Elizabeth A. Landsberg was appointed Director of the Department of Health Care Access and Information (HCAI) by Governor Gavin Newsom in December 2020.
Previously, Director Landsberg was a Deputy Director at the Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) where she oversaw the Help Center program that assists consumers and providers with healthcare complaints.
Before joining the DMHC, Director Landsberg was an advocate for healthcare consumers in the nonprofit realm for more than 16 years. She was the Director of Policy Advocacy for the Western Center on Law & Poverty, where she focused on health reform implementation, Medi-Cal, Covered California and other issues affecting low-income Californians.
Prior to joining the Western Center on Law & Poverty, Director Landsberg was the Supervising Attorney for the Health Rights Hotline at Legal Services of Northern California. In her role there, Director Landsberg identified systemic policy issues and advocated for needed change.
Director Landsberg was the Ruth Chance Law Fellow at Equal Rights Advocates and served as a law clerk to Federal District Court Judge Martha Vázquez.
Director Landsberg earned her law degree from the University of California at Berkeley where she was the Editor-in-Chief of the Berkeley Women’s Law Journal. She holds a bachelor’s degree in History from Pomona College.