Inclusion

Jan 31, 2020
The AHA Institute for Diversity and Health Equity has renamed the award to honor the first African American and first hospital trustee to chair the AHA board, who was a tireless advocate for equity of care.
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Videos

Jan 27, 2020
In a video highlighting Kearny County Hospital’s innovative efforts to attract physicians and improve health equity, Duane Reynolds, president and CEO of AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity, and John Supplitt, AHA’s senior director of AHA’s Constituency Sections, join with leaders from…
Jan 8, 2020
  The Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Awards recognize hospitals and health systems that have moved beyond plans and awareness of the #123forEquity pledge to action. This award celebrates organizations that demonstrate high achievement in advancing diversity, health equity, and…
Oct 2, 2019
  In light of the latest COVID-19 developments and CDC recommendations, the American Hospital Association has cancelled the Institute for Diversity & Health Equity’s 2020 National Leadership and Education Conference, scheduled for June 17-19 in Cleveland, as well as all affiliated…
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
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.