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Office of Health Equity

We want people and communities to achieve their highest level of health.


Health equity in every community


To reduce disparities and improve health equity

What we do

  • Serve as principal advisor on health disparities, health equity, and minority and priority population health
  • Provide technical assistance to our bureaus and offices, and external stakeholders
  • Increase the visibility of data and policies
  • Partner with other agencies and stakeholders to raise awareness for health disparities and health equity issues

Issues we lead on

  • Health Policy
  • Public Health Systems
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Workforce Development, Clinical Care, Provider-Patient Relationships

Find out more about the populations we focus on

  • African Americans and Black Americans
  • Asian Americans
  • Hispanics and Latinos
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex+ (LGBTQI+)
  • Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders
  • People with disabilities
  • Rural communities
  • Urban communities

Read our reports

Learn more about health equity issues

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