For Cynthia Osman, M.D., Health Leads’ model is integral to her standard of patient care…and always has been.  During her residency program at Boston Medical Center (then Boston City Hospital), she first encountered Health Leads through co-founder Barry Zuckerman, M.D., and other leaders of her program.  She says, “They were all very invested in this model of… Read More >

With Health Leads, healthcare providers are able to treat the underlying conditions that influence an individual’s health, such as access to food and shelter.  Known as “social determinants of health,” they are defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as “conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, and age, including the health system.” Kohar Jones,… Read More >

“Health Leads has really allowed [the Harriet Lane Clinic] to address the needs of the family,” says Barry Solomon, M.D., MPH, Medical Director at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center Harriet Lane Clinic in Baltimore. One of the hallmarks of Johns Hopkins Children’s Center’s Harriet Lane Clinic is its commitment to partnering with patients’ families for integrated… Read More >