Leadership for Addressing Aging in America: The Health and Aging Policy Fellowship

Pamela Z. Cacchione, Gary Epstein-Lubow, Amanda Borer, Peter Curran, Annette DeVito Dabbs, Julia Dreissen, Brian Kaskie, Fazal Khan, Madeline Naegle, Anne Ordway, Lynn F. Reinke, Gary Stein, Turner West, Katie Wright, Sharon K. Inouye

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The Health and Aging Policy Fellows Program funded by The John A. Hartford Foundation and Atlantic Philanthropies trains future leaders to influence healthcare policy, systems, and program development in aging. Following a rigorous residential training in Washington, DC, Fellows establish placements of up to 1 year in the executive, legislative, or judicial branch of government, at a federal agency, state or community agency or committee, or with a nongovernmental organization. The 2016–2017 Fellows' activities represent a broad scope of work, including contributions to national and local policy priorities expected to build over time far beyond the core fellowship year.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)819-825
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of the American Medical Directors Association
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1 2017


  • Health and Aging Policy
  • fellowship
  • influence policy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Nursing
  • Health Policy
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology


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