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For over 30 years, Echoing Green discovers emerging social entrepreneurs and invests deeply in their ideas and leadership as they solve the world’s biggest problems. Dr. Ravi has been chosen as one of 51 finalists working to advance racial justice and combat systemic oppression around the world, from a pool of nearly 1500 applicants from over 100 countries!

PHF Board Members Anita Ravi and Keisha Walcott were featured on the Commonwealth Fund's "The Dose" podcast, in an episode entitled "They're Not Going to Say They're Hungry." In this 20-minute segment, they discuss their former doctor-patient relationship, their belief that health, poverty, and trauma are interlinked, and why healthcare systems must be redesigned to address all three.

PHF co-founders Jessica Gorelick, Dr. Harika Pal, and Dr. Anita Ravi authored this publication to educate primary care physicians on identifying and addressing vicarious trauma.

PHF CEO and Co-Founder Dr. Anita Ravi, and PHF Founding Board Member Keisha Walcott are featured in the Commonwealth Fund's report "Beyond the Survey: Engaging Patients and Communities as Partners." Their PurpLE journeys and approach to healthcare delivery are highlighted, as well as some of Dr. Ravi's cartoons on trauma-informed care and social determinants of health.

We are thrilled to share that our CEO and Co-founder, Dr. Anita Ravi, MD, MPF, MSHP, FAAFP, was selected as one of the National Minority Quality Forum’s 40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health! She is leading PHF in our efforts working toward health equity for all.

In this illustrated essay for the American Academy of Family Physicians, Dr. Ravi shares why practicing medicine in the midst of a pandemic and economic crisis makes understanding & addressing financial trauma essential work.

This segment of the Covid-19 Update series, produced by the American Medical Association, features women physician leaders, including PHF CEO Dr. Ravi, discussing the impact of Covid-19 on their colleagues and patients.

This podcast featuring our co-founder Dr. Ravi describes the PurpLE Health Foundation and why healthcare organizations must provide care that is trauma-informed and social determinants of health aware.

This JAMA news article, featuring PHF co-Founder Dr. Ravi, describes PurpLE Health Foundation's support of trauma-informed care healthcare delivery.

In this invited article for "Physician Family" Dr. Ravi reflects on the impact of sponsorship and mentorship for women physicians and how it led to her co-founding PHF.

Dr. Ravi's approach to care is featured in this article on how provider communication will lead to more patient trust and better overall patient-provider relationships.

Dr. Ravi shares her experience with children in immigration detention in this New York Times feature "At Detention Camps and Shelters, Art Helps Migrant Youths Find Their Voices"

For Anita Ravi, MD, cartoons are more than just a series of jokes. Cartoons serve as a form of patient advocacy for Ravi, who uses art to depict the social determinants of health.

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