Governance and leadership diversity

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…
Feb 9, 2018
The AHA seeks hospital and health system trustees to serve on its Committee on Governance and Regional Policy Boards beginning in 2019. For more information and to apply through Feb. 22, click here.  
Feb 8, 2018
Martin Luther King Jr. said that of all the forms of inequity, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane. Black History Month is the perfect time to reflect on Dr. King’s words – and to talk about what the AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity is doing to help you end…
Feb 6, 2018
The AHA announces the launch of the Institute for Diversity and Health Equity. Nicholas Tejeda, CEO of The Hospitals of Providence Transmountain Campus in El Paso, Texas, and the new board chair of the Institute for Diversity and Health Equity tells why to truly advance health and health care in…
Feb 5, 2018
The Institute for Diversity and Health Equity (Institute), an affiliate of the American Hospital Association (AHA), today announced its 2018 chair of its board of directors, Nicholas Tejeda, and newly-elected board members with terms beginning Jan. 1, 2018. This year, Institute membership has…
Jan 5, 2018
The AHA seeks hospital and health system trustees to serve on its Committee on Governance and Regional Policy Boards beginning in 2019. For more information and to apply through Feb. 22, click here.
Nov 9, 2017
An individual's health is influenced by many different factors, including inherited traits, the health care received, individual habits and choices, and different community and environmental factors.
Research has shown that individuals of color, of various ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientation, or with limited English proficiency have less access to care, receive different care and often have worse health than those who are white. AHA and its members strive to help all individuals…
Nov 3, 2017
The AHA and the National Urban League hosted a two-day educational event on “The Role of the Trustee in the Face of Rapidly Changing Trends in Healthcare.” During the event, which took place yesterday and today in New Orleans, NUL Affiliate CEOs received an overview of health care governance, as…
May 3, 2017
There’s only a few days left for your health care organization to sign up to participate in this year’s Institute for Diversity in Health Management (IFD) Summer Enrichment Program (SEP).The SEP – an intensive 10-week, paid, full-time internship – provides talented, diverse graduate students and…