The Massachusetts Health Policy Forum at Brandeis University is an independent, nonpartisan organization dedicated to improving health and the health care system in the Commonwealth by convening forums and presenting the highest quality research to legislators, stakeholders and the public.

Forums, Publications and News

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts State House building, including its gold dome

Upcoming 2023 Student Forum

The 2023 Student Forum will be held Tuesday, January 10 - Wednesday, January 11, 2023. This annual Student Forum is designed to give advanced graduate students in public health, medicine and health policy direct access to the workings of state government. 

Most Recent Publication: November 21, 2019

"A Policy Analysis of Post-Acute Rehabilitation Services for People with Acquired Brain Injury in Massachusetts and Beyond" outlines how post-acute rehabilitation could significantly improve health outcomes for individuals with brain injuries while reducing total healthcare costs.

Most Recent Virtual Forum: Massachusetts Local Public Health Infrastructure: Protecting Public Health and Preparing for the Next Pandemic

The virtual Forum, Massachusetts Local Public Health Infrastructure: Protecting Public Health and Preparing for the Next Pandemic, was held on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 ...

Most Recent News: Could health insurers charge unvaccinated higher premiums? Experts say it's complicated

Could health insurers charge unvaccinated higher premiums? Experts say it's complicated, News Channel 12, ABC, August 3, 2021