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September is National Preparedness Month! How can graphic medicine help with emergency preparedness, response and recovery? Graphic Medicine is comic books and graphic novels that cover topics of health and wellness. The visual format makes the information easier to understand and digest. By reading a personal, non-fiction story, we can learn about issues we may not… Read More »
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Public health professionals mark your calendar for the second Wednesday of every other month from 2:00-2:45 PM ET (September, November, January, etc.). We hope you’ll join us to learn about topics such as data in community health assessment and finding emergency preparedness health information and more. Every webinar in this series will offer .75 CECH for Certified Health Education Specialists!… Read More »
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 »
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 »
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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 »