Region III - Mid-Atlantic Regional Health Equity Council 

Mission: To inform and strengthen programs, practices, policies and services that contribute to achieving better health for all within Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia by eliminating health disparities, addressing the determinants of health, and stimulating communities to empower themselves. 

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

Priority Areas:
  • Increasing Awareness of the Significance of Health Disparities
  • Cultural and Linguistic Competency: Improve cultural and linguistic competency and the diversity of the health-related workforce
  • Working with HBCUs to address pipeline workforce development for people of color
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Publications & Resources

Recent Announcements

  • View The Mid-Atlantic Regional Health Equity Council’s (RHEC) Webinar on Social Determinants of Health The webinar showcases how three states in the Mid-Atlantic Region are addressing the social determinants of health (SDOH). After viewing the webinar, you will be able to identify SDOH ...
    Posted May 8, 2017, 12:50 PM by Tech Support
  • Hidden Treasures : Non Traditional Partners In Health This NMHM 17, RHEC III would like to highlight the hidden treasures or non-traditional partners beyond the health care industry that are committed to making health a shared value ...
    Posted Apr 24, 2017, 10:19 AM by Tech Support
  • The Mid-Atlantic RHEC Announces Recipient of 2016 Health Equity Hero Award The Mid-Atlantic RHEC has announced Patricia N. Mathews as the winner of the 2016 Health Equity Hero Award. The award recognizes the exemplary achievement of individuals who support community ...
    Posted Feb 27, 2017, 1:33 PM by Tech Support
  • Health Disparities Community Listening Dialogue: Issues and Answers On December 9, 2016, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Health Equity Council (RHEC) will host “Health Disparities Community Listening Dialogue: Issues and Answers” at Norfolk State University in Norfolk, VA. During ...
    Posted Feb 27, 2017, 1:33 PM by Tech Support
  • Mid-Atlantic Regional Health Equity Council (RHEC) Develops a 2016-2017 Career Fair Calendar The Mid-Atlantic Regional Health Equity Council (RHEC) developed the 2016-2017 Career Fair Calendar in order to inform students and current and future professionals about career fairs within Region ...
    Posted Feb 27, 2017, 1:34 PM by Tech Support
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