Sullivan Commission on Diversity in the Healthcare Workforce 2004
Health Resources and Services Administration's Bureau of Health
Professions reports such as "The Key Ingredient of the National
Prevention Agenda: Workforce Development" are available on
their Web site.
Commonwealth Fund reports such as
"Diverse Communities, Common Concerns: Assessing Health Care
Quality for Minority Americans," "Racial, Ethnic and
Primary Language Data Collection in the Health Care System: An
Assessment of Federal Policies and Practices," and "Room
for Improvement: Patients Report on the Quality of
their Health Care,"
A State Policy Agenda to Eliminate Racial and Ethnic Health
Who, When, and How: The Current State of Race, Ethnicity, and Primary
Language Data Collection in Hospitals,
Unequal Access: Insurance Instability Among Low-Income Workers and
Cultural Competence in Health Care: Emerging Frameworks and Practical
available on their Web site.
Institute of Medicine report "Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial
and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care"
Right Thing to Do, The Smart Thing to Do: Enhancing Diversity in
Health Professions -- Summary of the Symposium on Diversity in
Health Professions in Honor of Herbert W. Nickens, M.D."
Leadership Summit on Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in
Health information, held July 10-12, 2002
Confronting Disparities: Addressing the Social Determinants of
Health conference materials
Quality Forum, "Improving Healthcare Quality for Minority
Patients," workshop proceedings summary (http://www.qualityforum.org/)
on COVERAGE AND ACCESS: Medical Schools Enrolling Fewer Minority
AMA initiative Doctors Back to School
minority care: Role models in medicine"
Hospital Association Commission on Workforce for Hospitals and
Health Systems report "In Our Hands: How Hospital Leaders Can
Build a Thriving Workforce"
Pan-Ethnic Health Network report "Diverse Patients, Disparate
Experience: The Use of Standardized Patient Satisfaction Surveys in
Assessing the Cultural Competence of Health Care Organizations"
of Health: Assessing Health Communication Strategies for Diverse
Health: Culture, Race, and Ethnicity
Supplement to Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General
State Higher Education Coordinating Board report on
"Postsecondary Opportunity and
Achievement in Washington"
Kaiser Family Foundation publications:
Race, Ethnicity and Medical Care
Indian Health, and the
National Survey of Latinos. Many more
Family Foundation publications are also available.
State Health Disparities information available on the Kaiser
Family Foundation web site and within
chapters of the Department
of Health's "The Health of Washington State"