Reporter covering health-care policy and other social policy issues
Education: Brown University, AB in American civilization, magna cum laude; Fellowships at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.
Amy Goldstein has been a staff writer at The Washington Post for 30 years. She currently covers health-care policy, focusing on the 2010 federal law reshaping the U.S. health-care system. Over the years, she has written widely about social policy issues, including Medicare and Medicaid, Social Security, welfare, housing and the strains placed on the social safety net by the Great Recession. She also has been a White House correspondent and covered notable news events, such as the Monica Lewinsky scandal, the Columbine shootings and five of the past six Supreme Court nominations. Goldstein wa