Assistant Managing Editor for Health Initiatives, U.S. News & World Report
Steve Sternberg is assistant managing editor for health initiatives at U.S. News & World Report and an architect of its Healthiest Communities initiative, a population health assessment of roughly 3,000 US counties. His recent investigative-reporting projects have focused on unsafe surgeries in US military hospitals and dangers of doctor burnout, among other topics. Sternberg was previously a freelance writer and medical writer for USA Today, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and The Miami Herald. Among his numerous honors are an Association of Health Care Journalists Award for Excellence in Health Care Journalism, the Dag Hammarskjold Award for Human Rights Journalism, and the John S. Knight Professional Journalism Fellowship at Stanford University.