IFDHE Podcasts

These podcasts feature conversations with hospital and health system leaders on a variety of diversity and health equity issues that impact patients and communities. Look for new episodes directly from your mobile device by using SoundCloud. You can also listen to the podcasts directly by clicking below.

Latest Podcasts

Jul 8, 2020

In this conversation, Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of the AHA’s Physician Alliance and interim executive lead for the AHA’s Institute for Diversity an Health Equity, talks with two health system chief diversity officers about their efforts to learn more about the patients they are serving through REAL data collection, stratification and utilization. We’ll learn about REAL data and how it may present a clearer overall picture of the pandemic’s impact on specific communities. More is available at https://ifdhe.aha.org/.


 

Apr 22, 2020

In this podcast, Darren Henson, AHA’s director at the Institute for Diversity & Health Equity, explores how despite the COVID-19 outbreak, Loyola University Medical Center – serving the Chicago area – remains committed to its partnership with a community-driven, multi-sector coalition. Professor Lena Hatchett, PhD, from Loyola’s Stritch School of Medicine, shares how the relationship between the medical center’s physicians and clinical staff with Proviso Health Partners ensures ongoing patient needs.


Mar 6, 2020

As March ushers in Women's History Month, our new Advancing Health podcast "Black History & Women's History Months: A Conversation with our Board Chair" features an interview with Kimberlydawn Wisdom, M.D., a remarkable leader who was recently recognized on Modern Healthcare Magazine's list of Top 25 Minority Leaders. Listen as she shares insights and stories about the influential people throughout her life who've guided her path to success in this new podcast conversation with Darren Henson, Ph. D., IFDHE director of operations.


 

Mar 5, 2020

In part two of this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Jay Bhatt, D.O., AHA senior vice president and chief medical officer, and Maurice Jones, president and CEO of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, continue their discussion on social determinants of health and how collaborations between hospitals and community development organizations advance health equity.


Feb 18, 2020

On this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Jay Bhatt, D.O., AHA senior vice president and chief medical officer, and Maurice Jones, president and CEO of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, discuss social determinants of health and how collaborations between hospitals and community development organizations can advance health equity.


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Oct 3, 2019
Duane Reynolds, president and CEO of the AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity, and Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative, discuss how health equity is a moral issue that affects the length and quality of people’s lives.
Jun 3, 2019
On this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Nancy Myers, vice president of leadership and system innovation for the AHA Center for Health Innovation, and Duane Reynolds, president and CEO of the Institute for Diversity and Health Equity, discuss health equity and its relationship to community health.