Governance and Leadership Diversity

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…
Dec 14, 2020
The IFDHE’s survey into the gains and gaps in hospitals’ and health systems’ efforts to advance health equity, diversity and inclusion provides a nationwide snapshot of work underway and where we must accelerate. This report includes several sections that will inform the conversations underway…
Dec 2, 2020
Trustees are in a unique position to take a leadership role on health equity, diversity, and inclusion. They are business and community leaders and can work closely with their hospital leadership to develop a board strategy and ensure that health equity is included in their organization’s strategic…
Jul 8, 2020
In this AHA Stat Blog, former AHA Board Chair John Bluford says we need action now to improve health equity. “A good place to start is by our health care systems attacking social and economic determinants of health and racism ZIP code by ZIP code, community by community and city by city in pursuit…