News & Events


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

  • NIH Meeting of the National Palliative Care Research Cooperative

    Event date: Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015 - Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015

    The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will be hosting an interactive discussion focusing on the national Palliative Care Research Cooperative (PCRC) on October 7, 2015 from 8:30-11:30 am at the NIH Bethesda Campus. The meeting will assemble leaders across palliative care, hospice and end-of-life science to interact with us on priorities for palliative/end-of-life research, opportunities for scalable multisite trials, and how the PCRC might be utilized to address major research gaps and questions of national importance in end-of-life, hospice and palliative care.

  • The Jimmo Implementation Council

    Event date: Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015 - Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015

    With support from the John A. Hartford Foundation, the Center for Medicare Advocacy is convening a select, multi-disciplinary group of professionals and healthcare leaders to discuss the status of Jimmo v. Sebelius. The Center for Medicare Advocacy will address lingering concerns, share best practices to increase appropriate access, and agree on collaborative next steps to implement the Jimmo Settlement. The meeting will take places at the United States Capitol Visitor Center with registration starting at 8:30 am. 

  • 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.

  • ANCC Pathway to Excellence Conference

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

    Join the American Nurses Credentialing Center for the ANCC Pathway to Excellence Conference and get your organization on the right path to nursing excellence. Take part in targeted discussions and networking opportunities that will provide you with new ideas, case studies, and strategies to create a positive practice environment and transform your organization’s culture. Amy Berman, senior program officer for the John A. Hartford Foundation, will deliver the closing keynote for the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Pathways to Excellence Conference on  Nurses Leading the Value of Proposition in Health Care.


  • 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.

  • FrameWorks Webinar: Reframing the Conversation About Aging in America

    Event date: Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - Tuesday, May 5, 2015

    Aging experts and the U.S. public do not share a common understanding of older adults, according to recent research by The FrameWorks Institute. This webinar is for all who are in interested in improving aging services and policies by providing insights for more effective communication. The research was commissioned by a group of eight national aging organizations including: AARP, American Federation for Aging Research, American Geriatrics Society, American Society on Aging, Gerontological Society of American, Grantmakers in Aging, National Council on Aging, and the National Hispanic Council on Aging.

  • 18th Annual ICSI Colloquium on Health Care Transformation

    Event date: Monday, May 4, 2015 - Wednesday, May 6, 2015

    The Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICIS) will have its 2015 Annual Colloquium on Health Care Transformation from May 4-6, 2015 in St. Paul, Minnesota.

  • How New CMS Person-Centered Care Planning Rules Apply to Medicaid Delivered LTSS

    Event date: Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015 - Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published new rules, effective March 2014, that provide the best legal framework to date on a person-centered planning processes and written service plans. This webinar will focus on the rules as they apply to long-term services and supports delivered through Medicaid home and community-based waivers.

  • Association of Health Care Journalists 2015 Health Journalism Conference

    Event date: Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 - Sunday, Apr 26, 2015

    The Associaton of Health Care Journalists 2015 Health Journalism Conference will take place April 24th-26th at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara, CA. Over the course of three days, hundreds of professionals working in health care journalism will come to Silicon Valley for the conference that will feature workshops and panels relating to the intersection of health care and technology. 

  • AGING Initiative Webinar: Funding Opportunities in Multiple Chronic Conditions

    Event date: Monday, Apr 20, 2015

    The AGING Initiative is hosting a Funding Opportunities in Multiple Chronic Conditions (MCCs) Research webinar on Monday, April 20, 2015 at 12pm ET.