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Bernard J. Tyson National Award for Excellence in Pursuit of Healthcare Equity

2024 Award Application Period Now Open!

Online Application Platform Open March 5 – April 30 (11:59 PM CT)

Share your organization’s successful health care equity improvement initiative to be considered for the 2024 Tyson Award and help us to identify health care equity resources and tools that can assist organizations to reduce disparities in target populations. Each year, our expert review panel selects one recipient organization deserving of the award. We have provided resources to assist your organization compile the information needed to complete the application. See below for additional information about the award program and the application platform link.

Applications are only accepted through the online platform accessible via the link below.

About

Bernard J. Tyson, the late chairman and chief executive officer of Kaiser Permanente, worked tirelessly to address the health care disparities that plague the U.S. health care system. To honor his memory, 91㽶Ƶ and Kaiser Permanente established The Bernard J. Tyson National Award for Excellence in Pursuit of Healthcare Equity. This annual award recognizes health care organizations that directly deliver health care and their partners that led initiatives that achieved a measurable, sustained reduction in one or more health care disparities. 

Previous Award Recipients

91㽶Ƶ and Kaiser Permanente wish to inspire organizations to implement healthcare equity improvement efforts and sharing details of previous efforts can help others to recognize potential improvements they can champion in their own organizations. We wish to recognize previous recipients and applicants for their impressive work to reduce healthcare disparities.

Tyson Review Panel

A diverse panel of national healthcare equity experts has been charged to review the submitted Tyson Award applications and select the award recipient.

Questions?

Questions about the Tyson Award program can be submitted by email: