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.
Racist and inflammatory language as seen during the COVID-19 pandemic should be a major cause of concern for the field of health services research (HSR).
This webinar provided historical and contemporary examples of how racial injustice shapes health inequities.
The second post in this two-part series looks at research gaps in the diagnosis and treatment of HIV and future opportunities researchers and policymakers can consider moving forward.
The first post in this two-part blog series will focus on key considerations stakeholders must consider to address the HIV epidemic, with a specific emphasis on the prevention pillar of a new federal government initiative.
In a Health Affairs blog post, Susan Kennedy and Sunita Krishnan of AcademyHealth outline Medicaid’s pivotal role in providing maternal health services and highlight state efforts that go beyond access to care to address maternal health.
In this Veterans Day post, Lauren Denneson, Claire Hoffmire, and AcademyHealth Board Member Elizabeth Yano highlight a growing need for suicide prevention efforts tailored to women veterans and announces a call for papers on the topic for a special supplement of Medical Care.
A physician, patient, caregiver and advocate offers her viewpoint on the barriers to patient centered care, including lack of understanding of the care giver role, insurance status, as well as bias, racism and social determinants of health.
In March, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, in collaboration with AcademyHeath, gathered researchers, practitioners, and thought leaders from across the country to share knowledge around community resilience, a critical aspect of building a Culture of Health.
This webinar explored the health impacts of jails and prisons on individuals and communities.