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HSR Workforce Development

One way AcademyHealth works to improve both the supply and quality of health services research is by assessing the skills and composition of the HSR workforce, and building programs that respond to emerging needs. This section includes evidence on the makeup of the HSR workforce as well as programs to improve and support its diversity and relevance.

Blog Post       Diversity and Inclusion in Health Services and Policy Research: Then, Now, and the Future

Diversity and Inclusion in Health Services and Policy Research: Then, Now, and the Future

Addressing racism requires a diverse health services research (HSR) workforce. A team of researchers is now fielding a survey on perceptions of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The eventual findings will help address the lack of progress in in the HSR field.
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HSR Must Reject Racism, Turn Evidence into Action for All

In a statement following nationwide protests, AcademyHealth President and CEO Dr. Lisa Simpson calls on the field to address diversity and inclusion in the workforce, bias in data and methods, and support wider and better dissemination of evidence to uncover and address systemic issues that increase disparities and negatively impact health.