Massachusetts Area Health Education Center Network

Subscribe to RSS - Massachusetts Area Health Education Center Network

Medical interpretation expert co-authors CITI Program module on obtaining consent from non-English-speaking study populations

A UMass Medical School expert on medical interpretation and cultural competency has co-authored an advanced Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program) module to instruct researchers on strategies to obtain informed consent from potential study participants who do not speak English well. 

UMass Medical School survey finds community health center physicians mission-driven but notes continued challenges with long-term commitment

A UMass Medical School survey of primary care physicians (PCPs) at Massachusetts community health centers (CHCs) finds a workforce more prepared to practice in a health center through training while also citing concerns of an aging workforce, according to an article in the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.

UMass Medical School working with Connecticut on initiative to integrate community health workers into health care system

UMass Medical School is consulting on the development of an evaluation plan to help guide a Connecticut State Innovation Model (SIM) initiative integrating community health workers into Connecticut’s health care delivery and payment systems.

UMass Medical School experts to present on teaching medical and nursing students about race, power and population health at Association of Clinicians for the Underserved conference

UMass Medical School experts will present on educating medical and advanced practice nursing students about race, power and privilege in clinical settings and how partnerships can help when teaching population health at the Association of Clinicians for the Underserved’s annual conference July 31 through Aug. 3 at the Four Seasons in Washington, D.C.