Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of people and communities by leading health, public health and legal sectors in an integrated, upstream approach to combating health-harming social conditions.

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Medical-Legal Partnerships have been established in 294 health care institutions in 41 states


Report: "Information Sharing in Medical-Legal Partnerships"

This issue brief discusses numerous opportunities for healthcare and legal organizations to share information within the boundaries of the legal privacy framework in order to effectively facilitate patient access to the legal services that can ultimately improve health. Click here to download a free copy of the report.


Upcoming Webinar

Information Sharing in Medical-Legal Partnerships

Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 2 – 3 p.m. Eastern Time

General Session: “Making Medical-Legal Partnership Part of Your Social Determinants of Health Strategy”

2017 Michigan Primary Care Association Annual Conference

Tuesday, July 25 at 9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Eastern Time