AcademyHealth board member Atul Grover reflects on the recent Supreme Court decision that colleges and universities can no longer take race into consideration in the admissions process, and the implications this has for medical school administrations and the health care workforce overall.
AcademyHealth Staff Highlight Anti-racist Approaches to Informatics in Newly Published JAMIA Article
AcademyHealth Senior Scholar Jodyn Platt, AcademyHealth Vice President Elizabeth Cope and colleagues highlight the need for anti-racist expertise in informatics and proposes the use of the Public Health Critical Race Praxis (PHCRP) as a powerful framework to tackle racism in digital forms.
Is the health equity movement having an impact on the Biden-Harris Administration’s approach to health data?
Top health data experts held an exclusive conversation with AcademyHealth's organizational members on the status, challenges, and opportunities for stakeholder engagement with the Biden-Harris Administration’s attempt to make health data more equitable.
Through a range of activities, AcademyHealth seeks to advance data equity, support data learning networks, and expand data access. We are also announcing a new call for proposals from Health Data for Action, a signature research program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
There is a need to make concerted efforts to include foreign-born populations in HSR and this may mean shirking traditional methods.
With the end of the federal Public Health Emergency, scrutiny at the border, and exciting news for Dreamers, much is changing for foreign-born U.S. residents
The need for more robust data on immigrant subpopulations and their health leaves many health services research questions unanswered as this population grows.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awarded four community-engaged research grants to support analyses about the design, implementation, and impact of local, state, or national policies on the affordability of high-quality, equitable care.
Community organizations co-lead four new studies examining affordability of care for historically marginalized communities, awarded under the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Research in Transforming Health and Healthcare Systems program, managed by AcademyHealth.
Australia, Leading in Outcomes Thanks to Universal Health Care and Individual Innovation and Activism, Now Turns Attention to "Closing the Gap"
AcademyHealth Senior Manager Danielle DeCosta highlights key takeaways from the AcademyHealth and Commonwealth Fund study tour, including ways the Australian health system has worked to address health inequalities and improve health outcomes.