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Meet the Grantees

Jul 15, 2020
A list of organizations receiving grants and resources on REaL data, SOGI data, Social Determinants of Health, cultural competency, and partnerships.

IFDHE Equity of Care Resources

Jan 31, 2020

In 2022, we were bold. In 2023, we’ll do even more.

Dec 13, 2022
Bold. It’s a small but powerful word to describe the efforts of the Institute of Diversity and Health Equity in 2022.

Are you the next Mount Sinai Health System? Apply for a 2023 Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Award and find out

Nov 17, 2022
This past July, leaders from hospitals and health systems nationwide gathered for AHA’s Leadership Summit, a celebration of quality in health care and a premiere opportunity for dialogues about how

Health Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Measures for Hospitals and Health System Dashboards

Jul 30, 2020
Inequities in health care are widely noted, yielding poorer quality of care and reduced patient safety, and increased costs. The economic burden of racial health inequalities in the United States is estimated to be $230 billion dollars. Identifying disparities in health care and effectively intervening to mitigate the effect of these gaps is key to attainting a society of healthy communities, where all individuals reach their highest potential for health. Hospital and health systems may utilize a dashboard to provide health care leaders with the necessary information on their journey to advance health equity, diversity and inclusion. A basic level health equity, diversity and inclusion dashboard may include measures to model the American Hospital Association 123forEquity Pledge to include the following: race, ethnicity and language preference data collection, stratification and use, cultural competency training, diversity and inclusion in governance and leadership, and community partnerships.

Building Mental and Behavioral Health Resources supporting Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)

Aug 14, 2020
During National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month in July, the AHA and its Institute for Diversity and Health Equity (IFDHE) developed several new resources to aid hospitals and health systems in reaching out to communities that lack adequate access to mental and behavioral health care.

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Other Resources
Jan 24, 2020
The Institute for Diversity and Health Equity (IFDHE) can help you plan for a more diverse future and provide tools to meet today’s challenges.

Supporting Black Women's Maternal Mental Health Journey

Jul 19, 2022
The United States has the highest maternal mortality rate among developed nations.

About the Institute

Other Resources
Aug 13, 2018
The Institute for Diversity and Health Equity (IFDHE) helps organizations advance health equity and expand leadership opportunities for minorities.

Illuminating Mental Health Equity in Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities

May 26, 2022
“The power of visibility can never be underestimated.” – Margaret Cho.