We are highly committed change agents. We are working to make healthcare institutions more equitable, communities more engaged, and health policies and practices more effective so as to eliminate disparities in health and healthcare in Baltimore, the United States, and the world.
We practice values critical to achieving health equity: trustworthiness, respect, collaboration, integrity, innovation, rigor, and social justice. We have approximately 40 core faculty and 20 staff, and our experience spans upwards of 30 years of innovative research and practice. Among us are preeminent scholars dedicated to identifying practical, effective solutions to achieve health equity for every person and family, across healthcare settings and communities, in partnership with governments, non-governmental organizations, and academia.
When every person has the opportunity to attain their full health potential. We achieve health equity by eliminating avoidable, unfair, or remediable health differences among populations, whether defined socially, economically, demographically, or geographically.
— World Health Organization (WHO)