Dr. Stanton’s career has focused on bringing the healing and compassion of healthcare to the world’s most vulnerable and improving health outcomes for all regardless of race, ethnicity, socio-economic status or geographic location. She has consulted for numerous national and international agencies including the World Health Organization, the World Bank, UNICEF, Elsevier and USAID.
- Initiatives to promote health ecosystem solutions are best led by a democratic/collaborative leadership style in which all key stakeholders are viewed as partners to drive positive change.
- U.S. healthcare expenditures far outweigh those of other industrialized countries while producing poorer results on most major indicators of health and wellness.
- New technological advances in the clinical care setting has the potential to deliver more affordable, accessible, and equitable services to all patients regardless of socioeconomic status.
- To promote health ecosystem leadership, medical education should stress cross-disciplinary training to enable clinicians to learn approaches to health and wellness and prevention of preventable disease.