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Health Disparities Hashtags

Latino Medical Student Association National Conference
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National Conference of the Latino Medical Student Association proudly hosted by Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Sciences Center Houston. This year’s theme is “Creciendo Juntos: Improving Healthcare for and by Latinos.” The main goal of our annual conference is to develop collaborations and inspire new ideas that will help us work toward quality healthcare for …

Mississippi Health Care Symposium for Patient Safety
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The Mississippi Health Care Symposia have a tradition of providing real-world tools, robust resources and evidence-based solutions to impact barriers in access to health care for our patient population through-out the state. The program is planned and delivered by industry experts with a focus on a “first-person” consumer perspective with the intention to impact and promote sustainable clinical practice changes. …

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A group of folks interested in promoting health using social media in Connecticut. All are welcome.

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The Health Disparities SIG of the Medical Library Association’s monthly twitter chat about ways for medical libraries to be involved with raising awareness of healthcare disparities. Healthcare providers, librarians and others welcome. For more information: http://bit.ly/10Gz3oG

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The #OurSalud bilingual Twitter Chat will focus on the impact of the ACA on the Hispanic/Latino community and the benefits available through the launch of the Health Insurance Marketplace and full implementation of the ACA. Chat partners will include government agencies, community-based and faith-based organizations, business owners and all those who are interested in the impact of ACA on the …

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The HHS Office of Minority Health in collaboration with the Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs and the Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs is hosting a Twitter Chat in commemoration of National Minority Health Month. Please join us on Monday, April 29th at 1:00 pm ET using #ActNow as we discuss ways to advance health equity in our health and …

City of Richmond/Cigna Health Care Symposium
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The City of Richmond, in partnership with Cigna, is holding an invitation-only Health Care Symposium to discuss: – Strategies to attract health care practitioners to live and work in Richmond. – How physician mentors and practices can support new health practitioners. – Resources to help achieve these important goals. Working with the Sullivan Alliance, the City of Richmond will engage …

International Conference on Health in the African Diaspora
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Organized by the Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, ICHAD 2012 will be convened at the Baltimore Renaissance Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland, July 5-8, 2012. The goal of the conference is to promote broad awareness of the major health challenges facing African descendants in the Western Hemisphere, improve our understanding …

Biennial Symposium on Minorities, Medically Underserved and Health Equity
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The 12th Biennial Symposium Minorities, Medically Underserved & Health Equity will bring together patients, epidemiologists, advocates, stakeholders and public health officials in Houston to take on seemingly intractable problems of health care disparities. There is also a concurrent student workshop: http://www.mdanderson.org/education-and-research/departments-programs-and-labs/programs-centers-institutes/center-for-health-equity-and-evaluation-research/education/disparities-in-health-summer-workshop.html Biennial Symposium Blog: http://www.healthequity12.org/2012/06/08/health-equity-2012-flyer/

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