Achieving Health Equity

Event Details
Thursday, March 11, 2021
Rural Health Innovations (RHI)

Critical Access Hospitals are the primary source of health care in many diverse and changing communities. They play a central role in addressing health equity. Understanding of the drivers of inequities can assist health care workers in better meeting the health care needs of their community. Listen to the panel of experts as they discuss strategies to achieve health equity.


  • Become aware of inequities in health care in rural Minnesota.   
  • Become aware of some approaches to eliminating barriers as we work to create health equity.  


  • Mary Owen – Center of American Indian & Minority Health, University of Minnesota – Duluth 
  • Dr. Becky Davies – Essentia Health  
  • Marco Loera Alvarez - UNIDOS-MN  
  • Hudda Ibrahim - FILSAN Talent Partners and St. Mary’s University  

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $911,531 with 0 percentage financed with nongovernmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.