NEWS AND NOTES
Drs. Brindis and Irwin Speak at IOM Conference
NAHIC was represented by senior faculty Dr. Claire Brindis and Dr. Charles Irwin at the Institute of Medicine and National Research Council conference held in Washington, D.C. on May 7-8. The focus of the workshop was “Improving the Health, Safety, and Well-Being of Young Adults.” To view recordings of their presentations, please click here.
Jane Park Presents in ACA Webcast
Jane Park, MPH, NAHIC Project Coordinator, presented during a webcast on the impact of the ACA on adolescents and young adults, on Wednesday, May 22, 2013. Ms. Park began the webcast by reviewing issues in health and healthcare in for youth transitioning out of adolescence, as well as young adults’ health care utilization and access before the ACA was enacted in 2010. The webcast was hosted by the Youth Solutions Desk— Helping Youth Transition, a service of the Interagency Working Group for Youth Programs, managed by the National Resource Center for Youth Development through the Children’s Bureau. Her slides are available here.
Coming Soon: Resource pages on the ACA, Healthy People 2020, and Clinical Preventive Services for Adolescents and Young Adults!