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Friday, September 30, 2016

September's Top Health Equity Reads, Events, and Jobs

In addition to our monthly roundup of notable health equity news, we have compiled a list of our favorite new resources, events you should know about, and job openings.

New Health Equity Resources

CMS Rejects Ohio's Request for Harsh Policies in Its Medicaid Program, Dee Mahan and Erica Turret, Families USA

Achieving Health Equity: A Guide for Health Care Organizations, Wyatt R, Laderman M, Botwinick L, Mate K, Whittington J., Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Who Are the Remaining Uninsured and Why Haven't They Signed Up for Coverage?, Sara R. Collins, Munira Z. Gunja, Michelle M. Doty, Sophie Beutel, The Commonwealth Fund

The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on LGBTQ Youth Experiencing Homelessness, Shabab Ahmed Mirza and Kellan Baker, Center for American Progress

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Mental Health Care for Children and Young Adults: A National Study, Lyndonna Marrast, David U. Himmelstein, and Steffie Woolhandler, International Journal of Health Services

Strategies for Ensuring Diversity, Inclusion, and Meaningful Participation in Clinical Trials: Proceedings of a Workshop, Karen M. Anderson and Steve Olson, National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine

Serving Special Populations: Rural Areas Fast Facts for Assisters, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Population Health Strategies of Critical Access Hospitals, John Gale, MS Andrew Coburn, PhD Karen Pearson, MLIS, MA Zachariah Croll, BA George Shaler, MPH, Flex Monitoring Team

Upcoming Health Equity Events

NHMA Regional Policy Forums: Several throughout the month of October, see here for details.  

National Academy for State Health Policy Conference
October 17-19, 2016
Pittsburgh, PA

California Pan-Ethnic Health Network (CPEHN) Conference Voices for Change: Seizing the Momentum for Health Equity
October 18, 2016
Los Angeles, CA

University of California San Francisco Clinical and Translational Science Institute Health Disparities Research Symposium
October 21, 2016
San Francisco, CA

Visión y Compromiso 14th Annual Conference of Promotores, Leaders, and Community Workers
October 27-29
Ontario, CA

144th Annual American Public Health Association Meeting and Expo
October 29-Novovember 2, 2016
Denver, CO

Meharry Medical College Translational Research Center (MeTRC)-Addressing Health Disparities: The Role of Translational Research
November 10-11, 2016
Nashville, TN

The Root Cause Coalition's First Annual National Summit on the Social Determinants of Health 
December 5-6, 2016 
Chicago, IL

Career Opportunities

Health Policy Analyst

National Council of La Raza
Washington, DC

Health Policy Analyst

National Medical Association
Silver Spring, MD

Tribal Public Health Law Externship

CDC’s Public Health Law Program (PHLP) 
Atlanta, GA

Health Policy Associate

Alliance for Health Reform

Senior Media Relations Specialist

Office of Minority Health Resource Center (OMHRC). 

Rockville, MD