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IL CHW Policy Update

2022

Black Men in White Coats Youth Summit

Jun 4, 2022

On Saturday, June 4, 2022, the Chicago Area Health Education Center (AHEC) at Health & Medicine Policy Research Group will host its second Black Men in White Coats Youth Summit at Malcolm X College in Chicago. The summit will bring together 500 students, parents, educators, clinicians, and community leaders to inspire youth to consider careers […]

Virtual Training — Enhancing Active Listening Skills to Act on What Matters for Older Adults

Feb 15, 2022

Strong communication is important for establishing trust in a healthcare professional-patient relationship. Active listening skills can improve communication by encouraging the listener to focus their full attention on the speaker, and use both verbal and nonverbal expressions to show the speaker they are fully engaged. Through active listening healthcare professionals can build trust and respect […]

Virtual Training — Enhancing Active Listening Skills to Act on What Matters for Older Adults

Jan 29, 2022

Strong communication is important for establishing trust in a healthcare professional-patient relationship. Active listening skills can improve communication by encouraging the listener to focus their full attention on the speaker, and use both verbal and nonverbal expressions to show the speaker they are fully engaged. Through active listening healthcare professionals can build trust and respect […]

Virtual Forum — Illinois Community Health Worker Policy Update & How You Can Get Involved

Jan 27, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has emphasized the invaluable role that community health workers (CHWs) play in reducing health inequities by increasing knowledge and access to culturally competent health and wellness services within the communities they serve. In 2021, the Illinois General Assembly recognized the importance of CHWs by passing Illinois House Bill 158 and Senate Bill […]

Health & Medicine Forum for Justice in Health Policy Series

Jan 13, 2022

Mark your calendar for the virtual Health & Medicine Forum for Justice in Health Policy 2022 series. Our first Forum will launch in February, and we will be sending out invitations soon. If you are not on our mailing list, please sign up here in order to receive invitations to all of our 2022 Forums. […]


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