Emily Friedman is an independent writer,
and health policy and ethics analyst based in Chicago. She is contributing editor of Hospitals & Health Networks and contributing writer for the Journal of the American Medical Association,
A prolific public speaker, she addresses audiences ranging from state legislatures to pharmaceutical professionals to community groups to hospital and health system leaders and health care associations. She has also lectured at many universities, including Harvard, Princeton , the University of California - Berkeley , the University of California - San Diego , Ohio State, Yale, and the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill . In 1987-88 she was Rockefeller Fellow in Ethics at Dartmouth College .