Special Interest Group
ACHIEVING HEALTH EQUITY AMONG DIVERSE OLDER ADULTS (AHEAD)
- Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
- Track: Networking
Co-Chairs: Jane Jih, MD, MPH, MAS & Benjamin Han, MD, MPH
The Achieving Health Equity Among Diverse Older Adults (AHEAD) Special Interest Group which will meet for the first time at the 2020 AGS Annual Meeting. The mission of this new SIG is to bring together AGS members with an interest in promoting health equity and reducing health and healthcare disparities among diverse older adults in order to 1) promote health equity initiatives at AGS; 2) develop programming and educational materials for AGS members; 3) create interdisciplinary relationships and mentorship with colleagues with an interest in health equity initiatives; and 4) cultivate collaborations in health equity-focused research and quality improvement initiatives among older adults.