This list, prepared by the Ascension Florida and Gulf Coast Medical Librarian from other sources, is provided for information only. Referral to these sites does not imply the endorsement of Ascension Health of either the organization or their contents, expressed views, programs, or political activities. Further, Ascension does not endorse any commercial products that may be advertised or available from these organizations or on these websites. This list is not meant to be comprehensive; the exclusion of a site does not reflect the quality of that site. Please note that sites and URLs are subject to change without warning. MASH 10/11/2023
Ascension Health launched a framework for associates to listen, pray, learn, and act to address racism and systemic injustice. This website offers insights on how to listen, pray, learn, and act to address injustices.
The IFDHE works closely with other health services organizations to advance health equity for all. They also work to expand leadership opportunities for ethnic minorities in health management positions.
This website provides information on the AMA's research and activities to eliminate health disparities, including the Health Disparities Toolkit and the white paper on Collecting and using race, ethnicity and language data in ambulatory settings.
This 2021 paper offers answers on 5 questions on disparities in health care, including: What are health and health care disparities?; How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected disparities?; and What are current federal efforts to address health disparities?
The NHCHC works to improve the health of homeless people. The website has information on the organization's publications, policy, and advocacy. There are also links to information on understanding homelessness, clinical practice issues, and medical respite/recuperative care.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
The OMH works to improve the health of racial and ethnic minority populations and to eliminate health disparities. The website includes links to resources on ethnic groups, publications, campaigns and initiatives, and more.
The CRCHD conducts research to reduce cancer-related health disparities. The web site includes information on initiatives, research, and diversity training programs. It also includes cancer disparities information for researchers and patients.
The National Medical Association's Cobb Institute was established to develop, evaluation, and implement strategies to promote wellness and eliminate health disparities and racism in medicine. The website has information on publications, research opportunities, and initiatives.