W. Lester Henry Award for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The award is given to an ACP member with outstanding accomplishments in advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in the health care workforce, and/or improving health equity for people with historically marginalized group identities.

Nominating and supporting letters should address:

  • Whether the nominee’s contributions have significantly advanced diversity, equity and inclusion in the health care workforce and/or have improved health equity.
  • How people who have been historically underrepresented or marginalized have benefitted from the nominee’s contributions.
  • The extent of the nominee’s local, national, or international contributions and how they have been sustained over time.

Established: 2008

In honor of Dr. W. Lester Henry, the first African American Regent and MACP. (Award named in his honor 2012.)

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