About National Leadership Conferences

2018 National Leadership and Education Conference details will be announced July 2017.

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The Institute's National Leadership and Education Conference is the premier health services conference on advancing health equity and managing diversity and inclusion. Senior health care executives, human resource directors, diversity specialists, consultants, trustees and others examine best practices in the areas of health equity, diverse leadership opportunities in health management and explore recruitment and retention strategies. The Institute's Conference provides leadership development in diversity management, insight on designing and effectively managing health equity and diversity programs, valuable resources and tools for health care organizations, succession planning and more.

Why Should YOU Attend the Institute for Diversity in Health Management's Conference?

Education and Best Practices Programs

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Past National Conferences

By clicking on the links below, you can access the Resource Center for past Institute National Leadership Conferences. There, you'll find presentations from speakers, photographs and other relevant information about the conferences.


2016: Accelerating Health Equity through Diversity and Inclusion, Philadelphia, Penn.


2014: Equity: Moving Beyond Diversity, Chicago, Ill.

2012: Run Towards The Roar - Confronting Disparities: A National Call To Action, Nashville, Tenn.


2010: Changing The Culture Of Healthcare, Chicago, Ill.


For more information about the Institute's National Conferences, including sponsorship opportunities, contact Jetaun Mallett, manager of operations and business development, at 312-422-2692 or jmallett@aha.org.

Updated: May 17, 2017