Joanne Kenen is the Commonwealth Fund Journalist in Residence at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and an assistant lecturer at the school. She is a contributing editor to Politico Magazine and a regular panelist on KHN’s  “What the Health” podcast. Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, she was an editor at POLITICO for 10 years, overseeing its health coverage from the implementation of the Affordable Care Act to the coronavirus pandemic. She covered health for Reuters on Capitol Hill for more than a decade, as well as two national presidential campaigns. As a Kaiser Family Foundation fellow in 2006-07, she wrote extensively about aging and end of life. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Slate, Health Affairs, among other outlets, and she is a frequent speaker, moderator and TV and radio commentator. Follow her at @JoanneKenen.