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.
This brief summarizes key points from a May 2021 meeting convened by AcademyHealth as part of the Paradigm Project to explore redesigning academic incentives to prioritize the social impact of health services research. The meeting underscored the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion -- among other factors -- in incentivizing research that has impact.
The August 2021 edition of the Blueprint spotlights the Paradigm Project’s panel at ARM and a blog post from Michael Gluck on lessons from the Paradigm Project and how AcademyHealth will use this work as the basis of a social movement to create real and lasting change in HSR.
External advisors have submitted their report and recommendations to AcademyHealth to inform the development of a sustainable, action-oriented strategy to address diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the field.
At our 2021 Annual Research Meeting, AcademyHealth hosted a conversation on navigating challenges and building a successful career in the field of health services research (HSR). Whether you’re new to the field or an experienced professional, this members-only tip sheet can help you evaluate your next career move.
In a session at the 2021 Annual Research Meeting, Paradigm Project volunteers described innovations to act on diversity, equity, and inclusion, address racial bias in data, and build partnerships with community-based organizations. Panelists shared their lessons learned for building a movement to disrupt the status quo in health services research (HSR) and challenged the field to leverage Paradigm Project practices to spur innovation in order to advance more timely, impactful research.
At our 2021 Annual Research Meeting, AcademyHealth hosted a conversation on how to get and maintain funding. Whether you’re applying for funding from foundations, non-profits, government agencies, or other institutions, this members-only tip sheet can help you fund your research priorities.
The Blueprint spotlights the Paradigm Project’s latest release, Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Health Services and Policy Research Workforce, which provides recommendations to the field of HSR to increase workforce diversity.
Several breakout and plenary sessions at the 2021 Annual Research Meeting considered the role of health services research (HSR) in addressing health equity and structural racism, both in the field and in our health care system, particularly as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic.