UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND PUBLIC HEALTH
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Health Equity
Equity: (From HealthyPeople 2020)
Health Equity: Attainment of the highest level of health for all people. Health Equity means efforts to ensure that all people have full and equal access to opportunities that enable them to lead healthy lives. Learn more from our Health Equity Framework
Health Inequities: Differences in health that are avoidable, unfair, and unjust. Health inequities are affected by social, economic, and environmental conditions. Learn more about what affects health inequities.
Health Disparities: Differences in health outcomes among groups of people. Learn more about what affects health disparities.