Learning Community Applications for Pediatrics Supporting Parents
initiative from the National Institute for Children's Health Quality
has the long-term goal of improving pediatric primary care to foster
social and emotional development in the same way that it focuses on
physical health and cognitive development.
Increasing Physical Activity Among Women and Girls
Health Reports journal is calling for manuscripts in mutiple areas:
Critical periods during the life course, e.g., puberty, marriage,
educational transitions, pregnancy, and menopause that impact physical
activity levels among women and girls, organized sports participation
among women and girls, effective policies and/or programs that promote
physical activity among women and girls, and social determinants of
physical activity among women and girls.
Feedback Requested: Data Tables from the U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists is encouraging
state, tribal, local, or territorial departments to submit comments regarding
how people utilize specific data tables at specific levels of geography
(e.g., census block, school district, county subdivision) in research
or for specific legal, statutory, or programmatic purposes.
Who's Leading the Leading Health Indicators? Access to Health Services
Sept. 20, 12-1 p.m. ET
Discusses progress made toward achieving the Healthy People 2020 access to health services leading indicators.
Developing Trauma-Informed Primary Care Settings
U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration
Sept. 20, 3-4:30 p.m. ET
an overview on implementing a trauma-informed approach in primary care
as an organizational change strategy designed to improve the way health
care settings operate and engage with staff and patients.
Maximizing Youth Voice in Community and Conference Settings
Adolescent Health Initiative and the Institute for Patient-And Family-Centered Care
Sept. 28, 12-1 p.m. ET
and discusses best practices to plan for effective youth/adult
partnership and co-facilitation of research-based presentations.
Preventing Chronic Diseases: Eliminating Obstacles to Healthy Living
The National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation
Oct. 3, 1-2:30 p.m. ET
Explores strategies for preventing chronic diseases and considers the drivers of poor health.
Promising Practices for Integrating Addiction Treatment and Opioid Use Disorder
Department of Health and Human Services
Oct. 9, 2-4 p.m. ET
Highlights innovative resources, guidelines, and trainings for health professionals to combat the opioid epidemic.
Bringing Local Data to Life: Using New Life Expectancy Data to Spark Change
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, United States Small-Area Life Expectancy Estimates Project, City Health Dashboard, and Urban Institute
Oct. 16, 1-2 p.m. ET
challenges and drive change in communities, teaches how to use the City Health
Dashboard to dig deeper into the health and social factors that
influence life expectancy, learn about new funding opportunities for
organizations interested in narrowing the gaps in life expectancy by
putting local data to work for healthier, more equitable communities.