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

Apparent gap stymies prosecution of doctors in sex cases

By , Globe Staff

In Mass., a doctor who touches a patient sexually under the guise that it’s critical to her care is not breaking the law, said Middlesex D.A.

State won’t fault hospital that released man before fatal rampage

By , Globe Staff

An investigation into Morton Hospital’s release of Arthur DaRosa found that staff followed appropriate procedures.

The doctors who only come out at night

By , Globe Staff

Hospitals are hiring experienced physicians to provide care overnights, once the domain of residents and nurses.

Drug companies give more perks to smaller hospitals

By , Globe Staff

At a number of community hospitals, well more than half of the affiliated doctors were beneficiaries of payments, according to a new analysis.