Digital Health Equity
Building Digital Health Equity Certificate Program
Sponsored by the MSHS Office for Diversity and Inclusion’s Diversity Innovation Hub (DIH), the Building Digital Health Equity training program aims to develop the capacity of innovators who understand the frameworks and models of what equitable digital solutions can mean and work on advancing digital health equity.
Systematic racism is ingrained in the U.S. healthcare system and is responsible for the persistent perpetuation of health inequity experienced by patient populations and communities of color who interface with our healthcare system. The use of health technology as a tool to disrupt health inequity is a rapidly growing field and requires bold, creative, and most importantly diverse thinkers and innovators to design solutions for an increasingly multiracial and multiethnic US population interacting with a complex and fragmented health care system.
The training program offers sessions over the course of 2-3 months focused on ideating on how to develop equitable Digital Health solutions present a final project of the knowledge gained. Participants will learn how to tie together principles of design justice with ideologies of digital and health equity along with analyzing real world examples and impact of digital health designed for communities.
Applications are now open until 10/6; apply and learn more at: Bit.ly/BDHE2023 .Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.