Elisabeth Rosenthal is Editor-in-Chief at Kaiser Health News, a nonprofit news service committed to in-depth coverage of health care policy and politics. Rosenthal spent 22 years as a correspondent at the New York Times, where her two-year-long series “Paying Till it Hurts” (2013-14) won many prizes for both health reporting and its creative use of digital tools. She is the author of An American Sickness: How Healthcare became Big Business and How You Can Take it Back, published by Penguin Random House in April 2017.
Professional highlights include:
- Briefly practiced medicine in a New York City emergency room before converting to journalism
- Covered a variety of beats from healthcare to environment to reporter in the Beijing bureau while at the New York Times
- Graduate of Stanford University and Harvard Medical School