Salk Fellowship application deadline extended, new AHRQ report shows sharp increase in severe complications in hospital births, & more
Health Activist Biweekly
September 12, 2018
2018 Salk Health Activist Fellowship - application deadline extended!
The application deadline for the 2018 Jonas Salk Health Activist Fellowship has been extended until TOMORROW, Thursday, September 13. Undergraduate students, graduate students, or employees in health-related disciplines are encouraged to apply. Over nine weeks, fellows will form an action group and develop skills to build a case for action, shape winning strategies, and advocate effectively around a health issue in which they are passionate.The Fellowship sessions will occur on Tuesdays from 4:30pm to 7:30pm (dinner included) at the QI2T Center and select locations in the Pittsburgh community. Please contact Scotland Huber at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
Pennyslvania Suicide Prevention and Awareness Day at the Capitol
Prevent Suicide PA will host Suicide Prevention and Awareness Day at the Pennsylvania State Capitol on October 1, 2018 from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm. Join suicide prevention advocates, suicide attempt and loss survivors, suicide task forces, legislators, and mental health professionals for an important day at the Capitol.
In the News
Reinvesting In Health News
Health Care USA: A Cancer on the American Dream | Council for Affordable Health Coverage
Blame Emergency Rooms for the Out-of-Control Cost of Health Care | The New York Times
Mandatory joint pay model slashes spending in just eight months | Modern Healthcare
A Little-Known Windfall for Some Hospitals, Now Facing Big Cuts | The New York Times
Health systems driving prices higher with physician group purchases | Modern Healthcare
The Last Company You Would Expect Is Reinventing Health Benefits | The New York Times
Adolescent Behavioral Health News
Thinking small: Pediatric facilities built with behavioral health in mind | Modern Healthcare
Maternal Mortality News
To induce or not to induce, that is the question | LOWN Institute
Stanford group has new targets for lowering maternal mortality | Stanford Medicine
Maternal death rate lowered in California, racial disparity still remains | Journalist's Resource
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