Disparities/Equity of Care

Dec 26, 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…
Oct 29, 2019
Institute for Diversity and Health Equity homepage. It is our vision to empower health organizations to provide equitable care for all persons. Our mission is to advance health care equity, diversity and inclusion.
Sep 11, 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.
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Our Team

Aug 13, 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      
May 23, 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.
May 23, 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…
Aug 15, 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…
Apr 12, 2018
Diversity Dialogue Webinars are one of the most popular programs in which a different nationally-renowned speaker discusses a topic of pressing concern in health care. While enjoying the audio presentation, attendees log in via a computer and view the accompanying slideshow presentation.