Fostering Hospital-Community Partnerships to Build a Culture of Health


Fostering Hospital-Community Partnerships to Build a Culture of Health

It has become widely known that effective hospital-community partnerships are necessary in building healthier communities and promoting a Culture of Health. This webinar, an extension of the latest guide from the Health Research & Educational Trust and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation entitled, “A Playbook for Fostering Hospital-Community Partnerships to Build a Culture of Health”, featured actionable strategies and lessons learned for cultivating successful partnerships from two strong hospital-community partnerships. Learn how Sinai Health System and St. Mary’s Health System established sustainable partnership structures, addressed many social determinants of health and created a positive impact on health outcomes across the communities they serve.


  • Debra Wesley, President, Sinai Community Institute and Executive Vice President, Community Outreach, Sinai Health System
  • Sharon Homan, President, Sinai Urban Health Institute
  • Elizabeth Keene, Vice President, Mission Integration, St. Mary’s Health System
  • Julia Resnick, Senior Program Manager, Health Research & Educational Trust, American Hospital Association
  • Moderator: Eileen Barsi, Population Health/ Community Benefit Consultant

Learn about Sinai Health System and St. Mary's Health System.

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