Monthly Archives: January 2012

What do We Mean When We Talk About Systems Change? A Look at Smiles for Life

January 31, 2012

A training program has changed the medical education system at 460+ residency programs †systems change that could have an impact on oral health outcomes in the future. Why do we try to change systems? … More »

Lina Paredes on her First Year at the Connecticut Health Foundation

January 26, 2012

It was just over a year ago when Lina Paredes, our Vice President of Program, joined us at the Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health). In this video, she shares what she loves about working here - and what … More »

Reflecting on 2011 and Looking Forward to 2012 with Patricia Baker

January 24, 2012

I asked Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health) President & CEO Patricia Baker two simple questions: In 2011, which accomplishments were you most proud of? What are you looking forward to in … More »

In the News: CT Health Foundation says faith-based groups key to ending ‘scream rooms’

January 23, 2012

"By working with children to bring their behavioral problems under control, there will no longer be a need for time out rooms."   So-called "scream rooms" have been in the news frequently this … More »

Kyle Johnson: Changing the World, One Investment at a Time

January 19, 2012

At the Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health), we're committed to socially responsible investing , or "an investment strategy which seeks to consider both financial return and social good."  More »

The Impact of Social Justice Work on Health Disparities

January 16, 2012

Today is the day we honor Martin Luther King, Jr, and his extraordinary leadership during the American Civil Rights Movement. As we reflect on social justice and the importance of social justice to all of … More »

How Analysis, Advocacy, and Collaboration Earned Connecticut $5 Million

January 13, 2012

The mission of the Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health) is to improve the health status of people in Connecticut, particularly the un-served and underserved. Part of doing this work involves funding … More »

The Core Components of Public Will Building

January 12, 2012

Today's guest post was written by Ehren Reed from Innovation Network. The Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health), as part of its current strategic plan, is working to create public will to decrease … More »

We’re Calling for Applications to our 2013 Class of Health Leadership Fellows!

January 10, 2012

Are you a leader who is interested in growing your skills so that you can help eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities? Do you work or volunteer in the healthcare, education, business, or community … More »

Employee Performance: From Both an Inside and Outside View

January 5, 2012

Today’s post was written by Carol Pollack, Vice President of Finance & Operations.   “No supervisor can get a full picture of an employee’s performance, and outside input provides … More »