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A Commitment to Improving the Health of All Americans

In this video, current and former leaders of the Commonwealth Fund reflect on the organization’s century of contributions to advancing access to high-quality, affordable health care in the U.S. While the issues have changed with the times, the Commonwealth Fund’s guiding values and evidence-based approaches have remained constant.

What We Stand For

How We Work

Reflecting on Lessons from the Last 100 Years

In a welcome message, Commonwealth Fund President David Blumenthal, M.D., outlines how, for the past 100 years, the Commonwealth Fund has worked to improve health care and make it affordable and accessible for all Americans, especially the most vulnerable.

An Interview with a Public Health Leader in the U.S. and Abroad

A 1971 Commonwealth Fund fellowship brought Haroutune Armenian, M.D., Dr.P.H., from the American University of Beirut to the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health in Baltimore. We interviewed him about his fascinating and long career in academia and government in the U.S., Lebanon, and Armenia.