The Center for Advancing Health works to increase people's engagement in their health care. We listen to patient perspectives. We translate what we learn into resources that help all of us participate fully in our health care and that enable policy makers and clinicians to support our efforts.

CFAH was a non-profit organization founded in 1992, supported by individuals and foundations and based in Washington, D.C. until its closing in December 2014.* More

In memory of Jessie Gruman
CFAH's founder and president until her death in 2014.

Jessie Gruman

CFAH President and Founder

"What can be done to ensure that all Americans are able to find good health care and make the most of it? How can we guarantee that everyone has the information and support they need to benefit fully from their care?"

Watch the welcome video from Jessie Gruman

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