IDEA: Identifying new ways to unlock diabetes essential care and alliances in the Latino community

La Clinica del Pueblo and partners from the Bridging the Gap: Reducing Disparities in Diabetes Care Program, would like to invite you to IDEA: Identifying new ways to unlock diabetes essential care and […]

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Provider Perspective: Megan Buresh, MD, DFASAM, AAHIVM

Reducing harm, eradicating stigma, and facilitating equitable access to care is key to building a healthier state of Maryland. Megan Buresh, MD, DFASAM, AAHIVM contributes to this effort through her […]

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Request for Proposals: CareFirst’s Behavioral Health

CareFirst has earmarked up to $4.8 million to improve behavioral health outcomes through increased access to services for youth and workforce development for all populations. CareFirst funding will support 501(c)3 […]

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brittany yerkes

Provider Perspective: Brittany Yerkes, Physician Assistant

Brittany Yerkes, a Physician Assistant at the Chesapeake Health Care and a member of the Alive! Maryland Inter-professional Advisory Board, aims to improve the quality of life for all of her patients. She does so by first believing that they cannot be defined by an illness or condition.  

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Breaking the Ice: Black Men’s Mental Health and Wellness Conference

You are invited to a virtual conference focusing on Black men’s mental health and wellness. Attendance is FREE and CEUs are available. Register in advance for this webinar: https://adelphiuniversity.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3986n0S5TwmuEhT-Ov8NcA

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CMS Framework for Health Equity Virtual Symposium

CMS OMH will host a virtual symposium to showcase the newly released CMS Framework for Health Equity and detail the 5 priority areas.

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"Join me in shaping the future of Maryland's healthcare workforce."

Provider Perspective: M. Tica Torres, Care Navigator

We spoke with M. Tica Torres about his endeavors as a Care Navigator, the motivations behind their work, and their advice on how other providers can advance impact in their own fields.

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Opportunities and Strategies to Optimize PrEP Uptake in Key Communities

PrEP continues to be underused by people who could benefit from it, especially those affected by health disparities. Of the 1.2 million people in the U.S. who can benefit from […]

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Which Definition of Rurality Should I Use? The Relative Performance of 8 Federal Rural Definitions in Identifying Rural-urban Disparities

This article explores 8 federal rural definitions and the degree to which they identify the same areas as rural. Rural-urban disparities across socioeconomic, demographic, and health access and outcome measures are also evaluated.

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HIV and Health Equity

CDC’s Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention’s Office of Health Equity page.

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AMA Center for Health Equity

The American Medical Association’s health equity resource library.

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Health Equity (NASTAD)

A health equity resource library.

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