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The MFP is an initiative staffed by ANA with funding from SAMHSA, making fellowships available to ethnic and racial psychiatric nursing students who are enrolled full time in an accredited master’s/doctoral nursing program.
HEALTH AND WELLNESS
This week’s recommended Health and Wellness Activity
HEALTH DISPARITY RELATED ARTICLES
Indigenous health workers increasing Indigenous patient outcomes (opens new window)
A new report has highlighted the importance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and health practitioners in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patient outcomes. Released on Wednesday by the New South Wales Bureau of Health Information, the report is the culmination of 8,000 Aboriginal people’s experiences in NSW public hospitals and health services between 2014 and 2019, read more (opens new window)
LGBTQ patients face bias at the doctor's office. Here's how a first-of-its-kind fellowship at UW medical school aims to change that (opens new window)
The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health will be the first site to host a new national fellowship that aims to make the doctor's office more supportive of LGBTQ patients, read more (opens new window)
Experts warn of prolonged COVID-19 pandemic due to vaccine inequality (opens new window)
Tight vaccine supplies are a major factor and experts caution that unless most of the global population is vaccinated, and richer countries share more of their vaccines, the world will face a far longer bout with the coronavirus than anticipated, read more (opens new window)
The CDC reports demographic characteristics, including race/ethnicity, of people receiving COVID-19 vaccinations at the national level. As of June 07, 2021, CDC reported that race/ethnicity was known for 57% of people who had received at least one dose of r (opens new window)ead more (opens new window)
MFP/ANA ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPCOMING EVENTS
The 2021 Call for Nominations for Appointed Positions has been extended to 11:59pm ET, Monday, August 9, 2021, for the following committees ONLY:
• Committee on Honorary Awards - Subcommittee
• Minority Fellowship Program National Advisory Committee
• Professional Policy Committee
For more information, visit the Committee on Appointments page: https://bit.ly/3zElzvq (opens new window)
Registration closes next week!
The MFP/ANA Virtual Intensive Summer Institute is August 19-21, 2021. The theme is "Advancing Behavioral Health Equity among Racial and Ethnic Minority and Indigenous Populations."
Registration closes next Thursday, August 5, 2021. If you haven’t received an invitation to register, check your spam/junk mail for an email from firstname.lastname@example.org.
View our draft Schedule of Events at emfp.org/library/continuing-education/mfp-2021-virtual-intensive-summer-institute
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