The Big Cities Health Coalition (BCHC) is a forum for the leaders of America’s largest metropolitan health departments to exchange strategies and jointly address issues to promote and protect the health and safety of the 51 million people they serve.

BCHC is pleased to release a special issue in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. The issue, "Big City Health Departments: Leadership Perspectives",  presents updates and ideas from the member health departments of BCHC and focuses on how urban health departments can make cities healthier places to live. Watch the introduction to the journal by BCHC Director Shelley Hearne above.