POLITICO health policy reporter to speak as a Poynter Fellow

Dan Diamond

Dan Diamond, a health policy reporter for POLITICO, will speak Yale on Thursday, Nov. 2, as a Poynter Fellow in Journalism.

Diamond will talk as part of a Thursday Evening Colloquium in Healthcare Leadership at the Sterling Hall of Medicine’s Beaumont Room (2nd floor), 333 Cedar St. It is free and open to the public.

At POLITCO, Diamond is a policy reporter and the author of the PULSE newsletter about health policy. He also hosts “Pulse Check,” a popular weekly podcast that hosts influential people in health care. His beat encompasses the national health care debate, ranging from the opioid crisis to the recent investigation of former U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price’s use of private planes.

Diamond edited the Advisory Board Daily Briefing before joining POLITICO. He also served as the Advisory Board’s senior director of news and communications, during which he created and hosted the Weekly Briefing health care podcast. He covered health care policy and business for FORBES, and his work has appeared in Vox, Kaiser Health News, and other publications.

Diamond has discussed health policy and politics on CNN, MSNBC, NPR, NBC Nightly News, the BBC, CBS, and other programs. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, he was named a 2015-2016 fellow of the Association of Health Care Journalists.

The Poynter Fellowship in Journalism was established by Nelson Poynter, who received his master’s degree in 1927 from Yale. The fellowship brings to campus journalists from a wide variety of outlets who have made significant contributions to their field. Among recent Poynter fellows are Nancy Scola, Margot Sanger-Katz, and Scott Anderson. 

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