Thank you for sharing your activities, resources and stories with us in 2023.

Next Year’s Community Health Improvement Week is June 10-14, 2024.

AHA Community Health Improvement (ACHI) presents Community Health Improvement Week 2023, a time to honor those working in partnership to improve the health and well-being of individuals and communities and advance health equity.

Share your CHI Week activities and resources on social media using #CHIWeek.

Follow @communityhlth and @ahahospitals for CHI Week updates.

CHI Week was June 12-18, 2023

CHI Week: Archives

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Highlights from the 2023 Accelerating Health Equity Conference

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Accelerating Health Equity Conference Playbook

Browse a recap of the 2023 Accelerating Health Equity Conference, with key takeaways from conference sessions.

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Strategies for Equitable Community Engagement

Building relationships with local stakeholders helps create solutions to address health inequities.

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Innovative Partnerships to Address Behavioral Health

Community-focused models and interventions are effectively addressing the behavioral health challenges youth and adults face.


Thought Leadership


Community Health Improvement in Action

Discover how organizations across the U.S. are improving community health and advancing health equity.

Elevating Voices of LA County Youth Through Photos

Children's Hospital Los Angeles engages youth through photovoice to help identify health needs and assets in the community.

Rebuilding a New Minneapolis

Two short videos from the AHA feature conversations with Minneapolis hospital and community leaders about how civil unrest following George Floyd’s murder has shaped their organizations’ work.

Focusing on Community Needs to Improve Health

Houston-based Memorial Hermann, winner of the 2023 Foster G. McGaw Prize, focuses on four pillars to improve community health.

Supporting a Local Business to Ensure Health Equity

Boston Medical Center supports Nubian Markets, a local business that caters to diverse communities’ needs.

Celebrating CHI Week

Memorial Health in Illinois marks Community Health Improvement Week by assembling culturally appropriate food packages and cleaning up roadsides, among other activities.

Expanding Access to Health Care and Social Services

A mobile platform used by Essentia Health in Minnesota connects people to resources for food, housing, transportation and more.

Caring for Community Outside Hospital Walls

Norman Regional Health System in Oklahoma runs a food pharmacy, staffs a community call center and uses a community health navigator to link patients to services.

Breaking Down Barriers to Address Health Equity

Monthly dialogues on health issues are facilitated through a partnership between VCU Massey Cancer Center and black faith-based organizations in Virginia.

Launching a Community Health Needs Assessment

Maricopa County Public Health Department in Arizona highlights how it uses data collected during its collaborative CHNA process to improve community health.

Health Equity Roadmap

IFDHE leaders Joy Lewis and Leon Caldwell share updates on the roadmap, launched in March 2022.

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ProMedica is taking a holistic approach to address the social determinants of health.


AHA Community Health Improvement Resources

Community Health Assessment Toolkit

Community Health Assessment Toolkit

Explore AHA’s revised CHA Toolkit, which highlights integrating health equity in community engagement, data practices and strategic alignment.

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Multisector Partnerships Podcast

Nemours Children’s Health has developed a toolkit to guide hospitals and health systems participating in multisector partnerships to advance health equity.

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Hospital Community Collaborative Online Program

AHA’s HCC program to create effective, sustainable partnerships between hospitals and community organizations is expanding online.


Inspiration Cards

Download a prompt card, add your comment and snap a pic to share on social media using #CHIWeek.


CHI Week Events


Age-Friendly Care Amplified by Community Partnerships

When: June 15, 2023|12 p.m. ET

Learn about a framework designed to address the unique health needs of older adults and how to integrate age-friendly care in the community.

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