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Evidence on how to evaluate, address and improve equity is an important area of work for AcademyHealth and its community of members and partners.

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HSR Must Reject Racism, Turn Evidence into Action for All

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.
Blog Post       The Gender Gap in Suicide Rates is Narrowing in the United States

The Gender Gap in Suicide Rates is Narrowing in the United States

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.