In his latest New York Times Fixes column, “News Flash: Progress Happens,” David Bornstein revisited several organizations he featured throughout 2011, including Health Leads.  He writes, “Looking back at some of the stories we’ve covered over the past year or so, I’ve found that a number of groups have made substantial gains even during this tough economic period.” As… Read More >

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Four out of five physicians say unmet social needs are directly leading to worse health for Americans according to a new Robert Wood Johnson Foundation poll of 1,000 physicians released today.  Additionally, three out of four physicians wish the health care system would cover the costs associated with connecting patients to services that meet their social needs.… Read More >

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Health Leads is honored to be part of Forbes Impact 30, the magazine’s first-ever list of the leading social entrepreneurs who are “tackling the world’s most intractable problems.” It was compiled by a panel of experts including Bill Drayton, Ashoka Founder and Chief Executive, and Dean Karlan, a professor of economics at Yale and MIT Poverty Action… Read More >

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Congratulations to two Health Leads Boston volunteers who were named Rhodes Scholars over the weekend – Stephanie Lin and Victor Yang. Stephanie Lin is a senior at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) who began volunteering with Health Leads Boston at the OB/GYN Clinic within Boston Medical Center in the Spring of 2009. During the Fall of 2010, she co-founded the resource team… Read More >

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Over the next year, Asha Strazzero-Wild, National Director of Programs, will be leading the development of our alumni engagement strategy.  Asha and Amy Lazarus, Executive Director of Sustained Dialogue Campus Network, recently co-led a gathering of non-profit leaders thinking about alumni strategy in Washington, D.C. with organizations such as Teach for America, New Leaders, and Education Pioneers.  We are… Read More >

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