News & Events


We welcome you to look at events either supported or attended by the Hartford Foundation staff and our grantees. 

  • Save the Date: Johns Hopkins Summer Research Institute- Developing and Advancing Behavioral Interventions

    Event date: Monday, Jun 8, 2015 - Friday, Jun 12, 2015

    The Johns Hopkins Summer Research Institute for Developing and Advancing Behavioral Interventions is offered by the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing Center for Innovative Care in Aging to help participants develop testable interventions that have the potential for implementation in practice environments and advance appropriate trial designs. Through discussions of their intervention and study ideas with nationally recognized experts, engaging in small group consultation, and listening to state-of-the-science lectures, Summer Research Institute participants will gain hands-on practical knowledge and skills to advance their respective intervention studies.

  • 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society

    Event date: Friday, May 15, 2015 - Sunday, May 17, 2015

    Hartford grantee, the American Geriatrics Society (AGS), invites you to attend its 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting from May 15 – 17 (pre-conference day: Thursday, May 14) at the Gaylord National Hotel in National Harbor, MD (just outside of Washington, DC). More meeting and registration information can be found here.

  • Network Development for Community-Based Providers and the Healthcare Sector

    Event date: Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015 - Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015

    The John A. Hartford Foundation, Health Foundation of Western and Central New York, The Retirement Research Foundation, and The SCAN Foundation will be presenting a half-day session at the American Society on Aging's (ASA) Aging in America 2015 Collaborating Organization Program on "Network Development for Community-Based Providers and the Healthcare Sector." The Hartford Foundation's senior program officer, Dr. Nora O'brien-Suric will be one of five featured presenters.

  • 2015 GIH Annual Conference on Health Philanthropy

    Event date: Wednesday, Mar 4, 2015 - Friday, Mar 6, 2015

    The 2015 Grantmakers in Health (GIH) Annual Conference will take place from March 4-6, 2015 at the JW Marriott in Austin, Texas. GIH has long known that health philanthropy’s diverse voices and viewpoints deepen our understanding of health and strengthen our ability to fashion effective solutions. Our 2015 annual conference Pathways to Health will be a time to explore the inspiring tapestry that is woven from the many threads of philanthropy's work.

  • Change AGEnts Online Consultancy

    Event date: Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 - Thursday, Feb 26, 2015

    As a follow up to one of the most popular sessions of the conference--the consultancy--the Change AGEnts platform is offering an online consultancy to everyone who attended the conference, whether you presented a challenge or participated as a "respondent." This is another opportunity to get individualized feedback on challenges you're facing in your practice change efforts. The online consultancy will take place on February 26, 2015 from 3-4:30 pm EST via ReadyTalk.

  • Action Awards Technical Assistance Webinar

    Event date: Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015 - Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015

    Are you considering applying for a Change AGEnts Initiative Action Award? If so, join the Action Awards Technical Assistance webinar on Tuesday, Feb. 24th. Dr. Laura Gitlin, a member of the Change AGEnts Initiative Leadership team, will provide insight into the key elements of a successful Action Award proposal and will discuss the criteria used during the review process. The webinar have also built in time for you to ask questions.

  • Facilitated Learning to Advance Geriatrics (FLAG)

    Event date: Friday, Feb 13, 2015 - Saturday, Feb 14, 2015

    The Facilitated Learning to Advance Gereatrics (FLAG) Program is a nationally recognized faculty development experiential workshop designed for nurse educators in prelicensure programs.  FLAG is now being offered September 19 - 20, 2014 in Boston MA, October 17-18, 2014 in Scranton-Worthington, PA, and early February, 2015 in Boca Raton, FL.

  • Webinar: Concepts and Examples of Dementia Capability

    Event date: Thursday, Feb 12, 2015 - Thursday, Feb 12, 2015

    This webinar is sponsored by the National Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Center. Participants in the webinar will learn about concepts of dementia capability and will hear about two programs in California and North Dakota that are working to integrate dementia capability concepts into practice. Hartford grantee Dr. David Reuben, MD, of the University of California, Los Angeles, will be participating as a presenter in the webinar.

  • AcademyHealth‚Äôs National Health Policy Conference

    Event date: Monday, Feb 9, 2015 - Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015

    AcademyHealth is hosting its National Health Policy Conference (NHPC) from February 9-10, 2015 in Washington, D.C. . The conference provides an in-depth perspective on the nation’s health policy agenda. Now in its 15th year, the meeting is designed to provide clarity on the most critical health care issues and immediate policy priorities, with expert analysis from health policy insiders.

  • Webinar: How Hospitalists Can Lead on Quality

    Event date: Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 - Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015

    As pressure mounts on hospitals to improve quality and reduce costs, they have turned to medicine's fastest growing physician specialty—hospital medicine---to improve clinical performance and operational efficiency. How this new role for hospitalists plays out varies according to the type, location and creativity of individual healthcare organizations and the resources available to them. This editorial webinar will explore the steps health care organizations should take to prepare and position their hospitalists for quality-improvement responsibilities. The panel of experts will share their insights, experiences and proven strategies for success on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 10:00 am CT and 11:00 am ET.