Designated by the Office of the Chief Medical Officer, the Health Equity Taskforce aims to ensure high quality patient and family-centered care for all populations, promote workforce diversity, and cultivate safe and inclusive learning and clinical environments through collaboration with internal stakeholders and community partners.
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Health Equity Taskforce members include a diverse and interdisciplinary team comprised of staff, faculty, medical trainees, administrators and health care providers representing the health system and Perelman School of Medicine, Penn Nursing and the School of Social Policy & Practice.
Activities and Subcommittees
To achieve its mission, the Taskforce guided the development of the Blueprint for Health Equity and Inclusion, and will oversee the implementation of the Blueprint’s priority action items. The Taskforce is composed of the following subcommitees:
- Imperative: To realize and actualize Penn Medicine’s core value of diversity in all sectors of the healthcare workforce.
Data and Evaluation
- Imperative: To ensure equity in value of care provided to all patients irrespective of their personal characteristics.
- Imperative: To develop opportunities and a platform for community voice in the health system’s efforts to achieve health equity.
- Imperative: To promote high quality care for all patient populations by ensuring medical trainees, staff and faculty possess the knowledge and skill relevant to care for diverse populations in a patient centered way.
For questions or a complete list of Taskforce Membership, please contact Rosemary Thomas at email@example.com or 215-573-8499.