Health Equity

Articles, resources, and data addressing structural issues that contribute to existing health inequities, as well as mitigation strategies and tools for improving health equity


AMA Center for Health Equity: Health equity resources provided by the American Medical Association

APHA Health Equity: Health Equity Resources provided by the American Public Health Association

CDC Health Equity: Health equity resources provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Choosing Health Equity: National Partnership for Women and Families provide resources designed to disrupt standard processes in order to achieve a healthier, equitable and just society

Community Health and Equity Resources at the American Hospital Association: Alliances, Guides, Tools and Other Resources provided by the American Hospital Association

Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative: Health Care for All Health equity resource communities

Maryland Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities: Mission is to address the social determinants of health and eliminate health disparities by leveraging the department’s resources, providing health equity consultation, and guiding policy decisions

Place Matters for Health in Baltimore: A 2012 Report on Health Inequities in Baltimore, MD

Promoting Health Equity: A resource to help communities address social determinants of health

RWJF Achieving Health Equity: Health equity resources provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Star Track Health: Community based program providing health services, expertise and leadership throughout the State of Maryland. Star Track focuses on connecting and providing excellent care for LGBTQ+, Black women, commercial sex workers, and unstably housed youth

Systemic Racism and Health Disparities Shared Bibliography

Unnatural Causes Health Equity Database: Background information from the four-hour series aired on PBS “Unnatural Causes…is inequality making us sick?”

Unnatural Causes…is inequality making us sick Video Clips: Series excerpts, video clips illustrating key concepts from the Unnatural Causes documentary series