California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine Educational Resources
A curated list of learning resources for general and professional audiences.
Episode 7: The Heart of Health Equity
TIn celebration of Black History Month, host Ashlei A. Rodgers, MPH interviews Ruth Clements, Vice President and General Manager of Infectious Disease at Quest Diagnostic and Quest for Health Equity. Hear their candid conversation on the lessons learned from Quest Diagnostic’s COVID-19 testing efforts, the importances of addressing the digital divide, reflecting on the Black Lives Matter movement as a Black executive in corporate America.
AIM-AHEAD Technical Assistance Webinar
The NIH hosted a technical webinar to discuss the Research Opportunity Announcement for the AI/ML Consortium to Advance Health Equity and Researcher Diversity (AIM-AHEAD) program. Learn more about AIM-AHEAD at https://bit.ly/nih-aim-ahead.
AAAS DEI 2021 Annual Report: Nurturing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Scientific Enterprise
AAAS expanded this year's report to share updates on the three tracks outlined in our action plans. Track one includes demographic reporting; track two refers to AAAS' external advocacy and programs designed to bolster DEI across the scientific enterprise; and track three includes our internal DEI actions.
Addressing Personalized Medicine’s Complexity Problem
A complex disease like Parkinson’s often requires therapy that is equally complex, such as deep brain stimulation. However, access and quality of complex care is limited by the clinical workflows needed to deliver the insight necessary for innovation.
How to Achieve Better Research and Patient Insights based on a Billion Real World Datapoints
You need real-world, evidence-based data that can be evaluated and cross-referenced against itself to craft the best detection, prevention and treatment plans possible for your patients.
Community Guide to Precision Health
Community Guide to Precision Health from Stanford's SPHERE (Stanford Precision Health for Ethnic and Racial Equity)
More Than a Number
Created by The Personalized Medicine Coalition, More Than a Number provides accessible education about genetic testing and personalized treatments.
NIH-AAMC Webinar on the All of Us Research Program - Participant Centered Precision Medicine
An in-depth look at the historic effort to advance precision medicine through All of Us Research Program, which aims to gather data from one million or more people living in the United States.
The Journal of Precision Medicine Webinars
Selection of webinars from the Journal of Precision Medicine covering topics of clinical trial monitoring during COVID-19, and clinical use cases regarding pharmacogenomic tests.
All of Us Research Program: Participant Centered Precision Medicine
Discussing the critical role of academic medicine in engaging a diverse community of participants in this effort and in driving the research that will lead to individualized prevention, treatment, and care. Presented by NIH-AAMC.
Will Precision Medicine Work For Me? Advances and Challenges in Cancer Research
Precision medicine is an emerging approach in cancer treatment and prevention. Its central principle revolves around the ability to identify personal gene characteristics and match them to specific treatment options. The advances and challenges of precision medicine in cancer care are discussed.
Pursuing Data on COVID-19: The Health Inequity Multiplier
Webinar from the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine about how COVID-19 is affecting communities of color.
Public Health Strategies: COVID-19 and the Central Valley
The partners at the Rural Health Equity And Learning Collaborative (HEAL) highlight Central Valley residents' health in light of the pandemic, including the mental health of vulnerable communities, the barriers faced by migrant workers, community contact tracing for disease control, and the need to reshape public health infrastructure from the ground up in rural communities.
UC Davis COVID-19 CBS Capstone Lab - Town Halls
This unique course provides students with a truly interdisciplinary perspective on how modern biology through a diverse number of approaches can inform our decisions in this crises and help plan for future interventions to lessen the impact of viral epidemics.
A Smarter, More Precise Way to Think About Public Health
Oncologist Dr. Sue Desmond-Hellmann is using an approach to public health that incorporates big data, consumer monitoring, gene sequencing, and other innovations to solve the world's most difficult medical problems. The goal: to save lives by bringing the right interventions to the right populations at the right time.
How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime
Groundbreaking TEDMED talk by pediatrician Dr. Nadine Burke Harris about the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) throughout the lifetime.
ACE Response - Webinar Series
Series of recorded webinars hosted by the New York State Parenting Education Partnership (NYSPEP) and presented by Heather Larkin, PhD, Associate Professor at the University at Albany School of Social Welfare.
Imaging the Brain for Precision Mental Health
In this TEDXYouth talk, Dr. Olga Tymofiyeva explains how MRI sequences can be applied in preventing mental health disorders from developing and how we can improve the treatment of mental illnesses on a personal level, based on each person's brain structure.
National Health Council Webinars
Ongoing series of webinars from the National Health Council. Past events are archived.
National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health: 75th Annual Meeting
Open Session of the 75th meeting of the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health (NACCIH) held virtually on 9/25/20. The agenda includes presentations from the Director of the Center, Helene Langevin, MD, the NCCIH Intramural Director's Report, and the updated NACCIH 2021-2026 Strategic Plan.
Genetics, Genomics, and Precision Medicine: Past, Present, and Future
This webinar gives an overview of the topics of genetics and genomics. Guest speaker: Jean-Paul Courneya, genomic data scientist at the Health Sciences and Human Services Library at the University of Maryland Baltimore
Genomics & Precision Health Events and Multimedia Library
A regularly updated collection of podcasts, videos, slides, and other CDC events relevant to genomics and public health.
Advancing Precision Health: The Opportunity That is Pharmacogenomics
This Continuing Education program will provide the learner an overview of precision health and how pharmacogenomics can improve medication management in various disciplines such as pain management, drug-related hypersensitivities, cardiovascular disease, and depression.
Courses from the NIH Office of Research on Women's Health
ORWH e-learning courses give users a thorough and up-to-date understanding of sex and gender influences on health and disease and NIH requirements on factoring sex as a biological variable into research designs. Users will be able to apply this knowledge when designing and conducting research or interpreting evidence for clinical practice.
Data Science in Stratified Healthcare and Precision Medicine
Offered by The University of Edinburgh. In this course, you will learn about some of the different types of data and computational methods involved in stratified healthcare and precision medicine. You will have a hands-on experience of working with such data. And you will learn from leaders in the field about successful case studies. Topics include: (i) Sequence Processing, (ii) Image Analysis, (iii) Network Modelling, (iv) Probabilistic Modelling, (v) Machine Learning, (vi) Natural Language Processing, (vii) Process Modelling and (viii) Graph Data.
Precision Medicine and Genomics CME: Understanding Implications and Applications
Recognize the full potential of genomics and precision medicine in health and health care. Understand the opportunities of genomics and precision medicine for your practice with a tailored approach to health care that accounts for individual variability in genes, environment and lifestyle. With this self-paced CME course, learn about the many ways these techniques and innovations can help improve patient care with a focus on applications for healthy individuals, cancer care, conception, cardiovascular health and diagnostic testing.
HI-FIVE - Precision Medicine: Part 1
HI-FIVE (Health Informatics For Innovation, Value & Enrichment) Training is a 12-hour online course designed by Columbia University in 2016, with sponsorship from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC).
Case Studies in Personalized Medicine
A series of case studies will be used to illustrate principles of how genetics are being brought to bear on refining diagnoses and on personalizing treatment in rare and common diseases. The ethical and operational issues around how to implement large scale genomic sequencing in clinical practice will be addressed.
Community-Led Initiatives for Population Health Improvement: A Workshop
Presentations and discussions on community-led action around population health improvement, including the social determinants of health.
COVID-19 Webinar Series
The COVID-19 Webinar Series was launched in March 2020 to provide health care professionals and policymakers with comprehensive insights into the status of our pandemic response and to present solution-focused conversations about remaining gaps in the system that must be addressed moving forward.
COVID-19 and HIV: Webinar Series
The International AIDS Society (IAS) organized this series of webinars on COVID-19 and HIV to discuss the pandemic's impact on people living with HIV. The goal was to provide an opportunity for discussion around the latest science, in addition to sharing best practices on COVID-19 and HIV between countries at different stages of the pandemic, especially lower- and middle-income countries.
Sharing, Discovering and Citing COVID-19 Data and Code
Open science and the timely sharing of research data have played a critical role in advancing understanding of COVID-19. Researchers will have an opportunity to hear from multiple generalist repositories about the ways each repository is supporting discoverability and reusability of COVID-19 data and associated code.
COVID-19, the Brain, and Mental Health: Weighing the Direct and Indirect Effects
Watch a live, open-access discussion about recent findings on the direct and indirect impacts of the virus on the health and function of the nervous system.
The Need for Consistent Terms for Testing in Precision Medicine
White paper developed by a multi-stakeholder working group of patient advocacy organizations, professional societies, pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies, and laboratories provides recommendations for adoption of consistent plain language terms for biomarker and germline genetic testing that are applicable across cancer types to help eliminate patient confusion about testing for precision medicine.
Bringing Precision Medicine to Prevention: HealthySteps, Toxic Stress and the HERO Program
HealthySteps National Director Rahil Briggs, PsyD, presents the latest science to incorporate biomarker measurement in pediatric primary care, bringing precision medicine, long restricted to fields like oncology and endocrinology, to integrated behavioral health in pediatric primary care.
CDC Clinician Outreach and Communication Activities
During Clinician Outreach and Communication Activities (COCA) calls/webinars, subject matter experts present key emergency preparedness and response topics, followed by meaningful Q&A with participants. Each COCA session offers the most up to date information and guidance for clinicians. Continuing Education is available for most sessions.
Decentralization: The Evolution of Clinical Trial Design
Traditional clinical trials come with challenges for both patients and organizers, including low recruitment and retention rates that threaten the quality of clinical trials. Decentralization represents an evolution to a new standard in clinical trial design, allowing organizers to take a more patient-centric approach that results in better outcomes for both patients and organizers.
Lean Six Sigma Virtual Green Belt Training
The Office of Logistics and Acquisition Operations (OLAO) at NIH will host a four-day virtual Green Belt level training course for federal employees on Lean Six Sigma, a process improvement methodology, to help you address challenges in your daily workload.
UC Davis Health Equity Resources and Outreach
UC Davis and UC Davis Health identify, classify, create, and share a variety of resources in support of health equity in research. You will find links to internal UC Davis resources, useful websites, materials focused on integrating adolescents and young adults in research, forming or joining a research advisory board, a compilation of items on health equity data, and tools and strategies for searching databases and building data strategies.
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