Practice Optimization Amidst COVID-19: A Note from Our Patient Partner

November 18th, 2020

By: Desiree Collins-Bradley


The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to be felt across the United States, and this includes the ways in which[...]

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Relational Organizing Key to Addressing the Political Determinants of Health & Health Equity

November 6th, 2020

By: Suporna Chaudhuri


As the world has watched with bated breath, the 2020 United States presidential election has unfolded into a paradigm[...]

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Here’s Why the US is Failing to Thrive

November 3rd, 2020

By: Jennifer Karas Montez, PhD and Jason Beckfield, PhD


Americans die younger than people in other high-income countries. With a life expectancy of 78.5 years in 2018,[...]

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Don Berwick's Moral Determinants of Health

October 20th, 2020

By: Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP


Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP, is President Emeritus and Senior Fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI),[...]

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Situating the Continuum of Overdose Risk in the Social Determinants of Health

October 16th, 2020

By: Saba Rouhani, PhD and Ju Nyeong Park, PhD


The United States remains in the throes of an escalating drug overdose crisis. Data show that overdoses increased yet[...]

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In the US West Scorched by Wildfires, We Can Barely Breathe. It’s Going to Get Worse.

October 15th, 2020

By: Kristina Dahl, PhD


In California, we’ve counted ourselves among the lucky this past week if the worst we’ve had to cope with is a thick[...]

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Precision Medicine & the Pivotal Role of Primary Care to Shape the Future of Healthcare

October 14th, 2020

By: Evelyne Bischof, MD


"My dear, here we must run as fast as we can, just to stay in place. And if you wish to go anywhere, you must run twice[...]

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Eye Care Globally Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

September 29th, 2020

By: Ifeanyi M. Nsofor, MBBS, MCommH and Shubha Nagesh, MBBS, MHA


As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc—infecting more than 33 million people globally—it has also caused significant[...]

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Moving Beyond Empty Promises on Making #BlackLivesMatter (Part 2): How can our cities, companies, and other institutions dismantle structural racism?

September 11th, 2020

By: Vinu Ilakkuvan, DrPH, MSPH


Part 1 of this blog post discussed some of the empty promises in the United States to make #BlackLivesMatter, as well[...]

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Moving Beyond Empty Promises on Making #BlackLivesMatter (Part 1)

September 1st, 2020

By: Vinu Ilakkuvan, DrPH, MSPH


As we seek justice for the deaths of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and the long list of Black victims of[...]

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