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2023 Awards Gala

Sep 20, 2023

Join us on Wednesday, September 20, 2023, at Ignite Glass Studios at 401 N. Armour Street in Chicago for the 2023 Health & Medicine Awards Gala: Building Power for Health Justice. Register today for the 2023 Health & Medicine Awards Gala on Wednesday, September 20 and celebrate our 2023 HMPRG Award winners. Acclivus, Inc. (Group […]

Register for an Informative Presentation & Discussion on Housing and Aging

Sep 12, 2023

Join Health & Medicine’s Illinois Aging Together Campaign on 9/12 from 11 AM-12 PM CDT via Zoom for a housing and aging program featuring guest speaker Rose Mabwa, Ph.D. Rose is the Chicago Region Community Life Director at Community Builders, where she works with the real estate management, project management, and fund development teams. She […]

Free Training: Moving From Burnout to Wellness for Providers & Advocates

Aug 31, 2023

Join Health & Medicine’s Illinois ACEs Response Collaborative for a free one-hour training session: Moving from Burnout to Wellness for Providers & Advocates. In this training, we’ll identify the causes, signs, and effects of burnout in professions such as health care, education, and social services. We’ll highlight structural inequities that lead to burnout, define systems-induced […]

Fellows Fest

Aug 15, 2023

Each year, 28 exceptional Chicago Area Schweitzer Fellows design and implement year-long projects to address a variety of urgent health needs facing Chicago’s underserved communities. Fellows develop the skills and confidence to become Leaders in Service — professionals who will remain dedicated to public service and creating change. As our 2023-2024 Fellows work with their […]

Birthing Justice: A Free Public Film Screening

Jul 12, 2023

Join Health & Medicine’s Illinois ACEs Collaborative on July 12th from 2pm-5pm CST at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago to watch and discuss the powerful film Birthing Justice, which explores the experiences and challenges Black women, families, and advocates face, as well as the systems that lead to disparate mortality rates. Doors open at […]

The State of CHW Employment and Funding in Cook County

May 31, 2023

Join us on May 31st for an in-person presentation of the Community Health Worker (CHW) Common Indicator Employer Survey Summary of Results for Cook County! You’ll hear from top experts on ­funding challenges and opportunities for CHW programs and how to get involved in related advocacy efforts.

Building a Healing Centered Future: A Day of Events Featuring Solutions from the Community

May 25, 2023

Register today: The Illinois ACEs Response Collaborative proudly joins partners, advocates, policymakers, and community members across Illinois in commemorating the fifth annual Trauma-Informed Awareness Day.  Join us on May 25, 2023, as we reflect on this year’s theme, Building a Healing-Centered Future: Solutions from the Community. The day will begin at 10 a.m. with a […]

Forum for Justice in Health Policy: Primary Care Challenges and Solutions

May 12, 2023

On May 12, 2023 Health & Medicine hosted a virtual forum focused on challenges facing primary care. View a recording of the forum here! Background on the forum: Primary care is meant to be the first and most stable point of contact between patients and care providers. Yet with a shortage of providers, the relative […]