Participants in the Disparities Leadership Program have access to the DLP Alumni Network. This network includes over 400 participants from more than 200 organizations representing 33 states, Washington D.C., the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Canada, and Switzerland. Participation is diverse and includes representation from hospitals, health plans, community health organizations, professional organizations, academic institutions, and federal, state, and city government agencies, among others. Additionally, DSC faculty provide insight on various questions that may arise during and after DLP participation.

Click on the infographics below to familiarize yourself with the breadth of projects undertaken by DLP participants.

CLASS OF 2020-2021

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Access Health CT

Hartford, CT

Project Equity


Boston, MA

Addressing Alzheimer's Disease Underserved Patient Populations in Clinical Research and Health Care System Readiness



Boston, MA

EMPOWERED: Worldwide Medical Health Equity

Boston Medical Center HealthNet Plan / Well Sense Health Plan

Charlestown, MA

Upstream Interventions

Children's Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI

Health Equity

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Community Health Plan of Washington

Seattle, WA

Health Equity/Social Justice

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Commonwealth Care Alliance

Boston, MA

Uncommon Care

Health Net, Inc.

Glendale, CA

Health Net Disparity Project


M Health Fairview

Minneapolis, MN

Sociodemographic Data Improvement 

L.A. Care Health Plan

Los Angeles, CA

Healthy Moms and Babies

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Mass General Brigham

Boston, MA

Addressing Disparities in Care Management

MGH Rural Health Leadership Program

Boston, MA

Perspectives and Attitudes towards Substance Use Disorder and Medication for Addiction Treatment on the Rosebud Reservation

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My Choice Wisconsin

Wauwatosa, WI

Informing Disparate Care through Quality Metrics

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Nationwide Children's Hospital

Columbus, OH

Looking at COVID-19 Disparities

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Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

Wilmington, DE

DRIVE and Continuous Improvement

Niagara Health System St. Catherines

Ontario, Canada

Improving Healthcare for All in Niagara

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San Francisco Health Plan

San Francisco, CA

Centering the Voices of Black & Transgender SFHP Members

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Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

San Jose, CA

Enterprise Health Equity Initiatives Workflow

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St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

Philadelphia, PA

Cross-Cultural Efficacy Curriculum

Tufts Health Plan

Watertown, MA

Health Equity COVID-19 Disparities

CLASS OF 2018-2019

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Aurora Health Care

Elm Grove, WI

Aurora Pledges to Close the Health Care Disparities Gap

Boston Children's Hospital

Boston, MA

Building a Strategic Plan for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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Children's Health

Dallas, TX

Race, Ethnicity, & Language Data Collection

Children's Hospital at Montefiore

Bronx, NY

Deconstructing the Impact of Patient Race/Ethnicity on HSCT Outcomes

Gateway Health

Pittsburgh, PA

A Time Threaded Blueprint for Health Equity

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Greenville Health System

Greenville, SC

The State of Culture & Inclusion

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Wellesley, MA

Addressing Disparities in Medication Adherence

Health Net, Inc.

Glendale, CA

Controlling Blood Pressure in African American Medi-Cal Members

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Health Net, Inc.

Glendale, CA

SHAPE Disparity Reduction Project

Health Net, Inc.

Glendale, CA

Postpartum Care Disparities Project

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Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Washington, DC

Data Driven View on Sexual & Reproductive Health Care Disparities

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University of Virginia Health System

Charlottesville, VA

Equity Coalition

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Montgomery County Alcohol, Drug Addiction, & Mental Health Services

Dayton, OH

Diversity & Inclusion

Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

Wilmington, DE

Pediatric Social Determinants of Health

CLASS OF 2017-2018

AmeriHealth Caritas
Philadelphia, PA
AmeriHealth Caritas Scorecard on Health Equity Performance

Boston, MA
Oral Health Disparities Project

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Cambridge, MA
Alzheimer’s Disease in Under Serverd Populations

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Kaiser Foundation Health Plan
Oakland, CA
Integrating Health Equity

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Northwell Health
Great Neck, NY
Linking quality to health disparities as part of the CLER program for GME education

North Shore Medical Center
Salem, MA
Improve Access to GI Specialty Care for Health Safety Net Patients at Lynn Community Health Center

Tufts Health Plan
Watertown, MA
Development and Implementation of a Health Equity Program

UnitedHealthCare Community Plan of Ohio
Cleveland, OH
United for Equity in Diabetes in Ohio

Cone Health
Greensboro, NC
The Intersection of Community Needs and Population Health

Cone Health
Greensboro, NC
Equity Care Journey

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan
Oakland, CA
Kaiser Equity of Care Infographic

MGH Rural Health Leadership Fellowship
Rosebud, SD
A Community-based Approach to Diabetes Care

Planned Parenthood MN, ND, SD (PPMNS)
St. Paul, MN
Abortion Patient Racial Disparity Improvement Through Long-Acting Reversible Contraception

Sutter Health
San Francisco, CA
Advancing Health Equity

West Side Community Health Services
St. Paul, MN
Resolving Inequities in Diabetes Care for the St. Paul Community

West Tennessee Healthcare
Jackson, TN
Hardeman County Screenings

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center
San Francisco, CA
Pursuing Equity at ZSFG

Palmetto Health

Columbia, SC

Health Equity: Decreasing COPD Readmission

CLASS OF 2016-2017

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Allina Health

Minneapolis, MN

Engaging the Somali Community in Improving Care of Diabetes and Preventative Screenings

Aurora Health Care
Milwaukee, WI
Hypertension in African Americans with Diabetes


Weston, MA

Strategies to Address the Unmet Needs of Underserved Populations across the Drug Development Continuum

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Detroit, MI
Data Collection


Children’s Hospital Colorado
Aurora, CO
Advancing Healthcare Equity and Inclusion for Children with Cancer and Blood Disorders

Christiana Care Health System
Newark, DE
Health Equity Strategic Plan

Bloomfield, CT
Getting to the Heart of the Matter

Boston, MA
Oral Health for All: Understanding and Impacting Oral Health Disparities

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Health Net, Inc.

Los Angeles, CA

Capacity Building for Health Equity: Operationalizing the Model with Postpartum Care

Kaiser Permanente

Oakland, CA
Transforming Equitable Care Health Outcomes (ECHO) to Health Equity

Minnesota Department of Human Services
St. Paul, MN
Driving Equity into Agency Budget and Legislative Decision Making Processes

Novant Health
Winston-Salem, NC

Addressing the High Pneumonia Readmission Rate for African-Americans

Passport Health
Louisville, KY

A Better Health Experience for Members

Regional One Health
Memphis, TN

Disparities Work in a Safety Net Hospital: Lessons Learned

South Carolina Hospital Association

Columbia, SC

Cultivating Health Equity

CLASS OF 2015-2016

Allina Health

Minneapolis, MN

Intensive Diabetes Management and Culturally Congruent Care Guides

Cambridge, MA

Initiative designed to increase awareness and reduce the disparities in clinical trial enrollment

Blue Cross Blue Shield of MN

Minneapolis, MN

Health Equity Integration Initiative

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Cone Health

Greensboro, NC

Increasing Access to Care for Minorities

Florida Hospital
Orlando, FL

Dismantling Healthcare Disparities through Equity

Health New England
Springfield, MA

Implementation of an Enhanced Primary Care Model in a Private Provider Setting

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Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
Toronto, Canada

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

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Lehigh Valley Health Network
Allentown, PA

Design and Implementation of LVHN’s Healthcare Equity Dashboard

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Mayo Clinic Health System
St. Peter & Mantako, MN
Building Trust in our Communities

Memorial Hermann Health System
Sugar Land, TX
Advancing quality & safety by creating a Disparities Dashboard

San Francisco
Health Plan
San Francisco, CA
Postpartum Health Disparities

St. Francis Care
Hartford, CT
Health Equity: An Urban Clinic Practice-Based Strategy

University of Arizona College of Medicine
Tucson, AZ
Longitudinal Health Disparities Curriculum

University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, IL
Advancing Equity and Improving Outcomes at UCM

Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Wilmington, DE
Development of a Health Equity Dashboard Across the Triple Aim of a Healthcare Organization: Population Health, Quality, and per Capita Cost

Presence Health
Chicago, IL
Designing for Diversity

St. Louis Children’s Hospital
St. Louis, MO
REaL Data = REAL Difference

Trinity Health
Livonia, MI
Continuing the Journey to Health Equity

University of Pennsylvania & The Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA
Closing Veterans Health Care Disparities: Implementation of the National “Joining Forces Project” at PENN

University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX
Addressing Health Disparities through Health Systems Change

University of Washington Medicine
Seattle, WA
Reducing Colorectal Cancer Screening Disparities Among Spanish-speaking Patients

CLASS OF 2014-2015

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts 
Boston, MA
Identify Interventions to Increase the Well Visit Rate and Narrow the Gap to HEDIS 90th Percentile for All Populations at Shipping Centers

Christiana Care Health System 
Wilmington, DE
The Road to Equity at Christiana Care Health System

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital 
Ontario, Canada
Understanding Workplace Diversity and Inclusion in an Academic Pediatric Rehabilitation Centre

Louisville, KY
Non-English Clinical Disparities

Mayo Clinic 
Rochester, MN
Health Equity Strategic Plan

Mercy Health Partners 
Cincinnati, OH
Journey to MCI Stratified Patient and Employee Data Management Reports

Nationwide Children’s Hospital 
Columbus, OH
Health Disparities in Child Protection Referrals

Nemours Children’s Health System  
Jacksonville, FL
Double Trouble for Hispanic Children: Community-Based Assessment & Intervention

Tufts Health Plan  
Watertown, MA
Business Diversity Strategy

Minneapolis, MN
Race, Ethnicity, and Language Data Collection via Providers

Community Behavioral Health
Boston, MA
Barriers to Behavioral Health Service Use among Medicaid-Eligible Racial and Ethnic Minority Women with Pre-Existing Psychiatric Disorders in Philadelphia County

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Hennepin County Medical Center
Minneapolis, MN
Reducing Disparities in Care: Exceptional Care Without Exception

Johns Hopkins Hospital 
Baltimore, MD
Understanding Socio-demographic Disparities

Kaiser Permanente 
Oakland, CA
Five Core Strategies to Reduce Disparities in Glycemic Control for Hispanic or Latino Members with Diabetes

Mission Health Systems 
Asheville, NC
The State of Diabetes in the Mission Health Community

Mount Sinai Hospital 
New York, NY
Using Patient Demographic Data at Point-of-Care

Regions Hospital 
St. Paul, MN
Building the Foundation for Healthy Equity

St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children 
Philadelphia, PA
Using Food Insecurity Screening & Prescribing Fresh Food to Address Hunger in a Food Desert

Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare 
Glendale, WI
Health Equity Strategy Development

CLASS OF 2013-2014

Bessie Mae Women’s Health Center, East Orange, NJ

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Boston, MA

Geisinger Health Plan, Danville, PA

Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT

Latino Health Care Forum, Austin, TX

Manchester Community Health Center (now Amoskeag Health) Manchester, NH

Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Neurology, Boston, MA
North Texas Area Community Health Centers, Fort Worth, TX

San Francisco Health Plan, San Francisco, CA

Trinity Health, Livonia, MI

University of New Mexico Hospitals, Albuquerque, NM

CLASS OF 2012-2013

Allina Hospitals and Clinics, Minneapolis, MN

American Cancer Society, National Home Office, Atlanta, GA
American Cancer Society, South Atlantic/Mid-South Divisions, Greenbelt, MD

Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Bay Pines, FL

Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA, Boston, MA
Erlanger Health System, Chattanooga, TN

Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA

LA Care Health Plan, Los Angeles, CA
Mount Carmel Health System, Columbus, OH
Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH

ODS Health Plan (now Moda Health), Portland OR

Presence Health, Mokena, IL
Texas Health Resources, Arlington, TX
University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
University of CA, Davis Health System, Sacramento, CA

University of FL, Institute for Child Health Policy, Gainesville, FL


CLASS OF 2011-2012

Alameda County Medical Center, Oakland, CA
Allina Hospitals and Clinics, Minneapolis, MN
AnMed Health, Anderson, SC
Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, TX

Cermak Health Services, Chicago, IL
Gallup Indian Medical Center, Gallup, NM

International Medical Interpreters Association, Boston, MA
Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Health Care (now UofL Health) in partnership with Louisville Metro Departmentof Public Health and Wellness Center for Healthy Equity, Louisville, KY

Mattapan Community Health Center, Boston, MA
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE
North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System (now Northwell Health), Lake Success, NY

ODS Health Plan (now Moda Health), Portland, OR

One Love Center for Health, Oakland, CA
St. Mary’s Health Care (Trinity Health), Grand Rapids, MI

University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM
University Outpatient Clinic, Lausanne University, Lausanne, Switzerland

CLASS OF 2010-2011

American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA

Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care, Little Rock, AR

Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Baystate Brightwood Health Center, Springfield, MA
Cape Fear Valley Health System, Fayetteville, NC

Codman Square Health Center, Dorchester, MA

Community First Health Plan, San Antonio, TX

Denver Health Medical Plan, Denver, CO

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Oakland, CA
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN

One Love Center for Health, Oakland, CA

San Ysidro Health Center, San Diego, CA
St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, Paterson, NJ
VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC

Whittier Street Health Center, Roxbury, MA

CLASS OF 2009-2010

Alameda County Medical Center, Oakland, CA

BCBS of Tennessee, Chattanooga, TN
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD
Children’s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA
Children’s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City, MO

Concilio de Salud Integral de Loiza, Loiza, Puerto Rico
HealthEast Care System (now Fairview Health Services), St. Paul, MN
Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Fremont, CA

Keystone Mercy Health Plan (Keystone First), Philadelphia, PA

Neighborhood Health Plan (now AllWays Health Partners), Boston, MA

St. Thomas Community Health Center, New Orleans, LA
University of New Mexico Hospitals, Albuquerque, NM

CLASS OF 2008-2009

ACCESS Community Health Network, Chicago, IL

Alameda County Medical Center (now Alameda Health System), Oakland, CA
Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Christiana Care Health System, Newark, DE

East Orange General Hospital, East Orange, NJ

Gateway Health Plan, Pittsburg, PA

Greater NY Hospital Association, New York, NY

Humana, Louisville, KY

Inova Health System, Springfield, VA

Lowell Community Health Center, Lowell, MA

Multicultural AIDS Coalition, Boston, MA

New York Presbyterian Community Health Plan, New York, NY

ProMedica Health System, Toledo, OH
Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, WA
University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS

WellPoint Inc./HMS (now Anthem), Chatsworth, CA

CLASS OF 2007-2008

ACCESS Community Health Network, Chicago, IL

Baylor Health Care System (now Baylor, Scott, & White Health), Dallas, TX

BCBS of MA, Boston, MA
Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

Center for Health Equity, Louisville Metro Dept of Public Health and Wellness, Louisville, KY

Great Brook Valley Health Center, Worcester, MA

Harbor Health Services, Boston, MA

Health New England, Springfield, MA

Kaiser Permanente Institute for Culturally Competent Care, Oakland, CA
Mt. Sinai Hospital Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Presbyterian Health Plan, Albuquerque, NM

St. Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City, Kansas City, MO
Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA