Whenever I am considering making a big shift or decision in my life, I always seek the perspective and insight of people who know me well or have expertise in that area. The same holds true for Center for Health Progress.
Colorado needs well-informed, diverse perspectives to achieve its best health. Read more about our thoughts on leaders and leadership.
Last year, I had the honor of being appointed to Colorado’s Health Equity Commission (HEC) and have been bringing my community organizing background and social justice values to the government in this exciting way.
This year my goal list looks like it does most years—exercise daily, dedicate more time to playing the guitar, and read a book a month. But this year I’ve added a new goal: commit to giving gratitude more frequently.
We spent the better part of 2017 doing a deep dive into goal setting as part of our strategic planning. The result is our 2018-2020 Strategic Framework.
One of the most fulfilling parts of my work is getting to meet with health care and community leaders. And, nearly everywhere I visit, there is a common refrain: our local economy would be in dire straits without our hospital.