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Center for Health Innovation and Policy Science

The Center for Health Innovation & Policy Science (CHIPS) is an interdisciplinary research center that works to improve health across communities and the lifespan through innovation, evaluation, and training in health policy and health systems science.

Housed in the Department of Health Services, CHIPS brings together researchers from all departments in the School of Public Health as well as the broader University of Washington community.


Missed the Health Policy Brief Writing Workshop? Watch it here!

As the March 27, 2020 deadline of the CHIPS Health Policy Brief Writing Contest approaches, CHIPS hosted a workshop for anyone submitting and interested in building a stronger understanding of what a good health policy brief is and does, and how one can write one. If you weren't able to attend, we've recorded the event and posted slides and handouts.   read more...

photo: Policy Brief November 2019 - Saving Rural Hospitals

Policy Brief November 2019 - Saving Rural Hospitals

While rural hospitals are struggling financially, they continue to be essential in their local communities. What can states do to support them and the health care they provide?   read more...

CHIPS' 2nd Annual Health Policy Writing Contest

Do you have policy-writing chops? It is a valuable skill if you want your research to have a bigger impact or pursue policy work. Submit a policy brief before Spring Quarter for cash prizes of up to $1,000 and bragging rights!   read more...


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