Reports and documents from Center-related organizations.

Rush University Medical Center

2018 Health Equity Report – Patient Care Through An Equity Lens

Community Health Needs Assessment (2016) / Informe de la Evaluación de Necesidades Sanitarias de la Comunidad

Community Health Implementation Plan (2017-19) / Plan de implementación sanitaria de la comunidad


Cohen S, Prachand N, Bocskay K, Sayer J, Schuh T. Healthy Chicago 2.0 Community Health Assessment: Informing Efforts to Achieve Health Equity. Chicago Department of Public Health, February 2016.

Dircksen JC, Prachand NG, et al. Healthy Chicago 2.0: Partnering to Improve Health Equity. City of Chicago, March 2016

Fisher, N. Midwest Diagnosis: Immigration Reform and the Healthcare Sector. Chicago Council on Global Affairs, March 2016.

Henricks, K., Lewis, A.E., Arenas, I., & Lewis, D.G. A Tale of Three Cities: The State of Racial Justice in Chicago Report. Institute for Research on Race & Public Policy. 2017.

Epplin, W., Ford, T.N. Beyond the Clinic: A National Health Equity Review Implications for our local safety net. Health & Medicine Policy Research Group, March 2018.

Epplin, W., Ford, T.N., & Schaps, M. A Qualitative Review of Chicago’s West Suburban Safety Net: Consequences, Adaptation, and Recommendations for Future Reform. Health & Medicine Policy Research Group, March 2018.


Coalition for Immigrant Mental Health (CIMH) Resource Directory / Directorio de Recursos de La Coalición por Salud Mental Inmigrante

Other States

Portrait of Promise: The California Statewide Plan to Promote Health and Mental Health Equity. A Report to the Legislature and the People of California by the Office of Health Equity. Sacramento, CA: California Department of Public Health, Office of Health Equity; August 2015.

Minnesota Department of Health, Center for Health Equity

Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative (BARHII)

Alameda County Public Health Department

The Colorado Trust

Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health)

The California Endowment – Building Healthy Communities

Multnomah County Health Equity Initiative

King County, WA

Boston Public Health Commission – Racial Justice & Health Equity Initiative

Virginia Department of Health – Office of Minority Health and Health Equity

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Texas Department of State Health Services

San Francisco State University Health Equity Institute


The Health Opportunity and Equity (HOPE) Initiative

American Public Health Association. Racism and Health.

Brennan Ramirez LK, Baker EA, Metzler M. Promoting Health Equity: A Resource to Help Communities Address Social Determinants of Health. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2008.

ASTHO (Triple Aim for Health Equity)

County Health Rankings

NACCHO – Addressing the Social Determinants of Health through the Community Health Improvement Matrix and Model Practices for Health Equity

Root Cause Coalition

Democracy Collaborative

Stakeholder Health

CommonHealth ACTION

Bridges Out of Poverty framework – aha! Process Inc.

Culture of Health – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

American Public Health Assoc, “Better Health Through Equity: Case Studies in Reframing Public Health Work

IHI – A Framework for Improving Health Equity (new article from May 2016)

IHI – 100 Million Healthier Lives Campaign

Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH)

Using SDOH Data to Improve Health Care and Health: A Learning Report (2016), RWJF


WHO Commission on the Social Determinants of Health

WHO Structural Determinants