Glossary of Terms

Healthcare Equity Related Glossary of Terms by Topic


The UW Medicine Healthcare Equity Glossary of Terms was in large part informed by referencing healthcare equity related terminology compiled by the organizations listed below.

Administration for Community Living
The Association of Religion Data Archives
Autism Speaks
Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services
Center for Positive Aging
Center for the Study of Social Policy
Developmental Disabilities Resource Center
Federation for American Immigration Reform
Learning Disabilities Association of America
Mayo Clinic
Racial Equity Tools
Rochester Institute of Technology: Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education
State of California Department of Developmental Services
The Disability World
United States Department of Health and Human Services: Office of Minority Health
United States Department of Justice Civil Rights Division Disability Rights Section
United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
University of California: San Francisco
University of California: Davis, LGBTQIA+ Resource Center
University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business
University of Washington Medicine Healthcare Equity Committee
Virginia Commonwealth University: Division for Inclusive Excellence