Partnering with communities to educate the District of Columbia's next generation of clinicians to provide compassionate and high-quality health care for all.

Priority Areas

Health Professions Training in Health Equity 

Catalyze the integration of innovative, community-based, experiential health equity and social determinates of health curriculum for all health care-related learners in training and practice at GW.

Health Workforce Development

Catalyze the growth of a healthcare workforce equipped to address health equity in Washington DC by promoting interest and opportunities to pursue healthcare careers early in the ‘pipeline’, particularly minority youth and youth living in medically underserved neighborhoods in Washington DC.

Health Equity Education Policy

Advocate for adoption and expansion of policies and programs aimed at improving and expanding health equity education of healthcare providers, specifically through integration of social determinants of health into health care provider training requirements.

Community-Based Health Equity Research and Evaluation  

Stimulate interdisciplinary community health quality improvement programs that engage students to provide experiential learning opportunities while generating and disseminating best practices to eliminate health disparities.