Welcome to the UW Medicine
Office of Healthcare Equity
At UW Medicine, we believe that healthcare is a fundamental human right and everyone should have the same access and opportunities for the best possible outcomes.
We are committed to transforming the way care is provided to eliminate inequities. Healthcare equity is not owned by one department or leader – everyone shares responsibility. We can all take action in our own spheres of influence and in the work we control.
From Deloitte Digital: Currently, less than 5% of medical images show dark skin. Only 8% of medical illustrators identify as people of color. The Illustrate Change digital library, made possible by a […]
Insights Into Nurses’ Experiences and Perceptions of Discrimination This article highlights a recent survey conducted by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Chicago. Key findings include the high […]
Click this link to read the original article at thewholeu.uw.edu. Check out this article from The Whole U, which highlights the critical importance of uplifting transgender voices, shares some history […]
Darlin Lozano, LGBTQ program manager in Office of Healthcare Equity talks about the importance of gender affirming care and gender euphoria. Original post on UW Medicine.
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