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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
‘Health equity tourists’: How white scholars are colonizing research on health disparities (opens new window)
A STAT investigation shows a disturbing trend: a gold rush mentality where researchers with little or no background or training in health equity research, often white and already well-funded, are rushing in to scoop up grants and publish papers. STAT has documented dozens of cases where white researchers are building on the work of, or picking the brains of, Black and brown researchers without citing them or offering to include them on grants or as co-authors. r (opens new window)ead more (opens new window)
Large employers launch telemedicine program to tackle Black health disparities (opens new window)
Walmart, the nation's largest employer, is joining with telemedicine firm Grand Rounds and Doctor on Demand to launch a targeted program to tackle health disparities among African American workers. Read more (opens new window)
Here’s Why Hawaii Is A Model For Identifying Pandemic Racial Disparities (opens new window)
Hawaii’s Covid-19 data stands out nationally for how much detail is available about specific race groups under the Asian American and Pacific Islander umbrella. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a study on Sept. 17 written by current and former Hawaii Department of Health officials, scholars from the University of Hawaii and others that gives the most detailed look yet at how the pandemic. Read more (opens new window)
Latest Data on COVID-19 Vaccinations Race/Ethnicity (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
Dr. Jenerette is among the top speakers and nurse scientists scheduled to speak during the Foundation for Sickle Cell Disease Research's October 1 virtual event: Inaugural nursing in sickle cell disease symposium: advancing the science of sickle cell disease. Register here (opens new window)
Dr. Millender is one of four featured speakers in an upcoming virtual event titled "Healthy Babies, Healthy Children, Healthy Life: A Symposium" next Thursday, September 30 at 9:00am/EST. Register here (opens new window)
Congratulations to Dr. Starks for being selected as a faculty Arts and Social Justice Fellow at Emory University. Dr. Starks, paired with two other Fellows, will examine the overdiagnosis of conduct and behavior disorders in BIPOC youth and the school to prison pipeline. Learn more (opens new window)
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