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What defines outstanding primary care leadership?

The MacColl Center’s LEAP project identifies 11 features of effective leadership at primary care practices.

healthy findings blog

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No going back: We must rise now to end structural racism

Dr. Rita Mangione-Smith shares 6 changes our research institute can make to address racism as a public health crisis.

Research

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Seattle team to build brain map of Alzheimer’s disease

$40.5M NIH-funded project aims to pinpoint cells at root of brain disease—and new therapeutic targets.


Our research

We study health and health care as it happens in everyday settings by everyday people, producing results that are built to work in the real world. We share our results in the public domain to benefit people everywhere.