Share Your Transition Story
The Transition Readiness and Self-Efficacy Study at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School is conducting a research study. They are seeking input from youth and young adults 15-30 with chronic medical conditions and their parents on the challenges they face in the transition from pediatric to adult health care. Participants will receive up to $120 in Amazon gift cards for completing a one-on-one interview, joining an online focus group, and filling out a quick survey. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Public Health Associates
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accepting applications for the Public Health Associate Program. This is a two-year, competitive, paid training program for early-career, public health professionals. Associates are employed by CDC and work in state, tribal, local, and territorial public health departments; nongovernmental organizations; public health institutes and associations; academic institutions; and CDC quarantine stations. The host site application period is open until Jan. 18. Sites must be able to host an associate from October 2018 to October 2020.
Submit Your Abstract for the 2018 Healthy Aging Summit!
The U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion and the Office of Women's Health are now accepting abstracts for oral and poster presentations for the 2018 Healthy Aging Summit. It will be held July 16-18, 2018 in Washington, D.C. Abstracts must be submitted online no later than Feb. 5 and can be for any of the following tracks: social and community context, maximizing the quality of life, health and health care, or neighborhood and built environment.
Submit Abstracts on Environmental Health and Chronic Disease
The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors is accepting abstracts for poster presentations for the 2018 Environmental Public Health Tracking Virtual Conference. Abstracts should demonstrate how environmental health impacts chronic disease.
Black Maternal Health Week
The Black Mamas Matter Alliance has designated April 11 to 17 as Black Maternal Health Week, which it plans to mark as an annual commemoration.
Submit a Proposal on Developmental Monitoring and Language
The Disability Research and Dissemination Center is accepting proposals from universities and state health departments, in partnership or separately, research institutions, non-profit organizations, healthcare entities, and other health professionals.
Get Training in MCH Epidemiology
The Health Resources and Services Administration, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and CityMatCH are offering a training course in MCH epidemiology as part of their ongoing effort to enhance the analytic capacity of state and local health agencies. The training course is an intensive program that combines lectures, discussion, hands-on exercises, and opportunities for individualized technical assistance.
Cultivating Our Roots: Leveraging a Gendered and Cultured Lens to Advance Community Strategies to Improve Population-Wide Mental Health and Wellbeing
Presents an overview an overview of community-driven efforts to improve mental health, including youth-focused strategies that include sport and play, urban and rural approaches, and the importance of food sovereignty to mental wellbeing.
Feb. 8, 1 p.m. ET
Preconception Health Webinar Series
Discuss topics focused on improving the health of women prior to pregnancy and aiming toward better birth outcomes, including tobacco use, paternal reproductive health, equity and inclusiveness, and adverse childhood events. Download the first completed presentation.
March of Dimes North Carolina
Framing Adolescent Health – Are You Sending the Right Message? Series
Borrow strategies used by commercial advertisers, leverage the best thinking of cognitive linguists, and apply findings from the latest communications research to reach adolescents and young adults. All are welcome, but the content in this series is specifically for adolescent health champions with a special emphasis on those in public health systems.
State Adolescent Health Resource Center
Best Practices: Virtual Roundtable Discussion on Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Program for Moms
Learn about implementing or furthering state/population level procedures for developing a statewide or regional telephone psychiatric consultation, care coordination, and training program that expands medical clinicians' capacity to screen, treat, and refer pregnant and postpartum women for mental health and substance use disorders. To register, email your name, organization/affiliation, and email address to Roara Michael at email@example.com.
SAMHSA and the HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions
Feb. 14, 3-4 p.m. ET
Championing Transformative Change to Advance Health EquityTitle V Data Integration Toolkit: Examining and Applying the Use Cases
Discusses why "transformative change" is essential to advancing health equity through examples from Omaha and Minnesota. The webinar will also discuss how Human Impact Partners and others are building a health equity movement and supporting innovation and will provide resources to help your health department champion transformative change to advance health equity.
Health Improvement Partners
Feb. 15, 1-2 p.m. ET
Discuss the new tool, the Title V Data Integration toolkit, which is a collection of resources that aims to assist states as they integrate Title V data into Early Childhood Integrated Data Systems (ECIDS). Part 2 of a part 3 webinar series will provide a detailed examination and breakdown of the use cases in the toolkit and the logic behind them that can be applied to various Title V-related topics.
Feb. 22, 3-4 p.m. ET
Reverse Mentoring: Helping to Support a Multigenerational Public Health Workforce
Explore a possible solution to bridging the gap between different generations in the workplace. Please register here.
March 15, 2:30 p.m. ET