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Dalio Center for Health Justice

The Dalio Center for Health Justice aims to understand and address the root causes of health inequities with the goal of setting a new standard of health justice for the communities we serve.

Dr. Julia Iyasere

"The Dalio Center will be a central resource — the conscience of our organization. We are committed to improving the health and well-being of our patients and communities through research, dialogue and education, equity in our clinical operations, investment in our communities, and advocacy. Together, we have the ability to dismantle the systemic factors that lead to health inequity and to be an advocate for national change."

Dr. Julia Iyasere
Executive Director, Dalio Center for Health Justice
NewYork-Presbyterian

NewYork-Presbyterian / Dalio Philantrophies

Our voices will be louder and our actions stronger than the racism, ignorance, and hate we see.

What is Health Justice?

80% of health is driven by social, behavioral, and environmental factors

5.3 million New York City residents are housing insecure

1.2 million New York City residents are food insecure

The Dalio Center for Health Justice will work to reduce health disparities and fight for health justice

What's New


Dalio Center’s Inaugural Conference on Race, Racism, and Health

Dalio Center’s Inaugural Conference on Race, Racism, and Health

On October 3rd, the Dalio Center for Health Justice held our inaugural conference at the Brooklyn Museum, with several speakers including Heather McGhee, JD, Dr. David R. Williams, Dr. Howard C. Stevenson, and Dr. Michelle Morse. Over 200 people were in attendance in person, and an additional 200 people attended virtually.

Dalio Center Featured at APHA Conference

Dalio Center Featured at APHA Conference

The Dalio Center for Health Justice was featured at the American Public Health Association’s 2022 TV Thought Leadership Film Series

2021 Annual Report

The Dalio Center for Health Justice 2021 Annual Report

The Dalio Center has organized its work into four key strategic areas illustrated in the house: Data & Infrastructure, Clinical and Community Strategy, Research, and Leadership & Education. This report provides a summary of project work completed in 2021 for each strategic area, as well as plans for next year.

One Decision for Us

National COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign

To help inform and empower our community, the Dalio Center partnered with the Harlem Children’s Zone and William Julius Wilson Institute to create a national vaccine awareness campaign. The ‘One Decision for Us’ vaccine campaign, includes a spoken word piece by artist Justice Davis and achieved over 110 million total impressions.

Watch One Decision for Us or Una Decisión Para Nosotros.

 

Community Celebrations in Brooklyn

Community Celebrations in Brooklyn

In August 2022, the Dalio Center hosted a community celebration, attended by over 700 community members. This celebration – called Community Conversations – acknowledged the importance of sharing our own stories. Together with CAMBA, Caribbean Women’s Health Association, YMCA, and Brooklyn Children’s Museum, we collected and uplifted local stories about motherhood during the pandemic.

 

NYP’s 2022 Health Equity Report

NYP’s 2022 Health Equity Report

NYP has published our first annual health equity report, in which we discuss the demographic profile of our inpatient discharges, emergency department visits, and outpatient visits, as well as highlight our health equity work in a key clinical area – maternal health.