call to produce more primary care physicians. With many provisions of the health reform law to be implemented less...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

As we approach the holidays and the end of another year, many look to the year ahead and what it holds. For those of us in the health policy world, January 1, 2013 may pass like another blip on the...

Brenda Solórzano

Have you ever taught a kid to swim? My family and I are getting ready to spend a week in Mexico with lots of pools and ocean time. To prepare, my six-year-old son Kian has spent his summer learning...

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