The APA partners with subject matter experts and psychiatrists to develop online educational resources to help clinicians provide quality health care that addresses the needs of culturally diverse populations.
Highlights the importance of providers’ cultural awareness, cultural competence, and culture-specific knowledge. Provides behavioral health professionals with practical guidance.
Opportunities to better address social determinants to improve health
To stop the spread of COVID-19 and move toward greater health equity, we must work together to ensure resources are available to maintain and manage physical and mental health.
Demographic trends of COVID-19 cases and deaths in the US reported to CDC
The Health Disparities HealthyPeople.gov data search function is an easy way to access health disparities information related to the Healthy People 2020 objectives for the Leading Health Indicators (LHIs). LHIs are critical health issues that when addressed will help reduce the leading causes of death and preventable illnesses.
The function provides charts and graphs of disparities data at your fingertips. You can browse data by:
- Disparity type—including disability, education, income, location, race and ethnicity, and sex)
- Leading Health Indicator
ICE is a volunteer, multi-disciplinary team of providers, health plans, associations, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies working collaboratively to improve health care regulatory compliance through education of the public.
See the U.S. states that have released COVID-19 data by race, broken down into three critical categories: confirmed cases, deaths, and testing.
Assesses the performance of our healthcare system and identifies areas of strengths and weaknesses, as well as disparities, for access to healthcare and quality of healthcare.
The National LGBT Health Education Center provides educational programs, resources, and consultation to health care organizations with the goal of optimizing quality, cost-effective health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people.
The Office of Minority Health is dedicated to improving the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that will help eliminate health disparities.
The PrEP Action Kit includes clinical resources to help providers incorporate PrEP into their practices. Including helpful resources such as tips on taking a comprehensive sexual history, frequently asked questions about PrEP and a pocket card about PrEP prescribing and monitoring, this action kit is an essential resource for all providers treating LGBT patients or patients at risk of HIV infection.
Project Implicit is a non-profit organization and international collaboration between researchers who are interested in implicit social cognition - thoughts and feelings outside of conscious awareness and control. The goal of the organization is to educate the public about hidden biases and to provide a “virtual laboratory” for collecting data on the Internet.
Social Attitudes: Find out your implicit associations about race, gender, sexual orientation, and other topics!
Mental Health: Find out your implicit associations about self-esteem, anxiety, alcohol, and other topics!
Information to improve religious competence among clinicians to support person-centered care.
Access information on tobacco use, risks, and health outcomes by race and ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and geographic region. Patient-facing educational material is also available.
Harvard website with various entries on race, health and inequities.
To whom are you attracted? Both cisgender and transgender people can be oriented to men, women, transgender or cisgender people, or any combination. Once again, it’s a continuum.