More News about Grantees and Staff
Wednesday, Mar 5, 2014
The John A. Hartford Foundation was recently featured in a piece by The Chronicle of Philanthropy on its participation in the Social Impact Exchange (SIE), a membership organization that includes many foundations interested in expanding proven programs. The Foundation has been a member of SIE’s health group and has nominated two of its successful grantees’ programs that are ready to expand: the Center to Advance Palliative Care and the IMPACT model for depression care.
Friday, Feb 21, 2014
Cambia Health Foundation is proud to announce the launch of the Sojourns Scholar Leadership Program, a new initiative designed to identify, cultivate and advance the next generation of palliative care leaders. The program seeks to support outstanding emerging faculty and clinicians by investing in their professional development. Sojourns Scholars receive $180,000 in funding to conduct an innovative impactful clinical, research, education or policy project in the field of palliative care. Applications due March 10. Visit here for more information.
Friday, Feb 21, 2014
The National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence program is providing special funding to support a Health and Aging Policy Fellow Award for an RN interested in embarking on a non-residential Health and Aging Policy Fellowship track. Applications are due by April 15, 2014.
Thursday, Feb 20, 2014
The Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare and the Arnold P. Gold Foundation have announced a Request for Abstracts (RFA) in association with the “Advancing Compassionate Care” conference. A select group of applicants will be invited to attend the conference and to present posters on exemplary initiatives that foster and provide compassionate care in clinical settings through interprofessional education and collaborative practice. The deadline for submission of a 300-word application is May 30, 2014. Funding for travel and overnight stay will be provided to those selected to present posters and attend the conference.
Wednesday, Feb 19, 2014
Hartford Grantee, Community Catalyst, has been selected to receive the 2014 Community Icon Award from MassEquality at a ceremony to be held in Boston on February 27, 2014. The Icon Awards celebrate the exceptional leadership of individuals and organizations who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to bettering the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people and allies in the Commonwealth through elected office, legislative advocacy, and public education and engagement.
Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014
Developed through a partnership between the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), and the John A. Hartford Foundation, and currently funded by the Hearst Foundations and Hill-Rom, Inc., the Geriatric Nursing Leadership Academy (GNLA) is an exciting, intense, and career-changing 18-month experience for nurses who are committed to leading health care practice changes for older adults. The purpose of GNLA is to develop the leadership skills of geriatric nurses in positions of influence in a variety of health care settings. GNLA prepares geriatric nurses to lead inter-professional teams effectively in improving the quality of health care for older adults and their families.
Tuesday, Feb 4, 2014
NYU College of Nursing, in collaboration with the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, is now offering a Post-MS Certificate in Advanced Practice Nursing: Geriatrics, with a special focus on inter-professional primary care for older adults with multiple chronic conditions. The program, designed for the Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) looking to sit for the ANCC Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam, is a flexible, cutting-edge hybrid model divided between synchronous and asynchronous online education, virtual patient simulations, clinical experiences, and low-residency, on-campus classes tailored to the needs of a working professional. The Post-MS Certificate course load includes a unique one-week summer intensive of shared didactic and clinical experiences with NYU School of Medicine primary care residents and students from other NYU professional healthcare/social work programs. Participants will learn from an inter-professional team of nationally and internationally renowned faculty.
Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014
In a January 11, 2014 Seattle Times guest editorial, Hartford grantee Dr. Jurgen Unutzer and colleague Wayne Kayne from the Univesity of Washington discuss the opportunities for improving mental health care in America through the Affordable Care Act. They cite the unprecedented opportunities for states to follow Washington's lead, which has been connecting doctors and specialists to integrate mental health care with medical care. To read the op-ed, click here.