Creating Effective Community Partnerships to Build a Culture of Health


Hospitals and communities are increasingly recognizing the importance of effective partnerships when building healthier communities and promoting a Culture of Health. This webinar, a preview of an HPOE guide, features key findings from interviews conducted with hospital and community leaders as part of a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Find out about best practices in identifying community needs and partners, sustainable partnership structures, partnership assessment and recommendations for overcoming obstacles and challenges. 


  • Amy Slonim, Senior Program Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Michelle J. Lyn, Assistant Professor and Chief, Division of Community Health, Duke Health
  • Gayle B. Harris, Public Health Director and General Manager for Community Well-being, Durham County Department of Public Health
  • Leann Tobin, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, Montrose Memorial Hospital
  • Jessica Beller, EdD Director of Instructional Services for Montrose County School District
  • Heather Jorna, Vice President for Health Care Innovation, Health Research & Educational Trust

To view the presentation slides only click here.

To view an archive of the presentation, click view item below.

Additional Resources

AHA/HRET Guides July 21st, 2017

Coming Soon! In collaboration with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Health Research & Educ......

HANYS case studies July 17th, 2017

Maimonides Medical Center implemented four evidence-based practices using the Plan, Do, Study, Ac......

HANYS case studies July 17th, 2017

The disease management process at Bassett Medical Center was positively impacted after the hospit......