“It is really important to establish partnerships within the community, and this has inspired me to want to do more and to find other resources to help those in the community.”
–Participant, National Community Convening 2007
There are many challenges facing community-based organizations and academic medical centers in reaching out to each other to build true collaborative partnerships. Building true partnerships requires understanding the historical and cultural barriers that have impeded such partnerships. The UCSF Center of Excellence has teamed up with Johnson & Johnson to offer an academic-community partnership program that explores the challenges, opportunities and power of strong academic-community partnerships. This program aims to enhance the progress of creating a new paradigm of academic-community partnerships.
For more information, please visit our website: http://coe.ucsf.edu/coe/acp
CREATING A 21ST CENTURY WOMEN’S HEALTH AGENDA FOR THE UNITED STATES
The National Women’s Health Agenda Taskforce is committed to ensuring that everyone has affordable, quality healthcare which ensures: Coverage of sex and gender-based quality health care for all women regardless of race, ethnicity, income level, age, sexual orientation, or and disability; Access to high quality, accessible, evidence-based information that will promote sound decision-making; and Emphasis on key prevention and health promotion strategies so often neglected by current programs. For more information: Download PDF.