Health Information Outreach and Community Engagement:
Lessons Learned from the Experts
Thursday, February 12, 2009 / 2 – 3:30 PM
Engaging your community with health information outreach projects is rewarding, meaningful work. Come learn from the experiences of experts in health information outreach and community engagement. Each speaker has led a successful health information outreach subcontract from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine/ New England Region. The program is intended for anyone interested in pursuing funding or interested in learning more about how to engage the local community in effective health information outreach.
*Earn 1.5 Medical Library Association CE units
Beth Schneider, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Project: Access to Resources for Community Health (ARCH) / Head Start CAPIC Collaboration
Marianne Burke, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Project: Connecting Patients, Providers, and the Community with Quality Health Information Outreach
Anne Conner, Littleton Regional Hospital, Littleton, NH
Project: Northern New Hampshire Health Information Outreach
a) Learn about three successful health information outreach projects
b) Learn how to plan and implement a successful health information outreach project
c) Know about the process of applying for funding from the NN/LM
d) Be aware of the rewards and challenges of conducting a health information outreach project
e) Gain knowledge about project evaluation
Registration is free and on a first come, first serve basis. Session will be limited to fifty participants.
To register, please contact Martha Pearson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In your email please include:
- Institution / address with zip code / phone / e-mail
- Name of the program (Health Information Outreach and Community Engagement: Lessons Learned from the Experts).
Details of how to access the teleconference and Adobe Connect session will be forwarded at registration.