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Using Data To Advance Health Equity – Google.org & Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of MedicineWhen COVID-19 cases first surfaced Google.org decided to provide funding and technical expertise to help track the spread of the disease and work to gain insights in the disparate racial and ethnic impacts of COVID-19, that could lead to a more equitable government response.Google.org partnered with the Satcher Health Leadership Institute (SHLI) at Morehouse School of Medicine. SHLI received a Google.org Fellowship which allowed a team of 18 Google employees to work with a team...

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Seeking Health Equity Innovators to Compete for a $10,000 Grant Applications due: Friday, June 24, 2022 at 5:00 pm ESTUpcoming Informational Webinar: Tuesday, May 31, 2022  – 2PM EST, details below.Download the Request for Concept ApplicationsSubmit your Application hereAbout The Award:In honor of the visionary work of Robert Raben, the Satcher Health Leadership Institute (SHLI) introduces the inaugural Health Equity Innovation Award Competition.  The Health Equity Innovation Award will be granted annually to an individual or organization that demonstrates innovative, forward-thinking solutions to support the conditions necessary for achieving health equity in the United States. ...

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Kennedy-Satcher Center for Mental Health Equity KSCHME PULSE VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE SERIES:  Criminal Justice & Health Equity: Bridging the Gap The Kennedy-Satcher Center for Mental Health Equity (KSCMHE), in partnership with the Wellpath Cares Foundation, successfully hosted its first webinar of a five-part series of virtual roundtables to address the landscape of inequities that affect justice-involved individuals. To learn more about how policy and data use is affecting this population, click here.  Don't miss session 2 of the series "Behavioral Health Equity and Incarceration" coming up on February 15, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM ET.   ...

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Health Equity Tracker V2.0 now shows Depression, Suicide and other Behavioral Health Data  TRACKER UPDATE: In our January upgrade, an entire new category of "behavioral health" was added to the Satcher Health Leadership Institute’s (SHLI) Health Equity Tracker dashboard highlighting new indicators; depression, excessive drinking, frequent mental distress, opioid and other substance misuse, and suicide. Check out the new content here. EXPLORE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DATA

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 In Smarter Healthcare’s Episode 21 podcast, Daniel E. Dawes reveals his initial spark which drove him into health policy and discusses the upstream drivers called the Political Determinants of Health affecting America’s health outcomes. Listen to the full podcast and/or read the full transcription of the podcast here.LISTEN TO FULL PODCAST INTERVIEW HERE