Celebrating the Commonwealth Fund’s Centennial: Marking Efforts to Reduce Disparities and Improve Care for the Most Vulnerable

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<p>Addressing inequities in health and health care has been a hallmark of Commonwealth Fund philanthropy since it was founded a century ago.</p><p>As part of our yearlong celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Commonwealth Fund, former program officer Anne Beal, M.D., M.P.H., chief patient officer at Sanofi, reflects on the legacy of the Fund’s Program on Quality of Care for Underserved Populations, which she led from 2002 to 2009. Beal discusses efforts to <a href="/blog/2018/reframing-national-dialogue-about-health-care-disparities">reframe national dialogue about health care disparities</a>. </p>
<p>In an accompanying Q&A, Pamela Riley, M.D., M.P.H., vice president for the Program on Health Care Delivery System Reform, describes the Commonwealth Fund’s current efforts to make <a href="/blog/2018/making-health-care-work-better-vulnerable-patients">health care work better for low-income Americans</a>. </p>

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