Discovering New Ideas

Finding Ideas

A Culture of Health is a bold vision, demanding equally bold ideas to help us bring this vision to life.

With an eye to the future, we look for emerging trends and creative, new ways to meet our nation’s health challenges. We investigate novel approaches within and well beyond the field of health, and seek new relationships and fresh thinking that may accelerate progress.

Knowing that good ideas have no borders, we also examine promising solutions being employed in other parts of the world that may have exciting ramifications here at home. With an equal eye to the present and the future, we aim to stay on the leading edge of discovery, and spark a continual exchange of ideas that could help us all live healthier, happier and longer.

Throughout our work, we aim to inspire a continual exchange of ideas that could help us all live healthier, happier and longer.

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RWJF Director Lori Melichar discusses how the Foundation is looking for emerging trends and cutting edge solutions to meet our nation's health challenges.

RWJF Director Lori Melichar discusses how the Foundation is looking for emerging trends and cutting edge solutions to meet our nation's health challenges.

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RWJF Director Lori Melichar discusses how the Foundation is looking for emerging trends and cutting edge solutions to meet our nation's health challenges.

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Global Ideas for U.S. Solutions

The U.S. has learned from great ideas from abroad; why not do the same for health? In that spirit, RWJF is looking globally for ideas to help us build a Culture of Health in the U.S.

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Reimagined in America Webinar

Join us as we explore what we can learn from abroad about how to build a Culture of Health in the United States.

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Pioneering Ideas Podcast

Tune in for cutting-edge ideas and emerging trends that spark "aha!" moments about how to improve health and health care.

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What's Next Health

A series of talks with leading thinkers inspires us all to think big about the future of health and health care.

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