🎉 Congratulations, Nancy Connolly, MD, MPH! 🎉
We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Nancy Connolly has been selected for the prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Health Policy Fellows Program.
This remarkable achievement highlights her expertise and dedication to health policy and improving the lives of individuals across Washington.
As a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, General Internal Medicine – Harborview Downtown Programs, and a respected member of UW and KCMS, Dr. Connolly has already made significant contributions to the field of health policy. Dr. Connolly joins a cohort of accomplished health professionals to work on critical legislative and regulatory issues in our nation's capital.
"I am thrilled to have this opportunity to learn from health policy professionals, to bring this knowledge back to help build a more equitable and healthier Washington," shared Dr. Connolly.
The RWJF Health Policy Fellows Program, in partnership with the National Academy of Medicine, empowers outstanding health and behavioral/social science professionals to participate in health policy deliberations at the highest levels of government. Through this experience, fellows like Dr. Connolly play a pivotal role in crafting informed policy options that address the nation's most pressing health challenges.
"We are proud to bring exceptional health and healthcare experts to Washington, D.C., to provide a front-line perspective to current policy debates," said Gregg Margolis, Director of the RWJF Health Policy Fellows program at NAM. "This cohort will help improve the nation's health and contribute to vital discussions surrounding justice, fairness, equity, the environment, and the economy."
RWJF Health Policy Fellows have played a critical role in shaping a healthier and more equitable future for the United States for five decades.
Congratulations, Dr. Connolly.