Disparities/Equity of Care

Oct 13, 2022
Our most recent Health Equity Innovation Summit took place Oct. 10 in AHA’s Region 6, which includes members from North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, Missouri and Minnesota. This one-day event brought together C-suite hospital leaders, community members and patient advocates to…
Jun 16, 2022
June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month. This tradition started back in 1969 with the Stonewall Riots – a series of demonstrations that were brought on by the continued mistreatment of LGBTQ+ individuals in New York City.
May 26, 2022
“The power of visibility can never be underestimated.” – Margaret Cho. May is both National Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage and Mental Health Awareness month. The AAPI communities make up about 7% of the population in the United States with more than 50 ethnic groups and…
Mar 10, 2022
With the biennial DEI benchmark survey now available through March 15, read AHA’s Leon Caldwell’s blog addressing the hesitancy related to taking the survey, as well as strategies to manage said anxieties. For questions related to your participation in the survey, please contact AHA’s survey…
Feb 15, 2022
February is Black History Month, and this year’s theme – Black Health and Wellness – recognizes medical scholars and health care providers. The theme is especially timely as our nation and health care system continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Jan 20, 2022
This worksheet looks at best practices for building leadership diversity programs through various case studies. Cases vary by career level and touch on topics such as hiring for new roles and diversity committees.
Jan 12, 2022
This toolkit focuses on training and education strategies and approaches to encourage cultural humility and overcome implicit bias.
Nov 11, 2021
The AHA’s vision is a society of healthy communities where all individuals reach their highest potential for health.
Jun 22, 2021
Helping patients control and manage their diabetes was the goal of a new program launched by UI Health’s Mile Square Health Center, near the University of Illinois at Chicago. The first step was to identify patients who should be targeted for an intervention and then provide the resources and…
Jun 8, 2021
Each June, LGBTQ people and supporters join together to recognize Pride Month - celebrating history and advocating for continued change. Although Pride is now widely celebrated, it is important to note that the journey to an inclusive Pride is ongoing.