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Applying for NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Award

Class Details

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR) is pleased to announce the availability of funding through NLM’s partnership with the NIH All of Us Research Program, part of the Precision Medicine Initiative. Through this collaboration, NNLM’s Regional Medical Libraries and National Offices will focus on raising awareness about All of Us and improving public access to high quality health information in communities throughout the United States, specifically by working with public libraries.

The purpose of the NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Award is to fund public library programming to increase awareness of and education on health topics incorporating National Library of Medicine and/or NNLM health information resources (e.g., MedlinePlus, Genetics Home Reference), with a particular focus on the public health priorities of their community and programs for underserved populations. Projects under this award should broaden access to and awareness of health information resources, aim to increase health literacy for the general public in their service community, and raise awareness of the All of Us Research Program.

The call for applications is listed on MAR's funding page. Applications are due November 9 (for projects between $20,000 and $50,000) and November 16 (for projects up to $19,000). If funded, all projects must be completed by April 30, 2019.

The webinar will include a presentation of background information about the NNLM partnership with the All of Us Research Program, information about the NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network, and opportunities for involvement. There will also be space to ask questions about the program, funding, and potential health programming ideas.

Due to award eligibility, this webinar is only open to NNLM members in PA, NY, NJ and DE.

Class Date:
Region/Office: MAR
Oct 18, 2018
10:00AM - 11:00AM ET
Instructor(s):
Kate Flewelling, MLIS, Executive Director
Veronica Leigh Milliner, All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator
Continuing Education Credits: 
0
This class is now closed to registrants.

Class Overview

NNLM MAR collaborates with Network members, advisory groups and partner organizations to sponsor symposia or professional development activities that address current trends in the healthcare landscape and their impact on information access.


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Not a Member? Take a moment to consider submitting an application. Member benefits include:

  • Eligibility for funding
  • Free training opportunities
  • Access to free educational and print materials
  • Opportunities for partnership

Please feel free to send any questions by email to nnlmmar@pitt.edu.