Inclusion

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.
Aug 6, 2021
The IFDHE's Fall Enrichment Program (FEP) is a paid internship opportunity designed to advance the careers of young health care leaders, strengthen the diverse pipeline of talent and promote diversity and representation within the workforce.
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.
Apr 27, 2021
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Mar 4, 2021
To support hospitals and health systems starting from different points on their journey to strengthen health equity, the AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity (IFDHE) is preparing four new guidance and resource toolkits to share evidence-based practices to inform organizational next steps…
Feb 24, 2021
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Jan 22, 2021
In this month’s Spotlight Feature interview, Kari Beth Watts, D.O. at UnityPoint Health, elaborates about the program’s roots and goals to improve overall maternal and child health.
Dec 16, 2020
Knowing that diabetes was surging throughout the community it serves, Humboldt Park Health (formerly Norwegian American Hospital) on Chicago’s West Side came up with a new approach to address the disparities it was seeing.
Nov 19, 2020
Thanks to a health equity grant delivered through a collaboration between the American Hospital Association’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity (IFDHE) and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL), Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago extended free diabetes education services to…
Nov 2, 2020
In this Spotlight Feature interview, Pamela S. Ganschow, M.D., describes the approach and strategy behind the Cook County Health, Stroger Hospital (bCRISP) initiative and how it’s designed to make a difference.