About Us

Policy Simplified aims to make public policy and politics easier to understand. Understanding the complexities of public policy can be challenging, especially for the average consumer of news. It is critical to understand important issues in politics and policy in order to improve government and drive social change. We strive to make complex topics less confusing – including everything from immigration to public education to healthcare.

Ryan Clodfelter

Ryan is a resident physician in Internal Medicine at the University of Washington, Seattle. He attended The Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, and before that, majored in Biochemistry from Indiana University. He is an avid consumer of the news and all things political. He is particularly interested in healthcare policy and ethical challenges presented by new technology in the age of big data. He loves tennis, adores his cat, and loves reading non-fiction. In his spare time, he can often be found traveling and exploring new places.