Date: Wednesday May 29, 2013, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: PHMC, 260 S. Broad Street, 18th Floor
This training will cover an exciting new process for conducting community health needs assessments, THRIVE, the "Tool for Health and Resilience in Vulnerable Environments." THRIVE is a powerful tool that can assist policy makers in prioritizing limited resources in ways to improve the health of families and children. The tools allows community members, government agencies, and business representatives to talk about the community needs, identify health problems, and look for long and short term solutions that can be implemented. This training is free. Light refreshments will be served. Please click here
for more information. Please RSVP early because space is limited. RSVP to Johanna Trowbridge, 215.731.2199 or Johannat@phmc.org
LGBT Health Workforce Conference
Dates: June 5-6, 2013
Location: Hunter College, City University of New York
The LGBT Health Workforce Conference
provides an overview of up-to-date practices (climate and educational) in preparing the health care workforce to address the health concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities. This conference is designed for health professionals (M.D., D.O., P.A.-C., nurses, dentists, podiatrists, social workers, psychologists, etc.), educators, and students (pre-health professions, professional schools, and graduate), but all interested are invited to attend. Conference topics include: Leadership and LGBT Health, LGBT Health Funding Opportunities: Federal and Foundation, Health Policy Updates: Federal and State, Pre-Clinical LGBT Content, Clinical Content, Update on LGBT Health Issues and Best Practices, Advising LGBT Pre-Health Students, LGBT Health Workforce Research, Climate – University/Academic Health Center/Hospital/Clinic. CME credit will be available. Please register here
Date: July 22-26, 2013
Location: The Cloisters (Building 60), on the NIH Campus, Bethesda, MD
The NINR Fatigue/Sleep Methodologies Boot Camp, part of the NINR Symptom Research Methodologies Series, is a one-week intensive research training course at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, MD. NINR’s Boot Camps, which feature lectures by distinguished guest speakers, classroom discussion, and laboratory training, provide a foundation in methodologies for use in research and increase the research capability of graduate students and faculty. The course is provided by the NINR at no cost
. Attendees are required to pay for housing, food, and transportation expenses incurred during program participation. Additional information, including registration instructions and a link to the registration site, is available here
Increase knowledge in fatigue/sleep methodologies for use in research
Discuss strategies for incorporating novel methods into research proposals
Who Should Attend?
Graduate students, faculty, and clinicians who are citizens or permanent U.S. residents may apply. Applicants should demonstrate potential for productive research careers. This training is open to participants from all disciplines.