Diversity

May 17, 2021
As part of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month, join AHA’s Joining Hands for Greater Impact series, May 26 at 12 p.m. ET, to explore how to address the unique challenges faced by Asian American and Pacific Islander communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 6, 2021
What does it take to become an everyday champion for advancing health equity? How do hospitals and health systems successfully transition from planning to taking action and creating real cultural change? 
Mar 25, 2021
Throughout its long history, Cone Health’s mission has been to meet its community’s evolving health care needs, including on the equity, diversity and inclusion front. Today, all its physicians with privileges are required to complete continuing medical education (CME) pertaining to the social and…
Mar 16, 2021
AHA launches the first in a new series of toolkits designed to help hospitals and health systems make progress in advancing their health equity agenda.
Mar 9, 2021
To advance its efforts and achieve stated broader goals of ending structural racism in biomedical research, NIH has issued a Request for Information focused on best practices to identify opportunities, make recommendations, and develop and implement strategies to eliminate or lessen health…
Mar 2, 2021
For the first time in AHA’s history, ACHI and IFDHE will join forces to bring together community and population health professionals with diversity and inclusion leaders for a unique three-day experience dedicated to accelerating health equity and reimagining community health for the future.…
Feb 22, 2021
Nearly 55 years ago, during the 1966 Medical Committee of Human Rights Convention, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. declared, “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.” Although there has been incremental progress toward achieving a more just…
Jan 26, 2021
Inspired by recent examples in sports and a Hamilton show tune, Kenneth Kaufman, managing director and chair of management consultancy KaufmanHall, challenges senior health care leaders to “make 2021 the year of true advancement in diversity, equity, and inclusion.”
Jan 15, 2021
Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Since it became a federal holiday in 1983, MLK Day has become widely celebrated as a day of public service for individuals, communities and organizations.
Dec 16, 2020
The AHA, in collaboration with its Institute for Diversity and Health Equity, released two resources to support hospital and health system efforts to eliminate health disparities.