Diversity

Nov 5, 2020
The National Council for Behavioral Health Nov. 10 at 1 p.m. ET will host a call on improving patient care and addressing persistent health disparities and unconscious bias rooted in systemic racism.
Oct 16, 2020
The fifth in the series featured Dr. Estes talking with Dr. Kimberlydawn Wisdom, Senior Vice President of Community Health & Equity and Chief Wellness & Diversity Officer at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit and Michigan's First Surgeon General about health equity.
Oct 14, 2020
As organizations representing nearly 5,000 hospitals and health systems, more than 1 million physicians, and more than 4 million registered nurses, we call on the Trump Administration to rescind Executive Order 13950, Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping. Each of the actions outlined in EO 13950…
Sep 25, 2020
Join AHA’s Board Chair Dr. Mindy Estes for Leadership Rounds as she discusses health equity issues with Dr. Kimberlydawn Wisdom, Senior Vice President of Community Health…
Aug 26, 2020
Contacts for use of the Diversity Engagement Survey.
Jul 30, 2020
July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. In this conversation, Lisa Hinton, Senior Health Equity and Value specialist with the AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity, speaks with a faith-based organization leader and two health care experts on ways they are broadening their…
Jul 21, 2020
Kimberlydawn Wisdom, M.D., senior vice president of community health and equity and chief wellness and diversity officer at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, shares valuable insights and innovations on bridging gaps of inequities in mental health care for communities in-need.
Jul 20, 2020
The American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Institute for Diversity and Health Equity (IFDHE) and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) announced grant program awards to support the work of 13 Illinois hospitals and health care organizations in reducing disparities in health care.
Jul 15, 2020
To aid hospitals and health systems in identifying health disparity gaps, Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of the AHA Physician Alliance and interim executive lead of AHA's Institute for Diversity and Health Equity, highlights new race, ethnicity and language (REaL) data resources and tools to…