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MS in Health Policy

Eli Cahan

2019 Cohort, Graduate

New York, New York, United States

Eli Cahan, from New York, New York, is pursuing a master’s degree in health policy at Stanford School of Medicine. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, and has one year remaining in the MD program at the New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Eli works as a researcher focusing on pediatrics at Stanford's Clinical Excellence Research Center, Center for Health Education, and Packard Children’s Hospital. He is also a contributor for Kaiser Health News, where he was part of a team that won the NLA's 2020 Batten Medal. At NYU, he is an editor of Agora, the School's arts and literature magazine. Previously, he worked in finance at Morgan Stanley, UBS, and Infinity Equity Group. He was a Fulbright International Summer Institute Scholar and Angell Scholar at UM, a Paul Kalanithi Writing Award winner at Stanford, a Rudin Fellow at NYU, and a California Reporting Fellow at USC Annenberg's Center for Health Journalism. His journalism has been featured in VICE, LA TimesThe Guardian, Vox, Science, Scientific American, Nautilus, and STAT News, among other publications. His research has been featured in NEJM, JAMA, Health Affairs, BMJ, and elsewhere.


MS in Health Policy, School of Medicine