In June, PHMC affiliate National Nursing Centers Consortium (NNCC) received a $601,200 grant from the Kresge Foundation to implement its medical-legal partnership model at three nurse-led clinics: Abbottsford Falls Clinic in Philadelphia, PA; St. Vincent's Nurse-Managed Health Clinic in Galveston, TX; and Glide Health Services in San Francisco, CA. According to an article in the Legal Intelligencer, medical-legal partnerships are now part of a growing trend. Their purpose is to integrate the legal profession into health care settings and connect patients with legal services if their health is affected by non-medical factors like unsafe housing. Read the full article to understand the growing importance of medical legal partnerships.