In many ways, Zip code is more important than Genetic code - as access to fresh food, safe spaces to play, and meaningful work have a vital role in shaping health outcomes. We believe the healthcare system should be focused on health, and our mission is to bring all the change-makers creating a healthier future together in new ways to give them the inspiration, resources, and connections to make it happen faster.
The same conversation takes place all across the country - about the difficulty transitioning from school to career. In school, the focus is on fixing the "broken healthcare system", while starting a career is about "keeping it going". There is a stark reality between the two, and a daunting road ahead. Wanting to do something about it, we founded the Advancement League with the idea that to really "advance" ideas, communities, or industries, you need a team "league" behind you.
Since February we've been in McKinsey's NYC Design Lab, attended HLTH, traveled through Brazil, gathered in AVIA's Innovation offices in Chicago with leadership from the AMA to come up with new ways to partner with Physicians early in their careers, secured space in San Francisco for event #2 and had talks with Venrock, Google, and JLABS to make the tours and community impact bigger and better.
More to come!
More to come!