[Libs-Or] Upcoming webinars from the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM)

Carolyn M Martin martinc4 at uw.edu
Thu Apr 15 08:36:44 PDT 2021

Hello everyone,
The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) has some webinars coming up that may be of interest to you this month. All are free.

Social and Environmental Determinants of Maternal Health Disparities and a Roadmap to Effective Solutions
This Emerging Trends webinar series presentation will describe historical and contemporary pathways by which features of the physical and social environments likely contribute to maternal health disparities. Potential interventions along with priorities for future research will also be described. (eligible for 1 Medical Library Association CE credit) This session will not be recorded.
Presenter: Dr. Chandra L. Jackson is an Earl Stadtman Investigator who leads the Social and Environmental Determinants of Health Equity Research group in the Epidemiology Branch of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences with a joint appointment in the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities.
When: Tuesday, April 20 at 12:00 p.m. PT. Register<https://nnlm.gov/class/social-and-environmental-determinants-maternal-health-disparities-and-roadmap-effective>

Launching and Leading the Librarian Reserve Corps: Developing an agile librarian network in response to COVID-19
This is a webinar presentation on librarian visioning, leadership, management, and trial by fire. It provides a unique perspective on launching and leading an international network of librarian volunteers in a new role: emergency responders in the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants will learn about:

  *   the process of establishing an international network of volunteers from idea generation to implementation
  *   leadership successes
  *   "lessons" learned
Join the next PNR Rendezvous webinar to learn how Library Journal 2021 Librarians of the Year launched and lead an international network of librarian volunteers in a new role: emergency responders in the COVID-19 pandemic. Session will be recorded and made available 1-2 weeks from the live session. (eligible for 1 Medical Library Association CE credit) This session will be recorded.
Presenters: Elaine Hicks from Tulane University, Sara Loree from St. Luke's Health System, Stacy Brody from George Washington University

When: Wednesday, April 21 at 1:00 p.m. PT. Register<https://nnlm.gov/class/pnr-rendezvous-launching-and-leading-librarian-reserve-corps-developing-agile-librarian>

Tips and Tools for Closing the Digital Health Divide Webinar Series
Join NNLM All of Us, Wisconsin Health Literacy, and community subject experts to discover health literacy insights, best practices, videos and guides, designed for meaningful and effective engagement with diverse populations. These tips and tools for your health literacy toolkit are available in both English and Spanish. Attend one or all 4 sessions. (4 Medical Library Association CE credits if all sessions attended)

When: April 19, 20, 21, 22, 2021 from 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. PT. Learn more about each session and register<https://nnlm.gov/class/TipsandToolsApril>

Carolyn Martin, MLS, AHIP | Consumer Health Coordinator
NNLM Pacific Northwest Region
University of Washington Health Sciences Library
Box 357155
Seattle, WA 98195-7155
martinc4 at uw.edu<mailto:martinc4 at uw.edu>

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