Trudy Lieberman

Trudy Lieberman, a journalist for more than 40 years, is the past president of the Association of Health Care Journalists in the U.S. and an adjunct associate professor of public health at the CUNY School of Public Health. She is a long time contributor to the Columbia Journalism Review and blogs for its website,, about media coverage of healthcare, Social Security and retirement. She was a fellow at the Center for Advancing Health and regularly contributed to the Prepared Patient blog. She is a contributor to HealthNewsReview. She has had a long career at Consumer Reports specializing in insurance, health care, health care financing and long-term care. She is also a media advisor to




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Reports by Trudy Lieberman:

Don’t Touch My Medicare
Wrong Prescription? The failed promise of the Affordable Care Act

Interviews by Trudy Lieberman:

A New York Times columnist on tackling poverty—and pushback

Commentaries by Trudy Lieberman:

The Canadian doctor who prescribes income to treat poverty
Canada and U.S. both ration healthcare – they just do it differently // Les soins de santé sont rationnés différemment au Canada qu’aux États Unis
U.S., Canadian health care systems share some challenges // Les défis qu’ont en commun les systèmes de soins de santé canadien et américain
David Dodge on why health care costs so much // Entretien avec David Dodge sur le coût élevé des soins de santé
Comparing U.S., Canadian health care systems // Comparaison des systèmes de soins de santé canadien et américain
This doctor treats poverty like a disease
The great Canadian experiment to house the homeless

Videos by Trudy Lieberman:

What is Obamacare? Why Canadians should care
Comparing the quality of nursing home care in Manitoba and the U.S.

Events by Trudy Lieberman:

Raising and the Bar on Health Policy Reporting: Trudy Lieberman Cross-Canada Tour, 2013

Outcomes of the Trudy Lieberman cross-Canada tour:

When: Fall, 2013; in the following four cities: Montreal: September 25 – 27 Ottawa: October 8 – 10 Toronto: October 15 – 18 Winnipeg: October 20 – 25

She visited as a Fulbright Scholar (See Fulbright Canada).



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