Liz Kowalczyk

Kowalczyk covers healthcare and medicine for the Globe, including treatment and cost trends in hospitals and physicians’ practices. She is a graduate of Cornell University, and has worked for the Globe since 2000. She was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2013 as part of a team for national reporting.

Latest stories

Mass. hospitals’ mistakes list widens

By Liz Kowalczyk , Globe Staff

Hospitals in 2013 reported more errors, use of contaminated equipment, assaults, and other preventable hazards.

Steward Health Care expanding psychiatric facilities

By Liz Kowalczyk , Globe Staff

The health care system is spending millions to open psychiatric units in its Mass. hospitals, marking a reversal from recent years.

Fertility doctor allegedly failed to report abuse

By Liz Kowalczyk , Globe Staff

State regulators say the founder of a popular fertility clinic failed to warn authorities more than 15 years ago about Dr. Roger Ian Hardy.

Honoring a once-scorned voice for medical openness

By Liz Kowalczyk , Globe Staff

A group of doctors plans to make sure Dr. Ernest Amory Codman gets the wider appreciation he deserves this week.