Category Archives: Health Workforce Diversity: Pipelines and pathways

Association of American Medical Colleges: Altering the Course – Black Males in Medicine

This “clarion call” from the Association of American Medical Colleges is directed to leaders across the education continuum, from kindergarten through professional school, to rise to the challenge of increasing the number of black males in medicine and to recognize the … Continue reading

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Grantmakers in Health: Ensuring Health Workforce Diversity Strategy Session

This report from Grantmakers in Health summarizes a strategy session held in June 2011 to examine funder strategies to support health workforce diversity, especially in the context of the implementation of national health care reform.  I was honored to be … Continue reading

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Grantmakers in Health Issue Focus: Improving Diversity in the Health Professions

This Issue Focus from Grantmakers in Health describes strategies that funders have used to support the improved diversity of the health professions. The issue brief notes that a significant body of research demonstrates benefits on multiple levels from having a … Continue reading

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Resources to Advance Patient-Centeredness and Health Equity

I have compiled key publications and resources on some current topics in health care policy.  Below are descriptions of the key topic areas, which also can be accessed using the menu on the right side of this page. Health Care … Continue reading

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Side-by-Side Analysis of Equity Provisions in Final Senate and House Health Care Reform Bills

This is my side-by-side analysis of the provisions in the final Senate and House health reform bills related to equity, health disparities, demographic data, language access, cultural competency, health workforce diversity and community health. 

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Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies: Advancing Health Equity for Racially and Ethnically Diverse Patient Populations

This is a comprehensive analysis of the equity-related provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act published by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies.   Link to Original Source

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Summit Health Institute for Research and Education: Health Equity Activist Guide to the PPACA

This is a useful analysis of the equity-related provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act prepared by the Summit Health Institute for Research and Education.   Link to Original Source

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California Pan-Ethnic Health Network Conference: Resource Handout

Resources on patient-centeredness, equity and prevention from California Pan-Ethnic Health Network “Building Quality and Equitable Health Care Systems” conference June 7-9, 2010. Link to Original Source

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Presentation at California Health Professions Consortium Conference: Making the Case for Your Program

This is my facilitated session at the California Health Professions Consortium on October 13, 2010 on strategies to obtain funding for health professions pipeline programs.  

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University of California San Francisco: Strategies for Increasing the Diversity of the Health Professions

This report from the University of California San Francisco outlines strategies to increase the diversity of the health professions.   Link to Original Source

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