Tweaks to tax policy and health laws could pave the way for patients to pay less out of pocket for the care that benefits them most, experts say.
As Research & Policy Media Relations Manager at the U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation (IHPI), Kara Gavin draws on 25 years of experience in communicating about science, medicine and health policy. Her responsibilities include creating compelling stories about discoveries made by the U-M Medical School's primary care, biomedical and mental health researchers, and the findings and opinions of the 600 healthcare wonks at the U-M IHPI.
A unique ceremony at U-M helps medical students and others honor the body donors who teach them human anatomy.
She rowed her way to gold in the Rio Olympics. And both she and her adviser say it’s a great example of why grad students shouldn’t hesitate to ask for time off.
A survey of female physicians suggests a need for better support for mental health conditions and a modernization of state licensing standards.
The ACA appears to have helped those in the justice system receive coverage and treatment for mental health issues and substance use disorders.