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Advocacy is the act of educating others on a specific cause or issue. It allows constituents to make their voices heard on issues of importance, open the channels of communication with policymakers, and potentially influence opinions.


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AcademyHealth Welcomes New AHRQ Director

Today, Acting Director of Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) David Meyers announced that AcademyHealth member Dr. Robert Otto Valdez will be joining the agency as its new Director.
Posted Feb 22, 2022
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Definitions Matter: Building a Shared Language for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion terms for the field of Health Services Research

In support of the work and recommendations by the Advisory Group on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in HSR, AcademyHealth is pleased to release an initial glossary of DEI terms and concepts. This document is a starting point that aims to encourage a shared language for community discourse about DEI.