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  09/28/2018 Updates from the VA Office of Health Equity
  • Meet Dr. Ernest M. Moy, OHE Executive Director
  • October Focus on Health Equity and Action Cyberseminar
  • Veteran Health Equity and Disparities
  • Recent Health Equity Updates, News, and Tools
  04/09/2018 Updates from the VA Office of Health Equity
  • Highlighting Diverse Veterans Engagement in Clinical Trials During National Minority Health Month
  • April 2018 Focus on Health Equity and Action Cyberseminar
  03/12/2018 Updates from the VA Office of Health Equity
  • Archive Available of February’s FHEA Cyberseminar: Pursuing Health Equity for Veterans with a Dedicated National Program Office—Five Years in Review
  • Virtual Health Equity Learning Hub for Veterans and Stakeholders Now Open
  • Join VA Office of Health Equity at Beyond Flexner 2018: Community, Diversity and Equity
  02/20/2018 Updates from the VA Office of Health Equity
  • Final Reminder! Register for February's Focus on Health Equity and Action Cyberseminar: Pursuing Health Equity for Veterans with a Dedicated National Program Office—Five Years in Review
  02/08/2018 Updates from the VA Office of Health Equity
  • Register for February’s Focus on Health Equity and Action Cyberseminar: Pursuing Health Equity for Veterans with a Dedicated National Program Office—Five Years in Review
  • Opportunity to Advance Leadership for Veteran Health Equity with the RWJF Clinical Scholars Program
  • Recent Health Equity Research and Resources
  01/10/2018 Updates from the VA Office of Health Equity
  • Continuing the Journey to Advance Health Equity for Veterans in 2018
  • Register for February’s Focus on Health Equity and Action Cyberseminar titled Pursuing Health Equity for Veterans with a Dedicated National Program Office—Five Years in Review
  • Health Equity Research and Resources
  12/14/2017 Updates from the VA Office of Health Equity
  • Last Chance to Register for December FHEA Cyberseminar -- Using Quality Improvement Projects to Demonstrate Health Equity in Action for Vulnerable Veterans
  • Office of Health Equity’s Kenneth T. Jones received Leaders for Health Equity Fellowship Certificate
  • Increasing the Number and Competency of Professionals to Address Veteran Health Equity and Care
 12/01/2017 Updates from the VA Office of Health Equity
  • Join VA Chief Health Equity Officer as She Discusses the Role of Dissemination & Implementation Research in Achieving Health Equity for Veterans
  • Register December’s Focus on Health Equity and Action Cyberseminar – Using Quality Improvement Projects to Demonstrate Health Equity in Action for Vulnerable Veterans
  • Immigration as a Social Determinant of Health
 11/15/2017 Updates from the VA Office of Health Equity
  • VA Office of Health Equity Continues to Salute our Nation’s Heroes and Families for National Veterans and Military Families Month
  • Register and Attend this Thursday’s Focus on Health Equity and Action Cyberseminar—Advancing Veteran Health Equity through Partnered Evaluation and Action
  • Applying an Equity Lens Design for Veterans—Developed by VA Office of Health Equity—Selected for the Visualize Health Equity Project Sponsored by the National Academy of Medicine
  • Learn Why Health Equity and Diversity in Clinical Trials is Vital for Veterans at Upcoming Webinar – Continuing Education Credits Available
  • Register Early for December’s Focus on Health Equity and Action Cyberseminar -- Using Quality Improvement Projects to Demonstrate Health Equity in Action for Vulnerable Veterans
 11/07/2017 Updates from the VA Office of Health Equity
  • Office of Health Equity Salutes Our Nation’s Heroes and Families for National Veterans and Military Families Month
  • Attend the VA-VMC Health Equity Hub Virtual Open House Preview Sponsored by OHE
  • Join Panelists for November’s Focus on Health Equity and Action Cyberseminar as They Discuss Advancing Veteran Health Equity through Partnered Evaluation and Action
  • Learn about Veteran Health Equity and Diversity in Clinical Trials Featuring VA Chief Health Equity Officer
 10/23/2017 Updates from the VA Office of Health Equity
  • Snapshot of Fiscal Year 2017 Accomplishments in Veteran Health Equity
  • Register for October's Focus on Health Equity and Action Cyberseminar – New Vietnam Veteran Studies on Health and Mortality
  • November Focus on Health Equity and Action Cyberseminar – Advancing Health Equity Through Partnered Evaluation and Action
 10/11/2017 Updates from the VA Office of Health Equity
  • October Focus on Health Equity and Action Cyberseminar – New Vietnam Veteran Studies on Health and Mortality – Archives Available
  • Health Equity Virtual Patient Training Modules Back Online
  • Recent Health Equity Tools, Research, and Call for Papers
 09/25/2017 Updates from the VA Office of Health Equity
  • Office of Health Equity Chief Officer received Congressional Black Caucus Veterans Braintrust Award
  • Last Chance to Register for September FHEA Cyberseminar – Promoting Health Equity with the Virtual Medical Center
  • Suicide Prevention Month at the VA
  • Translating Research into Action with the Field Implementation of Journeys with High Blood Pressure Videos in Patient Waiting Areas
 09/07/2017 Updates from the VA Office of Health Equity
  • Office of Health Equity Remembers Dr. Robert L. Jesse—A Trailblazer for Health Equity
  • More Ways to View the National Veteran Health Equity Report on Your Mobile Device
  • Register for September 2017’s Focus on Health Equity and Action: Promoting Health Equity with the Virtual Medical Center
 08/16/2017 Updates from the VA Office of Health Equity
  • Register for September 2017’s Focus on Health Equity and Action: Promoting Health Equity with the Virtual Medical Center
  • Newly Released AHRQ 2016 Quality and Disparities Report Mentions National Veteran Health Equity Report
  • New VHA Video Resource to Raise Awareness – REACH for Diversity and Inclusion Pilot
  • New FDA videos - Latinos Can Make a Difference in Clinical Trials
 07/24/2017 Updates from the VA Office of Health Equity
  • Register for July FHEA Cyberseminar – Using Effective Communication of Healthcare Disparities and Vulnerabilities to Empower Professionals, Veterans and Stakeholders
  • August Focus on Health Equity and Action Cyberseminar
  • Voices from the Field: VA Office of Health Equity Wants to Hear from You
  • New Widget from the Department of Health and Human Services for Exploring Health Disparities
 07/17/2017 Updates from the VA Office of Health Equity
  • July FHEA Cyberseminar – Using Effective Communication of Healthcare Disparities and Vulnerabilities to Empower Professionals, Veterans and Stakeholders
  • Office of Health Equity Participates in Health Equity Breakfast at 2017 HSR&D/QUERI National Conference
 06/22/2017 Updates from the VA Office of Health Equity
  • VA Celebrates June as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month
  • June Focus on Health Equity and Action Cyberseminar Focuses on New Research on Disparities in Obesity and Hypertension and Diabetes Disparities in the VHA Patient-Centered Medical Home
  • July FHEA Cyberseminar – Using Effective Communication of Healthcare Disparities and Vulnerabilities to Empower Professionals, Veterans and Stakeholders
  • Increasing the Number and Competency of Professionals to Address Veteran Health Equity and Care
06/06/2017 Updates from the VA Office of Health Equity
  • Learn How VA is an Example of Where Health Care and Social Determinants Meet in the Newly Released Workshop Proceedings from the NASEM
  • Newly Released Paper from the OHE-QUERI Partnered Evaluation Center Finds Racial/Ethnic Disparities Persist in VHA Patient-Centered Medical Home
  • June Focus on Health Equity and Action Cyberseminar Focuses on New Research on Disparities in Obesity and Hypertension and Diabetes Disparities in the VHA Patient-Centered Medical Home
  • Using VA Data to Characterize Health and Healthcare Disparities in VA with the Office of Health Equity-QUERI Partnered Evaluation Center
05/25/2017 Updates from the VA Office of Health Equity
  • June Focus on Health Equity and Action Cyberseminar
  • Learn How VA Uses Data to Characterize Health and Healthcare Disparities in the VA with the Office of Health Equity-QUERI Partnered Evaluation Center
  • Are You a Veteran or a Family Member of a Veteran Facing Challenges in Your Everyday Life?
05/05/2017 Updates from the VA Office of Health Equity
  • Use Your Voice During Mental Health Month for Suicide Prevention
  • OHE Champions Health Equity Issues for Veterans and You Can Get Involved
  • Health Equity Day Video Keynote Link Update
04/26/2017 Updates from the VA Office of Health Equity
  • Register for Tomorrow's Focus on Health Equity and Action Cyberseminar – Military Service History and VA Benefit Utilization for Minority Veterans
  • VA Western New York Healthcare System Celebrates Health Equity Day with Free Workshops and Keynote from OHE Chief Officer
  • May is Mental Health Awareness Month – How Can You Get Involved?
  • Health Equity Literature Focusing on Suicide Prevention
04/05/2017 Updates from the VA Office of Health Equity
  • VA Raising Awareness of Equitable Health Care During National Minority Health Month
  • April Focus on Health Equity and Action Cyberseminar – Military Service History and VA Benefit Utilization for Minority Veterans
  • Office of Health Equity Transgender Study Ranked among Top 5 Most Downloaded Articles
  • Don’t Miss this Call for Papers – Evidence-Base for Implementation Strategies in Primary Care Practice
03/16/2017 Updates from the VA Office of Health Equity
  • March Focus on Health Equity and Action Cyberseminar – Incorporating Social Determinants of Health into VHA Patient Care and Electronic Medical Records
  • New Report on Racial/Ethnic Minority Veterans’ Military Service History and Use of VA Benefits Recently Released and Topic for April’s Focus on Health Equity and Action Cyberseminar
  • VE-HEROeS Study on Health of Vietnam Era Veterans is Seeking Participants
  • New Research on Veteran Health Equity
02/28/2017 Updates from the VA Office of Health Equity
  • The National Veteran Health Equity Report Continues to Make Waves
  • Office of Health Equity Partners with VA Research Team to Release Veteran Patient Narrative Videos – “Journeys with High Blood Pressure”
  • March Focus on Health Equity and Action Cyberseminar and Session Archives
  • Office of Health Equity Website and Communication Resources Mark 1 Year Anniversary
02/10/2017 What's New in the VHA Office of Health Equity?
  • Don’t Miss February’s Focus on Health Equity and Action Cyberseminar – Using Veterans’ Stories to Promote Health Equity and Reduce Disparities
  • MedEdPORTAL Highlights Virtual Patient Health Equity Training Modules Developed by VHA Office of Health Equity
  • Video Available of OHE Chief Officer Presentation on Patient Centered Medical Home and Health Equity at the Defense Health Agency’s Military Health System Speaker Series
  • Recent Veteran Health Equity Research
01/12/2017 What's New in the VHA Office of Health Equity?
  • A Happy New Year Message from the Office of Health Equity
  • Panelist to Discuss State of VHA Care for Vulnerable Veterans at January FHEA Cyberseminar
  • Register Now for February’s FHEA Cyberseminar – Using Veterans’ Stories to Promote Health Equity and Reduce Disparities
  • Join OHE Chief Officer as She Discusses Patient Centered Medical Home and Health Equity at the Defense Health Agency’s Military Health System Speaker Series, January 25, 2017
12/02/2016 What's New in the VHA Office of Health Equity?
  • Snapshot of Fiscal Year 2016 Accomplishments in Veteran Health Equity
  • Latest Updates from the National Veteran Health Equity Report
  • Veteran Health Equity Cultural Competency Training Modules Now Available Publicly
  • Cross-Sector Partnerships to Achieve Health Equity for Veterans
  • Office of Health Equity’s Kenneth T. Jones Selected for Leaders for Health Equity Fellowship
11/09/2016 What's New in the VHA Office of Health Equity?
  • As We Observe Veterans Day, the Office of Health Equity Releases New Training Modules for Increasing Competency of Veteran Health Equity Issues
  • November Focus on Health Equity and Action Cyberseminar – Postponed
  • Archive Available of October’s Focus on Health Equity and Action Cyberseminar Session
10/25/2016 Upcoming Focus on Health Equity & Action Cyberseminars
  • Don’t Miss the Official Release of the Inaugural VHA National Veteran Health Equity Report
  • Health Disparities among Veterans with Serious Mental Illness – Findings and Intervention Framework
10/18/2016 What's New in the VHA Office of Health Equity?
  • Focus on Health Equity & Action Cyberseminar—Release of the Inaugural VHA National Veteran Health Equity Report
  • Dates for the FY2017 Focus on Health Equity & Action Cyberseminar Series
  • Errata - National Veteran Health Equity Report
10/04/2016 VA Office of Health Equity Announces the Release of the First-Ever National Veterans Health Equity Report
  • VA Office of Health Equity Announces the Release of the First-Ever National Veterans Health Equity Report
09/09/2016 What's New in the VHA Office of Health Equity?
  • New Discussion Paper on Veteran Homelessness
  • VA Responds to the Commission on Care Recommendations
  • Office of Health Equity Milestone—Over 10,000 Unique Subscribers!
08/22/2016 What's New in the VHA Office of Health Equity?
  • Office of Health Equity Releases Tool to Visualize Disparities Data
  • 100 Million Healthier Lives Veterans Hub
  • Archive of Past Veteran Health Equity Listserv Announcements Now Available
07/29/2016 What's New in the VHA Office of Health Equity?
  • Applying an Equity Lens: The Difference in Equality and Equity–Part 1
  • Assess Whether Health Equity is a Priority at Your Facility using the Office of Health Equity-developed Competing on Health Equity – Organizational Assessment
  • Commission on Care Chairwoman Discusses Veteran Health Equity and the VHA Health Equity Action Plan
  • August 2016 AJPH Editor-in-Chief Podcast mentions Office of Health Equity-Led Editorial, “Repeated Concussions: Time to Spur Action Among Vulnerable Veterans”
07/08/2016 What's New in the VHA Office of Health Equity?
  • Commission on Care Final Report Calls for the Elimination of Health Disparities among Veterans
  • Recent Focus on Health Equity and Action Cyberseminar Largest Single Session to Date
  • "Year of Clinical Trial Diversity" Educational Series
06/20/2016 A Focus on Health Equity and Action on TBI Disparities in Veterans 
  • New Editorial in the American Journal of Public Health - Repeated Concussions: Time to Spur Action Among Vulnerable Veterans
  • Have you registered for June's Focus on Health Equity and Action Cyberseminar?
05/18/2016 VA TBI Expert and Concussion Expert to Discuss Veteran TBI Disparities
  • VA TBI Expert and Concussion Expert to Discuss Veteran TBI Disparities
05/04/2016 What's New in the Veterans Health Administration Office of Health Equity? 
  • The Commission on Care Veterans Health Equity Briefing is Now Available
  • Evidence Brief: Update on the Prevalence of and Interventions to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities within the VA is now available
  • Focus on Health Equity and Action: Race/Ethnicity Data Collection in the Veterans Health Administration is now available 
04/15/2016 What's New in the Office of Health Equity? 
  • Have you seen the Health Equity Action Plan?
  • Did you know about the American Journal of Public Health Veteran Health Equity Supplement?
  • What is unconscious bias?
  • Would you like to see OHE cyberseminars?
04/01/2016  Office of Health Equity Cyber Seminar: Focus on Health and Action
  • Focus on Health Equity and Action: Race/Ethnicity Data Collection in the Veterans Health Administration 
03/24/2016 VHA Leadership in LGBT Healthcare Equality 
  • VHA Leadership in LGBT Healthcare Equality 
02/26/2016

Request to Link New Office of Health Equity Website and Listserv 

  • Request to Link New Office of Health Equity Website and Listserv 
02/24/2016 Veterans Health Administration Office of Health Equity Announces Website 
  • OHE Announces New Website