Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)

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The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation focuses on the pressing health and health care issues facing our country. As the nation's largest philanthropy devoted exclusively to health and health care, the Foundation works with a diverse group of organizations and individuals to identify solutions and achieve comprehensive, measurable, and timely change. For more than 40 years the Foundation has brought experience, commitment, and a rigorous, balanced approach to the problems that affect the health and health care of those it serves. When it comes to helping Americans lead healthier lives and get the care they need, the Foundation expects to make a difference in your lifetime.

In a time of change for America's health care system, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation believes the future of our nation's health depends on investment in innovative, diverse and inspired people who contribute to improved health and health care for everyone. The Human Capital Portfolio seeks out people whose work advances health and health care, identifies those with the potential to transform our health care system and provides them the support to realize their promise.

The investments are long-term, yielding results over decades and generations. The approach is to identify talented individuals from diverse backgrounds and give them the tools and expertise to take a fresh approach to health issues and clinical practice, so they can become catalysts and creators of change.