We the Patients

The Importance of Storytelling with Assembly Member Richard Gottfried

Richard Gottfried (D-75) has been a State Assembly Member for Manhattan for years. During that time, he’s worked to make healthcare work better and cost less for New Yorkers. To Assembly Member Gottfried, the best way to get legislators’s attention is simple: Tell a story.

Using the New York Health Act as his example, Assembly Member Gottfried shares how you can make change. From the Affordable Care Act to the New York Health Act, the power of patient storytelling have been key to making legislators move on an issue. To learn more, watch this conversation between Assembly Member Gottfried and We The Patients advisor Kistein Monkhouse.