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.

You can also watch a recording of our Commonwealth Fund Centennial Symposium, held at the Asia Society in New York City on October 17, 2018.

Commonwealth Fund Board Chair Benjamin K. Chu, M.D., opened the program, and was followed by Commonwealth Fund President David Blumenthal, M.D., and keynote speaker Julian Zelizer, an author and historian. The program included two panels: Health Care in America and Why Not the Best? Stories of Three High Performing Health Systems.