Navigating the Health Care System

After having led AHRQ for a decade, Dr. Carolyn Clancy left the Agency in 2013 to begin work as Assistant Deputy Undersecretary for Health, Patient Safety, Quality, and Value at the Veterans Administration. First and foremost a physician, Dr. Clancy was at AHRQ for 23 years.

From 2007 to 2012, she authored a monthly column for consumers on Navigating the Health Care System, based on AHRQ research, where she provided information on topics ranging from post-partum depression to quitting smoking to heart health. All of her columns are available in AHRQ's Archive.

AHRQ continues to provide current information on some of Dr. Clancy's most popular topics:

Page last reviewed September 2015
Internet Citation: Navigating the Health Care System. September 2015. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.