Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Health Services and Policy Research: A snapshot of Recommendations to AcademyHealth from the Advisory Group on DEI in HSR

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Health Services and Policy Research: A snapshot of Recommendations to AcademyHealth from the Advisory Group on DEI in HSR

This publication presents a summary of recommendations by an external advisory group AcademyHealth convened to help shape a sustainable, action-oriented strategy to address diversity, equity, and inclusion in the field.

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As a leading professional organization for a field working to improve health and health care for all, AcademyHealth continues to build on its previous work and strengthen our commitment to model, lead, and influence progress toward racial equity.

To assist these efforts, AcademyHealth convened a panel of highly accomplished external advisors to inform a sustainable, action-oriented strategy to address diversity, equity, and inclusion in health services research. The group was co-chaired by Dorcas Lind, Dr. Margo Edmunds, and Dr. Abdul Shaikh.

You can download and read the full report here, then share your thoughts on how these activities should be prioritized here.

You can also view a presentation of these recommendations that took place at our 2021 Annual Research Meeting here.

MEdmonds
Staff

Margo Edmunds, Ph.D.

Vice President, Evidence Generation and Translation - AcademyHealth

As Vice President for Evidence Generation and Translation, Dr. Margo Edmunds leads AcademyHealth's portfolios ... Read Bio

Dorcas Lind
Advisor

Dorcas Lind, M.P.H.

President and Founder - Diversity Health Communications

Dorcas Lind is president and founder of Diversity Health Communications. Read Bio

Dr. Abdul Shaikh
Committee Member

Abdul Shaikh, Ph.D., M.H.Sc.

Director - Guidehouse Consulting

Dr. Abdul Shaikh is a Director at Guidehouse (formerly PwC Public Sector) where he dedicates his energy helpin... Read Bio