Adam Gaffney is a physician and writer with a focus on healthcare politics, policy and history. He is an instructor in medicine at Harvard Medical School and a pulmonary and critical care physician at the Cambridge Health Alliance. His writing has appeared in the New Republic, Los Angeles Review of Books, Salon, CNN.com, USA Today, Jacobin and elsewhere. He’s a board member of Physicians for a National Health Program, a single-payer advocacy organization. The views expressed are his own.
Trump Says Covering All Immigrants Would Bankrupt Our Healthcare System. That’s a Lie.
Covering undocumented immigrants under Medicare for All isn’t just morally right—it’s also economically sound. MORE
Views · February 7, 2020
Tom Price Is a Horrible Choice for Health Secretary
The Georgia representative redefines what it means to have conflicts of interest. MORE
Features · January 19, 2017
Obamacare and Its Discontents
Steven Brill's new book outlines the shortcomings, as well as the accomplishments, of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. MORE
Culture · March 25, 2015
The Hundred Years’ War for Healthcare Reform
Until the ACA, reform attempts have been thwarted throughout the last century. MORE
Features · June 16, 2013
Underinsured in the Age of Obamacare
The Affordable Care Act does not make healthcare a right. MORE
Features · June 15, 2013