Disparities/Equity of Care

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Jan 11, 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…
Jan 8, 2020
  Share how your organization is striving to improve health equity, diversity and inclusion by applying for the 2022 Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Awards!
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.
Oct 2, 2019
  National Conferences   2021: Accelerating Health Equity Virtual Conference  2018: Stengthening Our Roots: Expanding Our Focus in Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity - Chicago, IL.  2016: Accelerating Health Equity through 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
Joy A. Lewis, MSW, MPH Senior Vice President, Health Equity Strategies Executive Director, IFDHE (202) 626-2366    
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…