When we’re talking about diversity, it’s not a box to check. It is a reality that should be deeply felt and held and valued by all of us.
— Ava DuVernay
HEALTH AND WELLNESS
This week’s recommended Health and Wellness Activity
Recognizing Medical Contributions by Africans and Black Americans (opens new window)
Social Readjustment Rating Scale (opens new window)
C (opens new window)onsumer-friendly information about the effects of genetic variation on human health (opens new window)
MFP/ANA ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPCOMING EVENTS
MFP/ANA Podcast: Mental Health Trailblazers – Psychiatric Nurses Speak Up
Hear the groundbreaking journeys of black, indigenous and other peoples of color, psychiatric and mental health nurses, in their quest to meet the urgent and unmet needs of minority communities in America. Listen to Season one here (opens new window).
Missed the MFP/ANA Virtual Intensive Summer Institute? Check out the schedule-of-events, bios of speakers and moderators, and view all the recorded sessions here: emfp.org/library/continuing-education/mfp-2021-virtual-intensive-summer-institute
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