2020 Equity of Care Awards

Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Award


Share how your organization is striving to improve health equity, diversity and inclusion by applying for the Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Award!

The award recognizes hospitals and health systems that are leveraging the core principals of the AHA’s #123forEquity pledge to achieve a high level of success in advancing diversity, health equity and equitable health care through data, leadership, governance, cultural awareness and community partnerships. These efforts have benefits including improved patient experiences, outcomes of care, reduced per capita cost and improved workforce preparedness.

The application period for the 2022 Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Award is now closed. Please check this page for future details to apply for the 2023 Equity of Care Award. 

For more information about the Equity of Care Awards, please email equityofcare@aha.org


2021 Award winners

Atrium Health - Charlotte, N.C. (Winner) 

Henry Ford Health System - Detroit (Honoree) 

ChristianaCare - Newark, Del. (Honoree) 

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