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Health Equity Research and Policy

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Health and health care inequities are deeply rooted in the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age.

Xổ số miền bắc thứ 5 hàng tuầnMedical schools and teaching hospitals play a singular role in ensuring all people have the same opportunity to reach their full potential—a state of health equity. As pioneers in research and clinical best practices, these institutions create the evidence base that makes the case for policies, partnerships, and practices that facilitate health equity.

Build your medical school’s and teaching hospital’s capacity to improve the health of all. The following funding and training opportunities, case studies and best practices, and solutions-focused research initiatives offer AAMC member institutions a “how-to” guide for moving their communities—and the nation—toward health equity.

How the AAMC Defines Health and Health Care Inequity

Health Inequity
Xổ số miền bắc thứ 5 hàng tuần A measurable, systemic, avoidable, and unjust difference in health between groups, stemming from differences in levels of social advantage and disadvantage.

Health Care Inequity
A measurable, systemic, avoidable, and unjust difference in health care access, utilization, quality, and outcomes between groups, stemming from differences in levels of social advantage and disadvantage.

What's New in Health Equity Research and Policy

Health-Related Social Needs and Increased Readmission Rates

A new paper in the Journal of General Internal Medicine examined ICD-10 Z-codes to demonstrate the need for interventions to reduce readmissions for those at social risk and to inform community benefit investments.

Racism and Health: A Reading List

The AAMC has developed a collection of research articles and books that describe how racism affects health and well-being and offer a starting place for further exploration.

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Community Engagement

Resources and Toolkits
 

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Explore research and resourcesXổ số miền bắc thứ 5 hàng tuần focused on partnering with communities to improve local health and address health inequities.

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Drawing on sessions from Learn Serve Lead: The AAMC Annual Meeting, these toolkits help institutions engage their academic and local communities in dialogue to move communities toward health and health care equity.

Member Spotlight

Research Snapshots and Virtual Site Visits
 

Our Health Equity Research Snapshots spotlight outstanding health equity research activities at AAMC-member institutions.

Our Health Equity Virtual Site VisitsXổ số miền bắc thứ 5 hàng tuần highlight exceptional health equity research portfolios at AAMC-member institutions.

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