Jan 8, 2020
The Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Awards celebrate hospitals and health systems that demonstrate high achievement in advancing diversity, health equity, and equitable health care as evidenced through data, leadership, cultural awareness, and partnerships. These…
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.
Sep 6, 2019
Each fall, the Institute for Diversity and Health Equity partners with various hospital and health systems across the country to provide an 18-20 week paid internship opportunity for academically strong, diverse individuals. This opportunity is aimed at students who have completed their health care…
Aug 13, 2019
Joy A. Lewis, MSW, MPH Senior Vice President, Health Equity Strategies Executive Director, IFDHE (202) 626-2366
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…
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.