By 2030, 71 million Americans will be 65 and older. Along with the joys of aging, many older adults experience complex and chronic health problems that may result in disability. It is not surprising that, as a group, older adults need more health care than their younger counterparts.

As a 2021-22 Health Aging Policy Fellow, Laura Mosqueda, MD, professor of family medicine and geriatrics at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, will help the nation’s policymakers improve the provision of health care to America’s rapidly aging population. Mosqueda is one of 13 scholars and practitioners from across a range of disciplines selected for the fellowship, which will start Oct. 1.

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