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2020
Dr. Carl G. Streed Jr., M.D. discusses his personal mission to advance health care for LGBTQ communities.
2020
Diversity, inclusion and cultural competence training are imperative for health care organizations, as the U.S. demographic landscape continues to change. The need to understand these changes and develop sustainable business strategies for success requires leadership to manage the intersection between diversity and health care business strategy. For health care organizations, accomplishing this goal will positively impact patient experience, employee engagement, leadership development, service excellence, as well as safety and quality.
2020
Advancing health equity and eliminating health care disparities for all is a key priority for the Institute for Diversity and Health Equity. Unfortunately, far too many racially, ethnically and culturally diverse individuals face barriers and unconscious biases when it comes to their ability to connect with health professionals and hospitals to ensure their safe delivery of care.
2020
The AHA Institute for Diversity and Health Equity has renamed the award to honor the first African American and first hospital trustee to chair the AHA board, who was a tireless advocate for equity of care.
2020
In a video highlighting Kearny County Hospital’s innovative efforts to attract physicians and improve health equity, Duane Reynolds, president and CEO of AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity, and John Supplitt, AHA’s senior director of AHA’s Constituency Sections, join with leaders from the hospital and community to discuss the importance of addressing the unique needs of a rural population.
2020
America’s hospitals and health systems are working hard to ensure that every person in every community receives high-quality, equitable and safe care. To do that, we must eliminate health and health care disparities that continue to exist for far too many racially, ethnically and culturally diverse individuals.
2020
  The Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Awards recognize hospitals and health systems that have moved beyond plans and awareness of the #123forEquity pledge to action. This award celebrates organizations that demonstrate high achievement in advancing diversity, health equity, and equitable health care as evidenced through data, leadership, cultural awareness, and partnerships. These efforts have benefits including improved patient experiences, outcomes of care, reduced per capita cost and improved workforce preparedness. 
2019
WASHINGTON (December 16, 2019) – The American Hospital Association’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity (IFDHE) and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) today announced a joint collaboration and one-year grant program to support hospitals in eliminating health care disparities and working toward ensuring individuals in every community receive safe, equitable and high-quality care.
2019
  In light of the latest COVID-19 developments and CDC recommendations, the American Hospital Association has cancelled the Institute for Diversity & Health Equity’s 2020 National Leadership and Education Conference, scheduled for June 17-19 in Cleveland, as well as all affiliated events. 
2019
The Institute and the Health Research & Educational Trust conducted the 2015 edition of "Diversity and Disparities: A Benchmark Study of U.S. Hospitals" to learn more about hospitals’ ongoing efforts to address health care disparities and improve diversity management practices.
2019
Elisa Arespacochaga, MBA IFDHE Interim Executive Lead Vice President, AHA Physician Alliance   (312) 422-3329     Darren Henson, Ph.D Director of Operations (312) 422-3996      
2019
The Institute's Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) places diverse, graduate students pursuing advanced degrees in health care administration or a related field in 10-week, paid internships within health care organizations.
2019
Diversity, inclusion and cultural competence are imperative for health care organizations, as the U.S. demographic landscape continues to change and regulatory agencies continue to implement requirements to improve safety and quality, reduce health care disparities and create more affordable care for patients.
2018
IFDHE welcomes you to the Online Resource Center. Here you will find links and downloads of the latest studies, information, news, and data designed to help hospitals diversify their workforce and better serve their diverse patient populations. We hope you check back often to take advantage of our growing resource database.
2018
  The Institute for Diversity and Health Equity, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, works closely with health services organizations to advance health equity for all and to expand leadership opportunities for ethnic minorities in health management. We have long believed that promoting diversity within health care leadership and tackling health disparities is critical to ensuring the highest quality of care for everyone.