To make a shift as bold as building a Culture of Health—a shift that relies on increasing equity and combating the effects of racism and poverty—it is imperative that many of these leaders are from or working in communities with limited resources and opportunities. And to create change at every level of society, they must represent every sector and discipline, recognizing that people’s health is greatly influenced by complex social factors—education, neighborhoods, transportation, income, and faith—in addition to health care.
Applications open January 4, 2017 for the National Leadership Programs. Interested in applying or know someone else who is? Visit the program websites below to learn which is the best for you and steps you can take now to apply.