Advances newsletter

Our newsletter, Advances®, reports on the key work of the Foundation through articles and interviews, lists of recent grants, reports on closed grants, summaries of RWJF-funded research and other news from the Foundation.


Advances: Special Edition on Child Health


  • Supporting fragile families
  • The health ripple effect of early childhood
  • Strong evidence that home visits help moms make healthy choices, raise healthy children
  • A safe place for kids touched by trauma

Advances: News From RWJF


  • More than 50% of hospitals are using electronic health records
  • States not expanding Medicaid are missing out on $424 billion in federal funds
  • Envisioning a healthy future
  • Join the movement

Advances: News from RWJF


  • Webinar: Investing in our youngest children
  • Creating the next generation of change-makers
  • What does it take to be a Prize winner?
  • Early identification can reduce the onset of psychosis

Advances: News from RWJF


  • Join our live online discussion: change and progress in nursing
  • Better education, better health
  • Take RWJF on your commute
  • New research, evaluation, and learning
  • Let's build together

Advances July 2014


  • Meet the RWJF Culture of Health Prize winners
  • United we stand for young men of color
  • Will you accept the Plan Choice Challenge?
  • Lessons—and inspiration—for all of us
  • Improving equity in health care
  • Help us build a Culture of Health
  • New in Research, Evaluation & Learning

Advances June 2014


  • Success! Smart snacks in school
  • Budget cuts force nearly half of local health departments to reduce or eliminate services
  • Nearly 28 million Americans eligible for assistance under ACA
  • Health Beyond Health Care: Washington Post live event June 18
  • Help us build a Culture of Health
  • New in Research, Evaluation & Learning

Advances May 2014


  • A Boston Marathon Victim's Journey of Recovery, Care, and Collaboration
  • Tough Questions, Collaborative Solutions to Help Reduce Childhood Obesity
  • More Kids Have Health Insurance
  • New Issue Brief Details Progress on Equal Coverage for Mental and Physical Health
  • Is This Care Necessary? Maybe Even Harmful?
  • RWJF Awards $16M to Health Leads to Help Health Care Providers Address Social Factors
  • Building a Culture of Health in America
  • New in Research, Evaluation & Learning

Advances: April 2014


  • A Culture of Health, County By County
  • 5.4 Million More Americans Gain Coverage
  • Meet the Green Bean Queen
  • Learning More About Our Doctors
  • Patients: Become Your Own Researcher
  • Building a Culture of Health
  • New in Research, Evaluation & Learning

Advances: March 2014


  • Progress, Hope, and Commitment
  • Ten Leading Foundations Join Forces to Expand Opportunity For Young Men of Color
  • Giving Millions the Tools to Save on Health Insurance
  • New Toolkit Can Help Make Shared Notes the Norm
  • Make Medicine More Patient-Friendly—"Flip the Clinic"
  • Building a Culture of Health