HealthCare Diversity Council

Welcome to the HealthCare Diversity Council! Here we strongly believe in a global representation in hospitals and clinics across the country, that every healthcare institution should mirror the environment and patients that it serves.

Who we are

Our vision and mission

Be the preeminent resource for information on cultural awareness and...

Engage in dialog and action with the healthcare community on inclusion...

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There are many opportunities to volunteer your time and talent in creating greater diversity and inclusion in Healthcare. Our volunteers get involved in all aspects of event planning and implementation, as well as outreach, communication, and advocacy within their organization and the community...

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Fri, 19 Oct 2018 10:08:48 GMT
UT Southwestern Wins National Diversity Award - D Healthcare Daily
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 16:18:19 GMT
UT Southwestern Medical Center has received an award for their commitment to diversity and inclusion in high education. Earlier this week, the center won the 2018 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from INSIGHT ...
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The Striking Effects of Diversity in Health Care: Improving Patient Outcomes - Medical Bag
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:01:47 GMT
The idea first came about at a coffee shop in Oakland, California. Owen Garrick, MD, MBA, and Marcella Alsan, MD, MPH, PhD, sat together brainstorming a way to study the effects of diversity in health care, particularly for African American men in ...
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The role diversity anxiety can play in 'living while black' incidents: OPINION - ABC News
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 19:37:00 GMT
According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, African–Americans are already 20 percent more likely to experience serious mental illness, and are 25 percent less likely to seek mental health care. Mistrust just creates another barrier, ...
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$3B planned in new construction reflects Greater Lansing's growing economic diversity - Lansing State Journal
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:33:24 GMT
Another influential force is health care, shown by Sparrow Health System's acquisitions of rural health care locations and McLaren Health Care's expected $450 million hospital and cancer center on the edge of Michigan State University's ...
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