Eliot Fishman, Ph.D., is vice president for research and health policy at Metropolitan Jewish Health System. Formerly, Dr. Fishman was a senior health policy analyst with the law firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP, where he specialized in state health issues. He is the author of Running in Place: How the Medicaid Model Falls Short and What to Do About It (Century Foundation Press, 2002) and has written for the Washington Post and Health Affairs, among other publications. Dr. Fishman earned his doctorate in 1999 from Yale University. He can be contacted at email@example.com.