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Jun

23

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African-American/Black Experiences and Anti-Racism in Graphic Medicine

Posted by on June 23rd, 2020 0 comments

In light of recent events including police brutality and ensuing protests, the staff at NNLM NER stand with the Black and African American community. My colleagues in other NNLM regions curated lists highlighting Black/African-American Health and Anti-Racist resources: Pacific Southwest Region with links to African American mental health, anti-racist reading materials, cultural competency, NLM African… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

May

18

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Civics 101: Census

Posted by on May 18th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

2020 is a Census year! For a lot of people, the Census is something they do every ten years and then they don’t think about it again until it’s time to fill out the survey again.  But for people who work in public policy, who are interested in politics or who work for local, state… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Apr

17

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Reflecting on NEGM20 and Looking Forward on NER Graphic Medicine Initiative

Posted by on April 17th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

When you put together an event, you don’t want attendees to know what goes on behind the scenes.  But it’s important to draw back the curtain and note that the 2020 New England Graphic Medicine Conference (NEGM20) was supposed to be an in-person conference held on MCPHS’s Boston campus March 26-28.  NEGM20 became an online… Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest, Graphic Medicine

Mar

17

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NLM Resources for Kids and Families

Posted by on March 17th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Whether it’s a snow day, summer vacation or kids are home sick, having educational materials ready can help keep the whole family busy.  Below are science and health resources to engage kids and help them continue to learn even when they’re not in the classroom. NNLM Middle Atlantic Region has curated resources for K-12 students… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources

Feb

14

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Getting the Most from NNLM: Public Health Part 2

Posted by on February 14th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Back in November, I wrote about databases, resources and services from NLM and NNLM that are useful for our public health partners beyond MedlinePlus and PubMed.  In that post, I covered the databases that had a broad appeal to a public health audience or that had public health information for a general audience including resources… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources, Public Health

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