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W. Lester Henry Award for Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity

Established: 2008
In honor of Dr. W. Lester Henry, the first African-American Regent and Master of the College (award named in his honor 2012).

The award is given to an ACP member with outstanding accomplishments in advancing diversity, inclusion, and equity 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, inclusion, and equity 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.

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Full Lists of Recipients