Webinar: Reducing End-of-Life Disparities in the Hispanic Community

Fewer than 1 out of 5 Hispanics have healthcare directives ... and only 37% of Hispanic Medicare enrollees utilize hospice care.

Learn how you can address health inequities in end-of-life care. Join us for a webinar focusing on reducing end-of-life disparities in the Hispanic community.

Hosted by National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA) members:
Daniel Turner-Lloveras MD, California
Ilan Shapiro, MD, California

Co-sponsored by Compassion & Choices and the National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCOA).

2019 NEPO Summit: Early Registration

The 2019 Network of Ethnic Physician Organizations (NEPO) Summit will be held August 23-24 at the Westin Pasadena. This year's theme is "Standing Up for Health Care in California."

2019-20 CalMedForce Grant – Application Opens

At the time of applying a residency program must meet the following criteria: Located in California Allopathic or Osteopathic Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or

2019-20 CalMedForce Grant – Application Closes

At the time of applying a residency program must meet the following criteria: Located in California Allopathic or Osteopathic Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or

The Pandemic and Children’s Long-Term Mental Health


How will prolonged isolation during the pandemic affect children’s long-term mental health? Join CalMatters for a conversation with Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris, Surgeon General of California; Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, LPOC Board Vice-Chair and

Dealing With the New Normal

Join the final session of the COVID-19 Virtual Briefing Series which will include lessons learned by physicians and healthcare providers from the COVID-19 pandemic on managing chronic care patients, mental

Racism: The Public Health Crisis

Join us for this revealing look at the effects of racism on health from the perspective of three leaders working to bring equity and compassion to the health care system.

Virtual Grand Rounds: Transmission, Testing and Masks: Creating a Culture to Curb COVID-19

 As a result of this activity, participants should be able to:  Discuss and disseminate information on the importance of masking to patients and communities; Utilize behavior change strategies to encourage patients' adoption of best practices for face coverings; Choose the appropriate tests for patients and interpret test results based on the current state of COVID-19; Make test recommendations based on test shortage issues and state testing priorities; and Recommend protective equipment to use in clinical settings and community settings

2020 North State ACEs VIRTUAL Summit

Join the Northern ACEs Collaborative (NAC), a division of the Population Health Innovation Lab (PHIL), a program of the Public Health Institute, for a memorable ONLINE and VIRTUAL experience at the first North State Adverse Childhood Experience (ACEs) VIRTUAL Summit.

Our Gente Speaks: Health Justice during COVID-19

Learn about how together we can bring about Health Justice for all. We will discuss Health Access and Housing as a public health issue during COVID-19, current landscape and investments in these areas and opportunities for investment at the local and state levels.

3rd Annual MiMentor Mentor Advisor Workshop (MAW)

Call For Potential Mentors for MiMentor’s “Medical School Readiness” (MSR) Series: Mi Mentor is seeking mentors for underrepresented students in medicine through the medical school application process. 

Disrupting Upstream Determinants of Family & Community Violence During COVID-19

COVID-19 has highlighted the need to bolster economic support, access to affordable housing, and other fundamental necessities in low-income and minoritized communities. Cal-IHEA hopes to continue this dialogue by highlighting how these interventions can serve as primary and equity-focused primary preventative measures for family and community violence, while also protecting and supporting survivors of violence in California, especially in communities of color.


Parental ACEs and Pediatrics: Transforming Well Care

Learn about practical strategies for integrating trauma-informed health care into your team’s practice that improves patients’ well being and the productivity of your practice. Meet colleagues who share their experiences

Together We Mentor: Primary Care & COVID-19

This TWM is an opportunity for pre-health students and medical students to learn about primary care and health disparities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Join us as we welcome Dr. Talamantes address health disparities during the COVID-19 pandemic. During this event we will address how AltaMed, a community centered health care organization is focused on addressing the health care disparities that are being illuminated during this health care crisis.

Re-imagining Trustworthy, Just and Healing Systems of Care in Contra Costa County

We invite you to come together with others in Contra Costa’s network of care for critical inquiry into the dehumanizing systems that exacerbate trauma. We will learn and explore strategies to reclaim our humanity and collective well-being in order to transform ourselves and our systems. With these strategies, we will have the grace and strength to meet this incredibly difficult moment, for ourselves and the communities we serve.

Trauma-Informed Care and Services for Immigrant Families

The symposium will highlight leaders’ perspectives on this topic, including a panel of experts that will discuss the fiscal impact and policy solutions for providing trauma-informed care to immigrant families.

4CA Policy Webinar: Supporting Children to Thrive – State & Federal Outlook

Join 4CA this webinar taking a look at trauma informed policy and budget implications at the state and federal levels, including the unique context of 2020.Our aim is to provide actionable information for California advocates who are working to advance policy on children’s resilience/adversity in 2021.

Guiding Traumatized Families Through COVID19 Transitions

Change is everywhere. How can mental health professionals guide traumatized families through these times of uncertainty?

Family Systems Trauma | FST provides concrete tools and case examples that you can use immediately to help families prepare for school reentry, slow down family anxiety, and identify the root underlying cause of their trauma through what are called undercurrents.

Trauma and Childhood Obesity

The session titled Trauma and Childhood Obesity will begin with an overview of childhood obesity statistics and the ACE study, followed by a discussion on how trauma is related to the increased prevalence and relationship to obesity in childhood.

Announcing the 2020 Fellowship in Minority Health Policy at Harvard University

Applications for the 2021–2022 fellowship year are currently being accepted for this one-year, degree-granting, full-time program. Physicians from groups that are historically underrepresented in medicine are particularly encouraged to apply.

Join an informational webinar with current fellows and alumni this Thursday, Oct. 8, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. (EDT) to learn more about the fellowship and application process.

Grief & Self-Care During COVID-19

This webinar will provide an overview of the impact that profound personal losses suffered during the COVID 19 pandemic has had on many and suggest strategies that can be utilized to facilitate mourning as well as promote self-care, wellness and resiliency.

ACEs & Trauma Informed Pediatric Care During COVID-19

A webinar for general pediatricians to discuss the science of toxic stress, describe the principles of trauma informed care (TIC), gain tools for promoting resilience, and provide practical implementation advice, particularly in light of COVID-19. 

The Intersection of Social Justice, Health & Well-being

As part of Global Diversity Awareness Month, the UC Davis School Of Medicine is hosting a virtual address and Q&A via Facebook Live Program includes Keynote Address: Valerie Montgomery Rice, M.D., President & Dean Morehouse School of Medicine followed by Q&A with UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May & UC Davis School of Medicine Dean Allison Brashear

Building Healthy and Resilient Communities During COVID-19

In this insightful session, Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott will share from her experiences as director of the Rhode Island Department of Health and as a specialist in infectious diseases for children and adults. She will provide practical tips for public health professionals seeking to build stronger and more resilient communities in the midst of COVID-19.

Closing Gaps in Health and Social Services for Low-Income Pregnant Women

American cities face stubbornly large racial disparities in infant mortality, preterm and low birthweight births along with unacceptable rates of maternal mortality. The Los Angeles Maternity Assessment Management Access and Service (MAMA) program is an innovative, multi-sector initiative that seeks to address the constellation of social factors that contribute to adverse maternal and infant outcomes, including housing instability, food insecurity, untreated mental health conditions, domestic violence, and substance abuse.


Cultural Humility, Curiosity, and Collaboration: Pathway to Cultural Competence

The participant will learn how to broach discussions and exploration of culture with clients to develop a multicultural case conceptualization beyond the perceived “cultural differences”.  The learner will learn how to practice in a culturally competent way as well as know the best practices and how to address common challenges.


Building Resilient, Trauma Informed Cultures

Learn about the trauma-informed approach and receive support for building trauma awareness in two days of interactive, comprehensive training.


Resilience Admist Uncertainty

Find out how you can best cope with uncertainty, and enhance your mental health and well-being. An live online webinar with Niroga Institute founder Bidyut Bose, PhD

Trauma-Informed Care in the COVID-19 Era: ACEs, Telehealth & Beyond

In this presentation, Dr. Gerber, a practicing general internist will review the long term health impact adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and other traumas have on patients in adult primary care. She will discuss the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic, and other recent collective adversities, may be worsening outcomes for trauma-exposed persons. Trauma-informed care will be discussed and a practical approach to applying its principles in Telehealth encounters will be shared.

Neurodiversity Summit 2020

Join us for the second free UC Davis Neurodiversity Summit, presented by the UC Davis Center for Mind and Brain (CMB) and the UC Davis MIND Institute, featuring presentations on educational

Buffering Isolation and Toxic Stress During the Pandemic⁠

This month's discussion is on the interplay between toxic stress and isolation during the pandemic. We will review the impact of the pandemic on the mental health of our children and families, and discuss ways to prevent and treat exposure to toxic stress.⁠

Introduction to Trauma and Resilience – Part 1

Join Greater Richmond SCAN for this free two-part virtual training facilitated by Denise Purgold, LCSW, Adoption Supervisor with UMFS. In part one, we will define trauma, review the findings of the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Study, and explore the impact of trauma on the brain and behavior.

Supporting Patients in Pregnancy: ACEs & Maternal Health

This webinar will provide information for women’s health providers about the importance of ACE screening in improving maternal health. Speakers will share resources for providers looking to introduce ACE screening in their practice, examples of how to create a healing environment for patients, and case studies on how to respond to ACEs with trauma-informed care.

Introduction to Trauma and Resilience – Part 2

Join Greater Richmond SCAN for this free two-part virtual training facilitated by Denise Purgold, LCSW, Adoption Supervisor with UMFS. In part two, we will share and practice strategies and interventions specific to responding to individuals with trauma and discuss the science of building resilience.

Social Determinants of Health Symposium

Experts will discuss the inseparable relationship between the social determinants of health and health outcomes. Industry leaders will provide challenges and successes, best practices, and strategies to effectively advance community health.


Supporting Survivors at the Intersection of Immigration and Child Welfare

This webinar will provide information and resources for advocates and child welfare workers. Presenters will share the current research about detention and the importance of trauma-informed approaches for survivors and their children. They will talk about special immigration remedies for survivors under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and Trafficking Victims Protection Act. They will discuss guidelines for child welfare to support family reunification when a parent is in detention and share how COVID-19 has affected immigrant families who are involved with child welfare. Finally, presenters will highlight the importance of enhanced safety planning to make sure immigrant survivors know their rights and can access help.

COVID Wellness Skills: Reduce & Manage Stress & Anxiety

In this class, we will discuss and practice mindfulness and practical techniques to reduce stress and anxiety.  Through mindfulness practice, an individual is able to increase their capacity to manage stress/anxiety, build resilience, and decrease the negative effects that stress/anxiety creates in the mind and body.