My Perspective on Working in Health Policy
Author : Holly Brevig
I just started working in health policy at a corporation that mainly supports the Department of Navy. It’s taken me awhile to have an opportunity to work in health policy, and the path I took was not direct. In case you don’t already know--direct career paths are rare. Maybe it was because I worked in academia for so long that I thought all career paths were linear (Ph.D. to postdoctoral fellowship to faculty position). I mean come on, it’s all we were really exposed to in graduate school!