Stepping Up to Make a Difference: The Vital Role of Anchor Institutions in Community Health Improvement

Ensuring lasting community health and equity calls for innovation, collaboration and a multifaceted approach that addresses underlying determinants of health, including economic conditions. From hospitals and health systems to universities, ‘anchor institutions’ are organizations with deep roots and longevity as major employers in their communities. This Web Forum will feature a keynote presentation by leadership from University Hospitals Cleveland and a moderated panel discussion by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation with insights about the benefits they see in this approach. Presenters include:

  • Tyler Norris, MDiv: Vice President, Total Health Partnerships at Kaiser Permanente
  • Amy Slonim, PhD: Senior Program Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Steven D. Standley: Chief Administrative Officer, University Hospitals Cleveland
  • David Zuckerman, MPP: Manager, Healthcare Engagement, The Democracy Collaborative
  • Matthew Marsom (Moderator): Vice President, Public Policy and Programs. Public Health Institute

Click here to RSVP for the panel discussion!