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Cancer Disparities

September 17, 2009

Study Finds Racial Inequalities Cost U.S. Health System Over $50 Billion a Year

In this study, researchers at Johns Hopkins and the University of Maryland found that over 30 percent of direct medical expenditures for African Americans, Asian Americans and Hispanics were excess costs linked to health...[more]

September 17, 2009

Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars Program

The FICRS program offers a one-year clinical research training experience to advanced standing students in U.S. schools of medicine, public health, osteopathy, dentistry, nursing, veterinary medicine, optometry, nutrition and...[more]

September 17, 2009

September 23: CBPR conference call - Public Participation and Community Engagement in Research

The CBPR Program at the Harvard Catalyst has registered for this conference call, and we invite you to join us for the call from 3:30 - 5:00 pm, after which we will host a post-call discussion from 5:00-5:30 pm.  [more]

September 17, 2009

CancerCare E-News: February 2010

CancerCare is a national nonprofit organization that provides free, professional support services for anyone affected by cancer.

September 09, 2009

October 3: AWARE for ALL Boston

AWARE for All is an educational program that is free and open to the public for the purpose of providing education to help people make informed decisions about clinical research participation. At Tufts Medical Center. Free and...

September 09, 2009

October 21 and 22: Partnersí Connected Health Symposium 2009, "Up from Crisis: Overhauling Health Care Information, Payment, and Delivery in Extraordinary Times"

An ideas conference for healthcare and information technology. Over 1,000 healthcare professionals attended last year.

August 28, 2009

September 2: The Joint Commission and Other Regulations on Cultural Competence in Healthcare - Is Your Organization Prepared?

FREE webinar with Dr. Alexander Green, Associate Director at the Disparities Solutions Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and Assistant Professor and Chair of the Cross-Cultural Care Committee at Harvard Medical School.

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