07/08/2014 | The Times of Trenton
Together with a large grant to Thomas Edison State College from the Helene Fuld Health Trust, RWJF
is awarding five traditionally underrepresented and underprivileged students $10,000 each through its New Careers in Nursing (NCIN) program.
07/08/2014 | Fast Company
MakerNurse, an RWJF funded project, nurtures the ingenuity of American nurses who design creative solutions to improve patient care. It is a site where nurses can submit ideas, team up with collaborators, and document their solutions in how-to guides, bringing nursing to the forefront of health care.Read the fastcoexist.com post
07/07/2014 | NPR
A national poll done by NPR with it's partners, RWJF and the Harvard School of Public Health, finds that the biggest cause of respondents' stress over the past year is poor health.
07/02/2014 | Discover
This post about how everyday technology could transform how we manage our health and well-being is part of Exploring a Culture of Health, a citizen science series serving as an ally to help Americans work together to build a national Culture of Health.Read the Discover post
06/30/2014 | The Chronicle of Philanthropy
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is shifting from its traditional specific programming to a focus on building a Culture of Health.
06/27/2014 | Philanthropy News Digest
Speaking at the Aspen Ideas Festival, RWJF President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, MPH, unveiled the Foundation's new strategy to "chang[e] our current understanding of health and creat[e] a society where everyone has the opportunity to lead a healthy life."Read more
06/25/2014 | Philadelphia Inquirer
RWJF is shifting priorities dramatically, now calling for a mass movement to build a culture of health. Some thought leaders applaud the change, but others believe the results might be hard to measure, and they express concern over cuts to long-funded programs.
06/23/2014 | NJSpotlight
At a recent New Jersey forum convened by RWJF to elucidate its vision of a "Culture of Health," many health and health care leaders in the Garden State agreed with that vision wholeheartedly. As one attendee noted, "We would much rather spend money to help people have productive, healthy lives than have them unfortunately spend their lives in the emergency room."Read more
06/22/2014 | Courier-Post
We can't treat our way out of the health care cost crisis in America, James S. Marks, MD, RWJF senior vice president, told a New Jersey forum aimed at introducing the Foundation's vision of a Culture of Health to Garden State leaders. “It’s going to require everybody seeing they have a role.”Read more
06/20/2014 | CNBC.com
Obamacare is going to significantly cut the number of people without health insurance in big cities—but much more so in states that are loosening Medicaid eligibility rules, according to a new study by RWJF and the Urban Institute.
Read the CNBC.com story
At RWJF, building a Culture of Health means working as an ally to make getting healthy and staying healthy a vital part of American culture. It means spotlighting places where the seeds of healthy actions are being planted and working alongside people across the country to turn small victories into a national movement.