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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Storify Recap Of May’s CHAT: “Doula Care In Pregnancy”

Thanks to everyone who came out for tonight’s CHAT presentation, and special thanks to our presenters Rachel Hardeman and Katy Kozhimannil for sharing their knowledge and research results on doula care!

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

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Next CHAT April 14th – “Housing Is Healthcare: Homelessness in Minnesota”

Join us Tuesday, April 14th, for our next CHAT (Community Health and Advocacy Talks): “Housing Is Healthcare: Homelessness in Minnesota.” Our presenter for the evening will be Monica Nilsson, Director of Community Engagement for St. Stephen’s Human Services.

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CHAT presentations 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.

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 March CHAT: “LGBTQ Health in Minnesota 2012-2014”

Thank you to all of the community members, physicians and students who came out for our CHAT session on March 10th. Special thanks to John Salisbury and the Rainbow Health Initiative for sharing valuable data from RHI and leading a lively and informative discussion!

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Check out the Storify of John’s presentation!


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Next CHAT – March 10: “LGBTQ Health in Minnesota 2012-2014”

Join us Tuesday, March 10th for the next CHAT (Community Health and Advocacy Talks): “LGBTQ Health in Minnesota: 2012-2014.” Our presenter for the evening, John Salisbury, is the Director of Programs with the Rainbow Health Initiative and will be addressing the topic of advancing health equity in the Minnesota LBGTQ community.

CHAT presentations 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.

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 on Twitter and chime in!

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