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Dec 16, 2020
The AHA, in collaboration with its Institute for Diversity and Health Equity, released two resources to support hospital and health system efforts to eliminate health disparities.
Dec 8, 2020
The National Institutes of Health announced two new funding opportunities as part of its program to enhance inclusive excellence and increase participation from historically underrepresented groups at NIH-funded institutions.
Nov 5, 2020
The National Council for Behavioral Health Nov. 10 at 1 p.m. ET will host a call on improving patient care and addressing persistent health disparities and unconscious bias rooted in systemic racism.
Jul 21, 2020
Kimberlydawn Wisdom, M.D., senior vice president of community health and equity and chief wellness and diversity officer at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, shares valuable insights and innovations on bridging gaps of inequities in mental health care for communities in-need.
Jul 15, 2020
To aid hospitals and health systems in identifying health disparity gaps, Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of the AHA Physician Alliance and interim executive lead of AHA's Institute for Diversity and Health Equity, highlights new race, ethnicity and language (REaL) data resources and tools to help health care providers meet the needs of minority and vulnerable populations in the fight against COVID-19 and beyond.
Feb 19, 2020 by Jay Bhatt, D.O.
In conjunction with Black History Month, Jay Bhatt, D.O., AHA chief medical officer and senior vice president, highlights AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity resources and activities aimed at addressing disparities in health care.
Feb 13, 2020
The AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity encourages all hospitals to complete its 2019 Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Survey by the extended deadline of Feb. 14.
Feb 12, 2020
With 57 million Americans living in rural areas and dependent on the nearest hospital for most of their care needs, it is more important than ever to preserve the viability of access to care in rural America.
Oct 30, 2019
The AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity encourages all hospitals to complete its 2019 Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Survey.
Oct 24, 2019 by Andres Gonzalez
In this AHA Stat Blog, Froedtert Health Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer Andres Gonzalez, a board member at the AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity, shares the Milwaukee-based organization’s strategies for enhancing health equity, diversity and inclusion.