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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Massive Open Online Course on "Living with Dementia: Impact on Individuals, Caregivers, Communities and Societies"

    Event date: Monday, Jan 12, 2015 - Sunday, Feb 15, 2015

    The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing is hosting a free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on "Living with Dementia: Impact on Individuals, Caregivers, Communities and Societies." The course will be hosted by Drs. Nancy Hodgsons and Laura Gitlin and will teach participants foundational knowledge in the care of persons with Alzheimer’s Disease and other neurocognitive disorders through a 5-week course. Health professionals and students, family caregivers, friends of and affected individuals, and others interested in learning about dementia and quality care are encouraged to participate in the course. The first class will start on January 12, 2015 and culminate on February 15, 2015.

  • Change AGEnts Online Platform Technical Assistance Call

    Event date: Friday, Dec 12, 2014 - Friday, Dec 12, 2014

    The Hartford Change AGEnts are hosting an online platform technical assistance call for those interested in learning more about the key features of the on-line platform. Join us for a short demonstration of key features and let us answer your questions live.

  • Change AGEnts Policy Institute Application Technical Assistance Webinar

    Event date: Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014 - Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014

    The Hartford Change AGEnts Policy Institute Application Technical Assistance Webinar will help potential applicants understand the requirements to apply to the 2015 Hartford Change AGEnts Policy Institute to be held on June 7-9, 2015 in Washington DC. This Webinar will explain the requirements to apply to the 2015 Hartford AGEnts Policy Institute. Join us to learn tips on how to write a successful application and get guidance on the next steps to progress a proposed policy or regulation change.

  • Commonwealth Fund Hosts Webinar on "Integrating Behavioral Health into Primary Care"

    Event date: Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014 - Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014

    The Commonwealth Fund is hosting a webinar focusing on "Integrating Behavioral Health into Primary Care" on December 10, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. EST. The one-hour webinar will discuss the benefits of integrating behavioral health into primary care, especially for low-income individuals, drawing on lessons from the Safety Net Medical Home Initiative, a five-year demonstration that was supported by The Commonwealth Fund, Qualis Health, and the MacColl Center for Health Care Innovation at the Group Health Research Institute.

  • 2014 Inaugural Hartford Change AGEnts Conference

    Event date: Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014 - Thursday, Dec 4, 2014

    The Inaugural Hartford Change AGEnts Conference will be in Philadelphia, PA this year from December 3-4, 2014. The conference will gather up 150 Chang AGEnts —fellows, scholars, alumni, mentors and advisors--from the John A. Hartford Foundation’s programs in medicine, nursing, and social work—for a unique, interprofessional leadership conference that can help. This meeting will feature keynote speakers, interactive skill building workshops on a variety of topics, and short-format problem solving sessions—all with an emphasis on helping you apply new knowledge and skills to the change efforts you are already working on.

  • WEBINAR- Conversations with GIA: Aging and Mental Health

    Event date: Monday, Nov 10, 2014 - Monday, Nov 10, 2014

    The next "Conversations with GIA" webinar will be on November 10, 2014, at 2:00 pm EST and will focus on "Aging and Mental Health." The John A. Hartford Foundation along with the Retirement Research Foundation and Grantmakers in Aging (GIA) are co-sponsoring this series of webinars.