Community Health and Advocacy Talks

Engaging a Community in the Social Determinants of Health, sponsored by the UMN North Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program


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Next CHAT April 12th: Avoiding Unintended Biases In Healthcare

Join us Tuesday, April 12th, at 5:30pm in North Minneapolis at the Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC) for another in our monthly series Community Health and AdvocacyTalks (CHAT)! This month Michelle Van Ryn, PhD, Professor of Health Services Research in the Mayo Health System, will be presenting on “Avoiding Unintended Biases: Strategies for Providing More Equitable Care.”

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CHAT is a monthly series of talks on matters important in health and healthcare delivery, presented by the University of Minnesota North Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program. CHATs are open to the public and held in the evenings on the second Tuesday of every month at the UROC (Urban Research and Outreach Center) – 2001 North Plymouth Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55411.

If you’re concerned about public health and the social determinants of health – please join us!

Each CHAT session consists of:

  • 5:30 – 6 pm – light dinner/snacks, meet & greet
  • 6 – 7 pm – presentation & discussion
  • 7-7:30 pm – networking

RSVP recommended (but not required) to chatmpls@gmail.com.

 


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Next CHAT March 8th: On Health Disparities

Join us Tuesday, March 8th, at 5:30pm in North Minneapolis at the Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC) for another in our monthly series Community Health andAdvocacyTalks (CHAT). This month our guest presenters, Charles R. Rogers, PhD, CHES and Jessica Obidike, BA, will be leading a discussion on health disparities: “Saving Our Selves from the Disease No One Has to Die From.”

If you can’t make it in person, listen live to the session on 88.9 KMOJ!

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CHAT is a monthly series of talks on matters important in health and healthcare delivery, presented by the University of Minnesota North Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program. CHATs are open to the public and held in the evenings on the second Tuesday of every month at the UROC (Urban Research and Outreach Center) – 2001 North Plymouth Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55411.

If you’re concerned about public health and the social determinants of health – please join us!

Each CHAT session consists of:

  • 5:30 – 6 pm – light dinner/snacks, meet & greet
  • 6 – 7 pm – presentation & discussion
  • 7-7:30 pm – networking

RSVP recommended (but not required) to chatmpls@gmail.com.


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Next CHAT Feb. 9th: “Caring for Victims of Child Abuse”

Join us Tuesday, February 9th, at 5:30pm in North Minneapolis at the Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC) for another in our monthly series Community Health and AdvocacyTalks (CHAT). We’re back this month with an informative presentation and lively discussion – this time on the topic “Caring for Victims of Child Abuse and Implications of the Adverse Childhood Events Study in Practice.” Our guest speakers this month will be Nancy Seger, LGSW – Forensic Services Director at Corner House, and Mani Mokalla, MD – a specialist in pediatrics at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of MN.

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CHAT is a monthly series of talks on matters important in health and healthcare delivery, presented by the University of Minnesota North Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program. CHATs are open to the public and held in the evenings on the second Tuesday of every month at the UROC (Urban Research and Outreach Center) – 2001 North Plymouth Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55411.

If you’re concerned about public health and the social determinants of health – please join us!

Each CHAT session consists of:

  • 5:30 – 6 pm – light dinner/snacks, meet & greet
  • 6 – 7 pm – presentation & discussion
  • 7-7:30 pm – networking

RSVP recommended (but not required) to chatmpls@gmail.com.

 


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Next CHAT Dec. 8: Presentations Of Sexual Exploitation In The Community

Join us Tuesday, December 8th, in North Minneapolis at the Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC) for another in our monthly series Community Health and Advocacy Talks (CHAT). Our presenters for the evening will be Kelly Hall, a juvenile probation officer in Minneapolis, and Laurel Edinburgh, APRN, CNP, from the Midwest Children’s Resource Center, on the topic of sexual exploitation in our communities.

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CHAT is a monthly series of talks on matters important in health and healthcare delivery, presented by the University of Minnesota North Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program. CHATs are open to the public and held in the evenings on the second Tuesday of every month at the UROC (Urban Research and Outreach Center) – 2001 North Plymouth Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55411. If you’re concerned about public health and the social determinants of health – please join us!

Each CHAT session consists of:

  • 5:30 – 6 pm – light dinner/snacks, meet & greet
  • 6 – 7 pm – presentation
  • 7-7:30 pm – networking

RSVP recommended (but not required) to chatmpls@gmail.com.

Can’t attend in person but want to follow live-tweeting of the presentation or join the conversion? Follow @chatmpls or the #chatmpls hashtag on Twitter and chime in!

We also welcome suggestions for topics and speakers – email chatmpls@gmail.com with your ideas.


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Storify Recap Of November’s CHAT: Critical Conversations On Early Childhood Development

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Attendees to our November CHAT event participated in a robust and collaborative Critical Conversation on action items for the state of Minnesota to take on early childhood development, sparked by the documentary airing on PBS: The Raising of America: Early Childhood and the Future of Our Nation. This Critical Conversation event was a partnership of the Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center; the University of Minnesota School of Public Health’s Health Equity Work Group and Center for Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Public Health; and the University of Minnesota Medical School’s Program in Health Disparities Research.

If you couldn’t make it – check out the Storify of the evening’s proceedings!

 

 


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Next CHAT Nov. 10th: A UROC Critical Conversation On Strong Starts For Minnesota Children!

For our November CHAT event, we will be partnering with the Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center, the University of Minnesota School of Public Health’s Health Equity Work Group and Center for Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Public Health; and the University of Minnesota Medical School’s Program in Health Disparities Research.

Please join us at 5:30pm Tuesday, November 10th, along with policy makers, practitioners and early childhood education experts and advocates for a UROC Critical Conversation on how a strong start for all Minnesota children can lead to a healthier, prosperous and more equitable state. The interactive event will feature a screening of episode two of the new documentary series The Raising of America: Early Childhood and the Future of Our Nation, airing nationwide on public television stations this fall.

The Raising of America Trailer (11 min) from California Newsreel on Vimeo.

Afterward, University of Minnesota researchers and state policy makers will lead a discussion on the wide range of quality in child development services and the role government should play in setting standards and ensuring access for all. Comments and ideas from the conversation will be submitted to Governor Dayton’s Children’s Cabinet.

PLEASE NOTE: for this event we NEED RSVPs as seating is limited, so please use this link to register!

CHAT is a monthly series of talks on matters important in health and healthcare delivery, presented by the University of Minnesota North Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program. CHATs are open to the public and held in the evenings on the second Tuesday of every month at the UROC (Urban Research and Outreach Center) – 2001 North Plymouth Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55411. If you’re concerned about public health and the social determinants of health – please join us!

Can’t attend in person but want to follow live-tweeting of the presentation or join the conversion? Follow @chatmpls or the #chatmpls hashtag on Twitter and chime in!

We also welcome suggestions for topics and speakers – email chatmpls@gmail.com with your ideas.


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Storify Recap of September’s CHAT: “Beyond Medical Transition”

CHAT attendees enjoyed a great presentation at September’s meeting given by Katie Spencer, PhD, from the Program in Human Sexuality at the University of Minnesota on social and cultural concerns in transgender health.

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If you were unable to attend, check out our Storify capturing highlights of the evening’s conversation!

The “Gender Unicorn” was one particularly colorful and informative image Katie shared with us during the evening, which we’ll share here courtesy of Trans Student Educational Resources:
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For more transgender health information, also check out the MN Transgender Health Coalition.

Thanks to Katie Spencer for an engaging presentation and conversation!


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Next CHAT Sept. 8th: “Beyond Medical Transition: Social and Cultural Concerns in Transgender Health”

Join us Tuesday, September 8th for the next CHAT (Community Health and Advocacy Talks): “Beyond Medical Transition: Social and Cultural Concerns in Transgender Health” with guest presenter Katie Spencer, PhD, from the Program in Human Sexuality at the University of Minnesota.

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CHAT is a monthly series of talks on matters important in health and healthcare delivery, presented by the University of Minnesota North Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program. CHATs are open to the public and held in the evenings on the second Tuesday of every month at the UROC (Urban Research and Outreach Center) – 2001 North Plymouth Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55411. If you’re concerned about public health and the social determinants of health – please join us!

Each CHAT session consists of:

  • 5:30 – 6 pm – light dinner/snacks, meet & greet
  • 6 – 7 pm – presentation
  • 7-7:30 pm – networking

RSVP recommended (but not required) to chatmpls@gmail.com.

Can’t attend in person but want to follow live-tweeting of the presentation or join the conversion? Follow @chatmpls or the #chatmpls hashtag on Twitter and chime in!

We also welcome suggestions for topics and speakers – email chatmpls@gmail.com with your ideas.


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Next CHAT August 11: Film Screening And Discussion – “Food, Inc.”

Join us Tuesday, August 11th, 5:30-7:00pm for the next CHAT (Community Health and Advocacy Talks) during which we will screen and discuss the film “Food, Inc.” – the movie that challenges the way we look at food.

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CHAT is a monthly series of talks on matters important in health and healthcare delivery, presented by the University of Minnesota North Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program. CHATs are open to the public and held in the evenings on the second Tuesday of every month at the UROC (Urban Research and Outreach Center) – 2001 Plymouth Avenue North, Minneapolis, 55411. If you’re concerned about public health and the social determinants of health – please join us!

Each CHAT session consists of:

  • 5:30 – 6 pm – light dinner/snacks, meet & greet
  • 6 – 7 pm – presentation
  • 7-7:30 pm – networking

RSVP recommended (but not required) to chatmpls@gmail.com.

We also welcome suggestions for topics and speakers – email chatmpls@gmail.com with your ideas.



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Storify Recap Of July’s CHAT: “On Immigrant Experience of Healthcare in Minneapolis”

Thanks to everyone who came out for July’s CHAT presentation, and special thanks to Minneapolis Ward 5 City Councilman Blong Yang for sharing his and his family’s experience as immigrants.

If you couldn’t be there in person – check out the Storify recap of July’s CHAT presentation!

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