In recognition of the dedicated leadership and vision of Health Leads Co-Founder and CEO Rebecca Onie, combined with the tremendous work of 1,000 college students who connect families with basic resources, Health Leads is honored to receive the following three distinguished awards this fall. Gleitsman Citizen Activist Award The Center for Public Leadership at Harvard… Read More >

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Health Leads has been named one of America’s top-performing nonprofit organizations on a newly launched giving platform.  Launched by the Social Impact Exchange, the S&I 100 is the first broad index of US nonprofits that demonstrates proof of results and the potential to grow. The index profiles 100 high-impact organizations that address the country’s most pressing issues… Read More >

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During a brutally cold week in November, the Jackson family arrived at the Harriet Lane Clinic at Johns Hopkins Medical Center, panicked by their 3-year-old’s escalating asthma attacks. During the visit, the Jacksons disclosed to Dr. Peterson, the child’s pediatrician, that they lived with their three young children and 11 other people in a dilapidated… Read More >

On September 2, Health Leads CEO and Co-Founder Rebecca Onie appeared on the top-rated MSNBC program “Melissa Harris-Perry” to discuss the Affordable Care Act and the challenge of more patients becoming insured while fewer medical students pursue primary care. As the panel examined the reasons behind the primary care shortage, Rebecca explained, “[Medical students] look… Read More >

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What We Can Learn From Third-World Health Care – Pauline Chen, M.D. reflected on this yesterday in her column on The New York Times Well blog.  She offered Health Leads and the Prevention and Access to Care and Treatment (PACT) program as “models of success” for “applying the solutions” that were learned about healthcare abroad instead of reinventing the wheel for domestic… Read More >

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