News & Events
Facilitating shared decision-making between patients and physicians is harder than it sounds, but RWJF Scholar urges health care community not to abandon the goal.
Will patient care suffer from reform’s drive toward efficiency? A physician asks her colleagues to proceed with caution.
Jeff Niederdeppe, PhD, is an assistant professor of communication at Cornell University and an alumnus of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Health & Society Scholars program at the University of Wisconsin.
Bonnie Zima, MD, MPH, an alumna of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Clinical Scholars program (1989-1991), published a study this month that appeared in a special supplement of Pediatrics with articles by RWJF Clinical Scholars on child health quality. Pediatrics is the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Zima is a professor-in-residence in child and adolescent psychiatry at the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA) and associate director of the UCLA Center for Health Services & Society
A grantee team focuses on how to do a better job of caring for children
An RWJF-supported study debunks existing research on obesity and mortality. Extra pounds do not help you live longer.
Gary A. Taubes, MSE, MS, is recipient of a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Investigator Award in Health Policy Research, and co-founder of the Nutrition Science Initiative. He is an award-winning science and health journalist, and author of Why We Get Fat and Good Calories, Bad Calories.
A three-time RWJF grantee leads a plan that has saved billions in the nation’s largest Medicaid system—using tools in the Affordable Care Act and RWJF support.