Rachel Stauffer Director, McDermott+Consulting Focus Area: Health Policy Advocacy and Lobbying Years at McDermott+Consulting: 1.5 What is your favorite part about your health policy work at McDermott+Consulting?  We have a deep bench of experts on a wide variety of health policy issues. This allows our team to be involved in so many different aspects of health policy – and that is my favorite part. There is no “normal” or “typical” day here. We work on different types of projects (advocacy, stakeholder engagement, strategic planning, for example) for different clients, including hospital systems, diagnostics, rural health, physician groups and others, in any given day. It keeps me on my toes and gives me an opportunity to learn new things every day. What is the biggest opportunity and greatest challenge facing clients in your area of focus today?  The biggest opportunity and greatest challenge facing clients today is the same: the unsettled health policy...

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