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October 2014 Events and Conferences

 

The Medi Awards Mid-Atlantic Medical Neighborhood Forum

  • October 3-4, 2014
    • Are you inside or outside the Medical Neighborhood? Don't get caught outside the paradigm shift of healthcare transformation! Come here what national experts are saying from NCQA, The Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC), and community stakeholders that are helping to shape the new Medical Neighborhood. Presentations and discussions will highlight collaborations and the roles of all stakeholders including healthcare providers, healthcare delivery systems, employees, payers, community organizations, technology providers, and consumers
  • Washington, DC

Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research

  • Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture
    • October 11, 2014
      • The program will feature a talk by Professor Dorothy Roberts followed by a panel discussion and Q&A.  Copies of Professor Roberts' book will also be offered for sale. Also the 2014 winners of both the Henrietta Lacks Dunbar Health Sciences Scholarship and the Urban Health Institute's Henrietta Lacks Memorial Community Award will be announced.
      • The goal of this event is to describe the reach and complexity, both biomedically and ethically, of the story of Henrietta Lacks and HeLa cells as well as to provide some insight into the past, present, and future of the conduct of clinical research. By honoring Mrs. Lacks and the positive global impact of HeLa cells through this lecture series, the ICTR hopes to acknowledge, thank and honor everyone who participates in the clinical research process.
    • Baltimore, MD

Healing Health Care Disparities Through Education: Interdisciplinary Faculty Development Program

  • October 17-18, 2014
    • Healing Health Care Disparities through Education: an Interdisciplinary Faculty Development Program is a two-day immersion course that showcases exercises developed through an interdisciplinary collaboration among faculty from Harvard Medical School, Harvard Business School and Harvard University's Graduate School of Education, as well as other U.S. medical schools. Expert faculty will lead the course sessions, presenting interactive methods for achieving the recently mandated integration of cross-cultural care into the pre-clinical and clinical years of medical school by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME); into hospital and community based residency programs by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME); and into hospitals' patient care quality initiatives by the Joint Commission.
  • Boston, MA

Multicultural Health National

  • 3rd Annual Multicultural Health National Conference: Marketing A Diverse America
    • October 17-19, 2014
      • This unique event will feature presentations from key thought-leaders in the multicultural health marketing sphere and will focus on best practices for reaching the key multicultural populations in America including but not limited to African Americans, Hispanic Americans, LGBT Americans, and Asian Americans.
    • Atlanta, GA

Johns Hopkins University Diversity Leadership Council

  • 11th Annual Diversity Conference
    • October 22, 2014: 9:00 am- 2:30 pm
      • This year's conference will include a total of 20 workshops that will cover a wide range of diversity topics in two sessions. Our Plenary speaker will be Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy and we're thrilled to have NPR's Michele Norris as our keynote luncheon speaker.
    • Baltimore, MD

Maryland Department of Health and Human Hygiene: Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities

  • Maryland's 11th Annual Health Disparities Conference The Future of Community Health Workers in Maryland: Their Role in Achieving Health Equity
    • October 29, 2014
      • The purpose of this year's Conference is to discuss the development of Community Health Workers in Maryland and how they can assist in improving health outcomes, addressing health disparities and promoting health equity.
      • Attend the conference to:
        • Understand the status of today's Community Health Worker (CHW) workforce in Maryland and other states
        • Recognize how CHWs help to advance health equity
        • Discuss training, credentialing, reimbursement and payment issues for CHWs
        • Identify successful initiatives that utilize CHWs
        • Learn about promising practices and lessons learned by practicing CHWs and initiatives that utilize CHWs
    • Baltimore, MD