Region IX - Pacific and Southwest RHEC

Mission: To be effective agents of change to eliminate health disparities and achieve the highest possible level of health for all communities through the education and mobilization of leaders, partners, policy makers and community stakeholders in Region IX. 

Vision: A nation free of disparities in health and health care.

Priority Areas:
  • Behavioral Health 
  • Community Outreach and Education (COE) 
    • Access to Care 
    • Community Health Workers 
    • Refugee Health 
  • Elderly Health Disparities (EHD) 
  • Funding and Sustainability 
  • Health Information Technology (HIT)
  • Textbook on Health and Health Care Disparities Ad Hoc
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Publications & Resources

Recent Announcements

  • Abstracts Sought by January 12 for Atlanta BRFSS Training Workshop The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Conference Committee is encouraging the submission of abstracts for a presentation or poster for the BRFSS Training Workshop, April 9–13 in Atlanta ...
    Posted Jan 8, 2018, 9:51 AM by Tech Support
  • OMH Men’s Health Community Dialogue Launching December 4 in Los Angeles OMH is launching its Men’s Health Community Dialogue with a kickoff event at the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles on Monday, December 4. The focus will ...
    Posted Nov 16, 2017, 12:13 PM by Tech Support
  • Pathways to Physician Diversity Summit to Take Place in Phoenix, AZ in February 2018 “Pathways to Physician Diversity: A National Summit” is designed to encourage a conversation on current challenges and future solutions by involving a national group of stakeholders in exploring the current ...
    Posted Oct 18, 2017, 6:11 AM by Tech Support
  • Register for the Mayo Clinic Equity and Inclusion in Healthcare Conference 2017 This program is intended for both Mayo and external audiences interested in advancing health equity and diversity and inclusion in health care, including health care providers, social workers, nurses, individuals ...
    Posted Oct 1, 2017, 7:07 PM by Tech Support
  • Using Data to Better Serve Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) with Disabilities, An Interview with Dr. Peter J. Wong Dr. Wong is a member of the Pacific and Southwest Regional Health Equity Council. We invited him to discuss some of the issues faced by AAPIs with disabilities, both around ...
    Posted Sep 29, 2017, 7:04 AM by Tech Support
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