August 2017

Alums Dave Flum (Washington CSP 00-02), Neil Powe (Penn CSP 84-86) and former Chicago CSP director, David Meltzer are among the authors of the 2017 PCORI Methodology Report

Alum Patrick Conway (Penn CSP 05-07) named President & CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina. He currently serves as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Deputy Administrator for Innovation and Quality, and Director of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI).

July 2017

Cheerag D. Upadhyaya, M.D., M.Sc., FAANS (Michigan CSP 06-08) has been appointed surgical co-director for the acclaimed Saint Luke's Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute (SLMBNI), part of Saint Luke's Health System. Dr. Upadhyaya has served in the role on an interim basis since 2016.

April 2017

Alum Nate Favini (UCLA CSP 15-17) and colleagues published, "Comparative Trends in Payment Adjustments Between Safety-Net and Other Hospitals Since the Introduction of the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program and Value-Based Purchasing," in JAMA

Current scholar Alon Peltz (Yale CSP), alums Cary Gross (JHU CSP 97-99 and Yale CSP co-director) and Marjorie Rosenthal (Yale CSP 03-05) and colleague published, "Low-Income Children With Chronic Conditions Face Increased Costs If Shifted From CHIP To Marketplace Plans" in Health Affairs.  

March 2017

Alums Renuka Tipirneni (Michigan CSP 13-15), Karin Rhodes (Chicago CSP 99-01), Rodney Hayward (UCLA CSP 86-88 and current Michigan CSP director), Matthew Davis (Chicago CSP 98-00), and colleagues published, "Geographic Variation in Medicaid Acceptance Across Michigan Primary Care Practices in the Era of the Affordable Care Act" in Medical Care Research and Review. An interview with Cary Gross about the research can be found here

Alums Charlene Wong (Penn CSP 13-15), Kristin Kan (Mich CSP 14-16), and colleagues published, "Pediatric and Adult Physician Networks in Affordable Care Act Marketplace Plans" in Pediatrics and discussed in Newswise

November 2016

Penn CSP VA current scholar Krisda H Chaiyachati, Penn CSP assoc. director David Grande & colleague, "Health Systems Tackling Social Determinants of Health: Promises, Pitfalls, and Opportunities of Current Policies" in AJMC.

Alum Reena Duseja (Penn CSP 05-07) is the new Director for the Division of Quality Measurement, Quality Measurement & Value-based Incentives Group at CMS.

October 2016

Current scholar Tyler Winkelman (Mich CSP VA Scholar) and alum Matthew Davis (Chicago CSP 98-00) contribute to Health Affairs Blog with article, "Improving Outcomes for Justice-Involved Individuals with Lessons from Veterans Programs."

Alum Aaron Carroll (University of Washington CSP 01-03) publishes piece "It's Easy for Obamacare Critics to Overlook the Merits of Medicaid Expansion" in NYTimes The Upshot.

September 2016

Current Scholar Tyler Winkelman (Michigan CSP VA) is the lead author of a new study "Health Insurance Trends and Access to Behavioral Healthcare Among Justice-Involved Individuals--United States, 2008-2014" in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.