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June 2017

Health Equity and the Built Environment: Engaging New Allies in Planning a Healthy City

June 7 @ 1:00 pm - September 13 @ 2:00 pm

This three-session webinar series is focused on the concept that place matters-that the physical environment can protect against or exacerbate health inequities. The series will center on the intersection of design, planning, community development, and public health, as well as the consequences of different urban design approaches on health equity. It will help people "see" their surroundings and their relationship to health with new eyes, as well as provide resources and tools for increased participation of community leaders and "non-designer"…

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August 2017

Incorporating health in transportation decisions

August 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Live Webinar,

About this Event: APHA believes in working with the transportation sector to create equitable and healthy transportation policies and practices. Since its release in 2015, the Transportation and Health Tool has been an online resource for public health and transportation professionals alike. Using this important tool, practitioners can learn how their states and metropolitan regions stack up against their peers in terms of key health and transportation indicators. In this webinar, you’ll hear transportation professionals promoting initiatives and efforts to…

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Value Based Payments- Social Determinants of Health Webinar

August 25 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Live Webinar,

About this Event On Friday, August 25 from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM the New York State Department of Health will be hosting a LIVE webinar outlining the Value Based Payment (VBP) Roadmap requirements related to Social Determinants of Health (SDH) and Community Based Organizations. The purpose of this webinar is to initiate dialogue and begin collaboration between New York State Department of Health, Office of Health Insurance Programs, plans, providers, and other VBP stakeholders related to developing VBP SDH…

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September 2017

Interorganizational Relationships and Public Health System Efforts to Address Prescription Drug Abuse | Research in Progress Webinar

September 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Live Webinar,

About this Event: Among the federal and state initiatives designed to combat the abuse and diversion of prescription pain medications, Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) are a promising policy mechanism to address the epidemic. Findings will be presented from a mixed methods study, designed to establish baseline knowledge about PDMPs’ functions, the interorganizational relationships that help or hinder their functioning within the public health and legal systems, and the legally established infrastructure variation that impacts their implementation and effectiveness. About…

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2017 Suicide Prevention Conference: Pillars of Prevention

September 18 @ 8:00 am - September 19 @ 5:00 pm

Last year, nearly 300 suicide prevention stakeholders joined together in Albany, NY for the first Annual New York State Suicide Prevention Conference. The NYS OMH Suicide Prevention Office and the Suicide Prevention Center of New York will host the 2nd conference September 18-19, 2017. The purpose of the conference is to promote collaboration across disciplines in the areas of research, surveillance, clinical and community interventions. This Call for Presentations & Posters will give preference to submissions in each of these…

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December 2017

Sponsoring Conference Participation in Support of Healthy Communities

December 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

A key goal of NYSHealth’s Building Healthy Communities priority area is to create healthy communities that lead to more New Yorkers of all ages eating healthy foods, being physically active, and having access to a range of programs that encourage healthy life choices. Through this Request for Proposals (RFP), NYSHealth will sponsor community-based organizations, health departments, and other low-resource organizations to attend and present at local, State, and national conferences related to building healthy communities

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