Institutionalization of community partnerships: the challenge for academic health centers

J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 Nov;23(4):1512-26. doi: 10.1353/hpu.2012.0161.


Current public health priorities emphasize the elimination of health disparities, translational research, and transdisciplinary and community alliances. The Center for Community Health Partnerships is a proactive initiative to address new paradigms and priorities in health care through institutionalization of community-university partnerships. This report highlights innovative strategies and lessons learned.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Academic Medical Centers / organization & administration*
  • Advisory Committees / organization & administration
  • Community Health Services / organization & administration
  • Community-Based Participatory Research / organization & administration
  • Community-Institutional Relations*
  • Humans
  • Interinstitutional Relations
  • South Carolina