Health Equity

Harrisburg University of Science & Technology, Harrisburg, PA

April 4 & 5, 2024


The Pennsylvania Department of Health, Office of Health Equity presents the 2024 Health Equity Summit: Joy and Justice. The 2024 Health Equity Summit unites vital stakeholders from diverse backgrounds and disciplines towards the goal of eliminating health disparities in Pennsylvania by 2030. This dynamic 2-day event will foster the emergence of bold and improved solutions that raise awareness about health equity and address differences in health outcomes across communities. Health Equity involves holistic effort to grow cultural competence and racial equity while eliminating barriers to optimal health for individuals. The Summit will promote collaborative engagement amongst various professionals to ensure that people in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania can live their healthiest and best lives.

The theme for this year’s summit is: “Joy and Justice”.  We envision a Commonwealth where everyone has the opportunity to live a joyful life with justice for all.

Join us as we have thought provoking panel discussions with experts in:

Environmental Justice & Climate Change

Maternal Health and

Health Equity Policy Innovations


Join numerous experts and leaders in learning about health equity while exploring these topics

  • Disability Community Health (AM & PM Session)
  • Racial Equity Track (AM & PM Session)
  • Mental Health Equity Track (AM & PM Session)
  • Refugee & Migrant Health Equity
  • LGBTQ+ Health Equity
  • Youth Health Equity
  • Family Health Equity Track (AM & PM Session)
  • Housing and Homelessness
  • Non-Profit Health Equity
  • Clinical Advances towards Health Equity



PA Health & Wellness (DOH-HIV Division)