Health care policy initiative

The health care policy initiative

Miller Center resources examine the history of domestic and global health care challenges

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Health policy in presidential oral histories

Since 1981, the Miller Center’s Presidential Oral History Program has conducted extensive interviews with the top 100 leaders of every presidential administration. Many of these interviews address health care policy, all of which are indexed here.

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Responding to the threat of a pandemic influenza

In December 2005, UVA's Frederick Church, an expert in viral respiratory infections, visited the Miller Center to discuss what he deemed an “inevitable” pandemic. Though specifically discussing the influenza virus, not coronavirus, the session offers striking insights into the COVID-19 challenge and reminds us that global health security is an ongoing concern.