AHA and UnidosUS, previously known as the National Council of La Raza, today announced an alliance to increase diversity among health care executives and improve the health of communities. Over the next year, the organizations will connect health care CEOs with UnidosUS leaders for governance opportunities at AHA hospitals and health systems, foster a culture of health through a new UnidosUS advisory committee, and share effective programs to prevent youth violence and provide post-trauma support. “This work builds on our alliance with the National Urban League and AHA’s commitment to truly shift and improve how health care works in America,” said AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack. UnidosUS President and CEO Janet Murguía said, “We welcome this new strategic alliance with the AHA. It is critical that the leadership of hospitals and major health systems reflect the growing diversity of the people they serve and our country. We are eager to also work with AHA in addressing the growing crisis in our community – the toll that violence is taking on the social and emotional wellbeing of our young people.”
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