Duke promotes Duke-Margolis to a university health policy institute

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Duke promotes Duke-Margolis to a university health policy institute

The Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy is now the Duke-Margolis Institute for Health Policy, a move that elevates the center and furthers Duke University’s commitment to improving the quality, equity and affordability of health care through health policy. Increases.

Duke University President Vincent E. Price said, “Since its founding in 2016, and with the continued generous support of Bob and Lisa Margolis, Duke-Margolis has established itself as a national leader in interdisciplinary health policy education, research and engagement. Is established as.” “As we celebrate the University’s centennial, awarding Duke-Margolis with institute status also furthers our University-wide efforts to have a transformative impact on the future of health and health care.”

The Duke-Margolis Institute for Health Policy is committed to improving health, health equity, and the value of health care through practical, innovative, and evidence-based policy solutions. It does this through programs in health policy education, research and innovation that involve ongoing partnerships with university and health system experts. It also includes working with diverse experts and stakeholders beyond Duke to enable practical progress on the key challenges of quality, affordable, innovative health care.

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Since its founding with the support of Robert and Lisa Margolis, the Margolis Family Foundation, and Duke University, Duke-Margolis has provided a trusted, independent voice in complex health policy conversations.

“Duke-Margolis brings actionable and effective solutions to the toughest health care challenges through its health policy analysis and development,” said Dr. Mary Klotman, executive vice president for health affairs at Duke University and dean of the Duke School of Medicine. ” “Duke-Margolis is an ideal partner to advance Duke Health and ensure health care access, quality and affordability in North Carolina and across the country.”

“Interdisciplinarity is a Duke superpower because it broadens, enriches, and prepares our students to think and work on solving complex issues in broad, inclusive ways. Duke-Margolis is a model of this vitally important interdisciplinary research and education approach.

Alec Gallimore

As the university’s center for health policy education, Duke-Margolis provides experiential, interdisciplinary education for undergraduate and graduate students across Duke’s schools and is a demanding educational experience. The Duke-Margolis Institute prepares students to apply a critical health policy lens to their professional and personal lives to become changemakers.

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“Establishing Duke-Margolis as a Duke Institute recognizes its impact and importance on the university’s future vision,” said Alec D. Gallimore, Duke’s provost and chief academic officer. “Interdisciplinarity is a Duke superpower because it broadens, enriches, and prepares our students to think and work on solving complex issues in broad, inclusive ways. Duke-Margolis is a model of this vitally important interdisciplinary research and education approach.

With this new Duke recognition, Duke-Margolis will continue to address timely health policy challenges; To enhance Duke’s collective ability to support research and education that impacts health policy locally, nationally, and around the world; and will deepen Duke’s recruitment and retention of dynamic faculty and scholars who will lead, research, and address the most important health care challenges of the future.

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Dr. Mark McClellan, founding director of Duke-Margolis, said, “Duke’s recognition expands our efforts to meet growing student interest and the growing policy need for interdisciplinary research and educational programs to advance health care reform and innovation. Will do.”

“As the Duke-Margolis Institute for Health Policy, we will work to deepen our engagement with Duke faculty and collaborate to advance Duke’s bold strategic vision and increase our impact on health policy and health reform. We will leverage our successful model for partnership.”