Governance and leadership diversity

Jul 17, 2018
Representatives from organizations that have helped lead the national charge on diversity and inclusiveness in health care recently reflected on how their organizations have evolved and the role they have played in these efforts.   At last month’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity…
Jul 9, 2018
What does it take to be an effective leader of a hospital or health system?   At the Institute for Diversity and Health Equity's recent National Leadership and Education Conference, I asked this question as I moderated a discussion on the evolving role of women in health care leadership. The…
Jun 18, 2018
Please join me and other AHA leaders at the AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity National Leadership and Education Conference, June 28-29 in Chicago. This year’s theme is “Strengthening Our Roots: Expanding Our Focus in Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity.”   The two-day lineup…
May 22, 2018
Pictured, from left to right: Tanya Blackmon, executive vice president and chief diversity and inclusion officer, Novant Health; Institute for Diversity and Health Equity Chairman Nicholas Tejeda, market CEO, Hospitals of Providence; and Armond S. Kinsey, chief equity, inclusion and diversity…
May 7, 2018
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…
Apr 23, 2018
Hospital and health system trustees are at the forefront of shaping health care in our communities. And the AHA is committed to sharing resources and expanding programming for this important work. That’s why last year, we reorganized our trustee offerings to give them a new single home within the…
Apr 6, 2018
San Diego, CA, AHA Leadership Summit Wednesday, July 25, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. PT   The #123forEquity Training Symposiums were developed to help #123forEquity pledgers and endorsers successfully realize progress in four key areas that will provide the greatest opportunities…
Mar 9, 2018
The Institute's National Leadership and Education Conference is the premier health services conference on advancing health equity and managing diversity and inclusion. Senior health care executives, human resource directors, diversity specialists, consultants, trustees and others examine best…
Feb 13, 2018
The AHA is accepting nominations through March 16 for outstanding clinicians to serve on five at-large seats on its Committee on Clinical Leadership. The committee provides clinical input to the AHA advocacy and public policy process. Openings for clinicians to participate in AHA governance and…
Feb 12, 2018
At the AHA, we believe that tackling health disparities and promoting diversity in health care leadership is critical to ensuring the highest quality of care for everyone. That’s why we are proud to announce that all AHA hospital and health system members are now members of the newly renamed…