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The Health Wonk Scholarship scholarship provided awards for students committed to improving healthcare system, expanding coverage

The guest post "Healthcare lessons from the ‘World’s Prison Capital’" is from Eric Schultz, winner of’s 2016 Health Wonk Scholarship.

The Health Wonk Scholarship recognized the work of students in many disciplines who are working to improve population health and improve the quality of health insurance coverage for all Americans.

By disseminating the contributions of scholarship entrants winners, also sought to increase public awareness of the importance of expanding access to affordable, quality health insurance coverage.

Essays from Health Wonk Scholarship winners

2016 Gold Winner Eric SchultzHealthcare lessons from the ‘World’s Prison Capital’
2015 Gold Winner Karan ChhabraHoles in the National Safety Net
2014 Gold Winner Simon F. HaederObamacare: A Stepping Stone?

Please note that the Health Wonk Scholarship has been discontinued and we are not accepting applications – nor do we have plans to accept applications or award scholarships.

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