ACHE Diversity Resources

Partners in Diversity

  • The Institute for Diversity in Health Management, co-founded by ACHE, works to expand leadership opportunities for minorities in health administration. Programs include student internships, education for professionals, a biannual conference and other initiatives that support this goal.
  • The Diversity and Cultural Proficiency Assessment Tool for Leaders PDF) was created by ACHE, the American Hospital Association, the Institute for Diversity in Health Management and the National Center for Healthcare Leadership. It contains assessment worksheets and case studies that healthcare leaders may use to evaluate the diversity and cultural proficiency of their organizations and identify what activities and practices need to be implemented.

ACHE Studies

Educational Programs

  • The Thomas C. Dolan Executive Diversity Program supports a cohort of mid- and senior-level careerists who aspire to higher leadership roles and provides specialized curriculum opportunities addressing barriers in career attainment and developing executive presence.
  • ACHE's annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership is our premier event for providing diversity education for healthcare executives. At Congress, you and your peers have the unique opportunity to discuss diversity with issue experts. In addition, sessions are held that address how healthcare executives can form effective diversity policies.

Additional Resources

  • Key LGBT Resources, including general information about LGBT people and issues, national LGBT health initiatives and organizations, select LGBT health publications, information and materials for creating a welcoming environment, population- and issue-specific LGBT health information, and information for/about LGBT youth, families, elders, employees and servicemembers.

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