Pioneering Ideas

What can we harness today to create a healthier, more equitable tomorrow? We are always on the lookout for any new signals, trends, or pioneering ideas that could help us anticipate and influence the future. Here are four areas we believe will have a significant impact on our ability to live our healthiest lives:

● The Future of Food...where all have access to food that is healthier for our families, our workers, and our planet.

● The Future of Social Interaction...where we have found healthier ways to connect with one another, regardless of the beliefs we hold or the technologies we use.

● The Future of Work...where all jobs in every way possible, support our efforts to live our healthiest lives. 

 The Future of Evidence...where trusted information is collected, shared, and used ethically and equitably to advance well-being.

To help us explore and influence these futures, we work with pioneering scientists, anthropologists, engineers, artists, and other creative thinkers across the nation who are doing cutting-edge work both inside and outside of health. It is through their ingenuity that we will harness emerging trends to accelerate our progress toward a Culture of Health that advances health equity.

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We seek to support unconventional approaches and breakthrough ideas that can help lead the way to a future where everyone in America can live their healthiest life possible.