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Welcome to The Root Cause Coalition

We are a national coalition of organizations resolved to reverse and end the systemic root causes of health inequities through cross-sector partnerships.

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Join us for our 9th Annual National Summit

Register today for the 2024 National Summit on the social drivers of health, taking place October 6-8 in Baltimore, MD.

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Equity Legislation Monitor

The Root Cause Coalition tracks policies targeting social determinants of health to cut healthcare expenses and enhance health results. Explore our Equity Legislation Monitor for the latest developments.

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Moving from the "why" to the "how"

Education about how to address health equity is a cornerstone of our work. Learn more about one of our key areas of focus.

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Researching Innovative Approaches

Our coalition is focused on identifying, pursuing and sharing insights that can help reduce health inequities.

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TRCC Advocacy Day is May 15, 2024

Join us on Capitol Hill for this year's TRCC Advocacy Day. This members-only event begins at the Capitol Visitor's Center in Washington, DC at 9am.


The Root Cause Coalition is a nonprofit, member-driven organization comprised of more than 90 leading health systems, hospital associations, foundations, businesses, national and community nonprofits, health insurers, academic institutions and policy centers. Co-founded by AARP Foundation and ProMedica in 2015, our common goal is to achieve health equity for every American.

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National Summit

The 2024 National Summit will be held October 6-8, 2024, in Baltimore. The agenda will feature nationally recognized experts in health equity and focus on addressing systemic disparities in healthcare access, outcomes, and resources.

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Equity Legislation Monitor

The Coalition highlights the development and implementation of policies that address the social drivers of health, lower healthcare costs and improve health outcomes.

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The Root of the Issue podcast shares the personal and professional journeys of health equity advocates and their work to end disparities in access to healthcare and basic needs in America. Listen to our conversations with health equity champions and download the latest episode today.

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TRCC News and Updates

Stay up-to-date on our research studies, advocacy efforts, and education opportunities.

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Become a Member


Joining The Root Cause Coalition offers invaluable opportunities: as a member, you collaborate with national leaders in addressing social drivers of health, actively shaping effective strategies to combat health inequities. Gain access to research studies, educational sessions, webinars, and conferences, empowering you with current insights and best practices in the field. Explore membership benefits now.


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