Northern Virginia Area Health Education Center at Mason

Northern Virginia Area Health Education Center at Mason

NVAHEC Mason was initiated September 2017 by the Virginia Workforce Development Authority and locate

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We are excited to announce that the School of Nursing and MedStar Washington Hospital Center have established the Future Nurse Program to prepare nurses for clinical practice and to address critical nursing workforce shortages in the region. Learn more here: go.gmu.edu/FutureNurseProgram.

29/10/2022

Don't wait until after-holiday sales, become a VA MRC volunteer today!! Visit vvhs.vamrc.org to start your application 🌟

19/09/2022

VHWDA is excited to announce Harrison Hayes as its new Executive Director! Harrison has spent that last four years at VCU Health as the Director of Workforce Development. In 2021, VCU awarded him the Professional Integrity Award for his work in developing a workforce development model to help address regional labor needs. He has presented this model at the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities’ national conference and regularly represents health care industry in regional workforce development discussions. Harrison holds a Master of Education from VCU, and a Bachelor of Arts from Howard University.

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Students, join us for the second annual Healthcare Discovery Symposium June 14–16. The FREE virtual event is an exciting and informative multiday series that provides insight into various health career paths featuring career exploration, virtual tours, and more.
The conference will allow students to discover areas within healthcare and provide resources for individual career paths. Students interested in exploring opportunities in the healthcare field are encouraged to attend. To register, visit https://bit.ly/3sdNjp9

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The School of Nursing's Mason and Partners (MAP) Clinics are championing health equity with its practice and support of the uninsured and refugee community within Prince William and Fairfax counties. The bridge-care model free clinics provide health care, school physicals, screenings, and mental health services for vulnerable populations located in low income and medically underserved areas. The Clinics were recently honored for their innovation by Prince William County.

Learn more here: http://ow.ly/SeHw50IVZ4n.

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The Nursing Preceptor Incentive Program provides financial incentives for otherwise uncompensated preceptors of APRN students. Help solidify future funding for this program by registering now. Only one registration is needed per school year. https://tinyurl.com/yfr58p7f

Timeline photos 25/06/2021

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Join moderator Alison Cuellar, PhD, Professor and Director of the Health Policy Collaboratory, Department of Health Administration and Policy, for the "City Policy: Forming Unique Partnerships to Improve Health" panel in the Health Policy Summer Series on June 29 at 1 pm.

The panel will cover the following topics:

City Policy and Health: Catherine Patterson, MPP, Co-Executive Director, CityHealth.

The Armed Forces’ Role in Community Health Partnerships: Captain Kimberly Elenberg, RN, DNP, U.S. Department of Defense, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs.

Developing Collective Impact in Communities, Approaches and Lessons: William Hazel, MD, Senior Deputy Executive Director, Claude Moore Foundation.

To register, please visit: http://ow.ly/R8GS50Ffjq3.

The Washington Post-American Nurses Association and The Washingtonian Magazine Recognize Mason Nursing Excellence in Local Awards 14/05/2021

The Washington Post-American Nurses Association and The Washingtonian Magazine Recognize Mason Nursing Excellence in Local Awards

Northern Virginia AHEC P.I., Dr. Caroline Sutter, was selected as 2021 Star Nurses finalists by the Washington Post.

"With over one hundred nominees, the Washington Post and American Nurses Association (ANA) selected the top candidates who represent the “epitome of skill, professionalism, and care.”

There is no better description of Dr. Sutter. She is dedicated to her profession, her students, and to improving the lives of those most vulnerable in our communities. She is inspires all of us who work with her every day with her work ethic and compassion for others.

Congratulations, Dr. Sutter! Well deserved!

The Washington Post-American Nurses Association and The Washingtonian Magazine Recognize Mason Nursing Excellence in Local Awards Two local awards from The Washington Post-American Nurses Association and the Washingtonian Magazine recognize Mason alumni nurses in the 2021 Star Nurses finalists and the 50 Notable Nurses list.

5 Tips for Staying Motivated at the End of the Semester 21/04/2021

5 Tips for Staying Motivated at the End of the Semester

As the semester is winding down, we want to give some tips and tricks on how to finish off the semester strong. Comment below on how YOU stay motivated this time of year!

https://www.herzing.edu/blog/5-tips-staying-motivated-end-semester

5 Tips for Staying Motivated at the End of the Semester It’s that time of year again. Semester-long courses are coming to a close and your knowledge is about to be put to the test. As you try to fit in time to study for exams while dealing with work and family/personal commitments, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and discouraged.Here are five ways to h...

Kevin Cevasco Honored as CHHS Alumni of the Year 16/04/2021

Kevin Cevasco Honored as CHHS Alumni of the Year

Congratulations to Northern Virginia AHEC Advisory Board Member, Kevin Cevasco, for being named GMU's CHHS Alumni of the Year!
https://chhs.gmu.edu/news/2021-04/kevin-cevasco-honored-chhs-alumni-year

Kevin Cevasco Honored as CHHS Alumni of the Year George Mason University names Kevin Cevasco as the 2021 College of Health and Human Services Alumni of the Year. Read more about his time at Mason and commitment to health care accessibility throughout his career.

www.nphw.org 08/04/2021

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This week is National Public Health Week! We would like to thank all of our public health heroes for keeping us safe every day, especially during the pandemic. To get involved, and learn more about this week, please visit http://www.nphw.org/

www.nphw.org We may be physically distant from each other, but now it’s more important than ever to come together. That’s why our 2021 theme is “Building Bridges to Better Health.” 

Photos from Northern Virginia Area Health Education Center at Mason's post 31/03/2021

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NHSC Scholarship Program Overview | NHSC 31/03/2021

NHSC Scholarship Program Overview | NHSC

NHSC Scholarship Program Overview | NHSC National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program (NHSC SP) awards scholarships to students pursuing eligible primary care health professions training.In return, scholars commit to provide primary care health services in Health Professional Shorta...

Large crowd shows up for pop-up vaccine clinic in Manassas Park; 1,000 tickets went fast. 13/03/2021

Large crowd shows up for pop-up vaccine clinic in Manassas Park; 1,000 tickets went fast.

Inspired by the amazing work from our community partner, Mason And Partner (MAP) Clinic and the work that they do. We are honored to be able to help and collaborate with this this incredible team.

Large crowd shows up for pop-up vaccine clinic in Manassas Park; 1,000 tickets went fast. An unusual first come, first served COVID-19 vaccination clinic took place in Prince William County Friday, and tickets for the 1000 available doses were gone a little over an hour after it opened. George Mason University’s Mason and Partners Clinic ran the event at the Manassas Park Community...

National Nutrition Month 11/03/2021

National Nutrition Month

This month is National Nutrition Month! In week 2, we want to show how fun and beneficial planning your meals each week can be! Some tips presented by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics include:

1) Use a grocery list to shop for healthy foods.
2) Be menu-savvy when dining out or ordering takeout.
3) Choose healthful recipes to make during the week.
4) Fuel for school or work with a healthy breakfast.
5) Enjoy healthful snacks!

Visit https://www.eatright.org/food/resources/national-nutrition-month for more tips, games and activities to celebrate the power of healthy eating this month!

National Nutrition Month National Nutrition Month® is a nutrition education and information campaign created annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

GAHEC 08/03/2021

GAHEC

Please join us on March 26th for "El Futuro La Mesita Webinar: The Latino Soul in Grief: Reflections on Loss, Sorrow, and Ritual", a free, 90 minute webinar put on by El Futuro and Greensboro AHEC. This interactive webinar will address culturally informed theoretical and clinical conceptualizations of loss, sorrow, and mourning as markers for the Latino soul in grief. Fore more information, and to sign up, please visit the link below. Hope to "see" you there!
https://www.gahec.org/courses-and-events/65524/el-futuro-la-mesita-webinar-the-latino-soul-in-grief-reflections-on-loss-sorrow-and-ritual

GAHEC Greensboro Area Health Education Center 1200 North Elm Street Greensboro, NC 27401 | (336) 832-8025 Monday-Friday | 8:30pm - 5:00pm

National Nutrition Month 02/03/2021

National Nutrition Month

Did you know March is National Nutrition Month? This week we want to highlight eating a variety of nutritious foods each day! This includes:
1) Eating healthful foods from all food groups.
2) Hydrate heathfully.
3) Learn how to read Nutrition Facts Panels.
4) Avoid distractions white eating.
5) Take time to enjoy your food!

Visit https://www.eatright.org/food/resources/national-nutrition-month to learn more tips and tricks of how to eat a healthy, balanced meal!

National Nutrition Month National Nutrition Month® is a nutrition education and information campaign created annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

23/02/2021

Our Health Hero this week is Patricia Bath! Bath, born in Harlem, was the first African American to complete residency in ophthalmology and the first African American women to treat a medical patient. Bath also invented the Laserphaco Probe for cataract treatment in 1986.

Bath accomplished so much in her time, as did many Black and African American Health professionals! Do you know of any?? Let us know in the comments!

Featured Psychologists: Mamie Phipps Clark, PhD, and Kenneth Clark, PhD 16/02/2021

Featured Psychologists: Mamie Phipps Clark, PhD, and Kenneth Clark, PhD

In honor of Black History month, we want to bring recognition to a health hero couple! Mamie Phipps Clark was the first African American woman to earn her doctorate degree in psychology from Columbia University. Kenneth Bancroft Clark was the first ever black president of the American Psychological Association. The Clarks are known for the "Doll Study" which provided evidence in favoring of ending school based segregation and proving that it was harm to black children mental health.

Want to read more? Check out what APA has to say. https://www.apa.org/pi/oema/resources/ethnicity-health/psychologists/clark

Featured Psychologists: Mamie Phipps Clark, PhD, and Kenneth Clark, PhD Mamie Phipps Clark, PhD, and Kenneth Clark, PhD were the first African Americans to obtain their doctorate degrees in psychology from Columbia University, opened the Northside Center for Child Development in 1946, and testified as expert witnesses in the Brown vs. Board of Education case in 1954, ma...

14/02/2021

We have more than 120 people working at a vaccination clinic today - nurses, pharmacists, physicians, wheelchair pushers, logistics strategists, safety staff, volunteers and more. Today's ice storm did not get in the way of our efforts to vaccinate Fairfax!

Vaccination clinic at EagleBank Arena brings relief, hope to Fairfax County 10/02/2021

Vaccination clinic at EagleBank Arena brings relief, hope to Fairfax County

George Mason University partnered with the Fairfax Health Department last weekend to provide 1,300 at-risk individuals with the COVID-19 vaccine. Click the link below to read about the uplifting spirit that was sighted throughout the clinic!
https://www2.gmu.edu/news/2021-02/vaccination-clinic-eaglebank-arena-brings-relief-hope-fairfax-county

Vaccination clinic at EagleBank Arena brings relief, hope to Fairfax County About 1,300 people who came to EagleBank Arena Friday and Saturday, Feb. 5-6, received the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine through a clinic run by the Fairfax County Health Department.

EmPOWERED Black Women and Well-Being Roundtable 08/02/2021

EmPOWERED Black Women and Well-Being Roundtable

February is American Heart Month, and there are TONS of digital educational experiences available on heart.org, including "EmPOWERED Black Women and Well-Being Roundtable" at 7:30 PM CT on Feb. 25th. Be sure to mark it on your calendar, and we'll "see" you there! https://youtu.be/1FoVd3sEu6k

EmPOWERED Black Women and Well-Being Roundtable This virtual experience is the first in a collaborative series between EmPOWERED to Serve and Go Red for Women and will be moderated by Amy Dubois Barnett, V...

17 African American Public Health Heroes You Need To Know | NYU School of Global Public Health 03/02/2021

17 African American Public Health Heroes You Need To Know | NYU School of Global Public Health

February is Black History Month and in honor of this, we will be featuring a Black public health hero each week. To kick off the month, we have a great article by NYU's School of Global Public Health highlighting 17 African American Public Health Heroes that you should know about!

https://publichealth.nyu.edu/events-news/news/2020/02/27/17-african-american-public-health-heroes-you-need-know

17 African American Public Health Heroes You Need To Know | NYU School of Global Public Health February 27, 2020 17 African American Public Health Heroes You Need To Know As Black History Month comes to a close, it is important to reflect on the many achievements made by African Americans in the past, as well as how we can all play a role in improving the lives of the African American communi...

01/02/2021

Today is the first day of American Heart Month! Below is a calendar of activities to do to work towards a healthy heart. Comment down below what you are doing to keep your heart healthy!

Timeline photos 14/09/2020

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Drs. Rebecca and Caroline Sutter will be leading a networking round table discussion called T.I.E.S. (Together Inspiring an Ecosystem of Success) at the upcoming Women Building Bio conference Sept. 16 @ 12:20-12:45pm. They will discuss their work as co-directors of the Mason and Partners Clinics-- interprofessional clinics serving the uninsured and refugee communities in Northern Virginia--and in Mason's School of Nursing.


Learn more about the conference: https://www.vabio.org/page/WBB2020

Timeline photos 05/08/2020

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Help us get to 1,000! As of August 3, there were 968 NPs with autonomous practice licenses in VA. This licensure allows you to practice and volunteer without collaborative agreements or ratios and provides flexibility for the future. Apply at https://tinyurl.com/y5val9y8

13/05/2020

Attn: Safety Net Providers...there's still time to register for Friday's Town Hall to learn more about statewide resources available to small businesses and nonprofits.

https://vhwdavirtual.eventbrite.com

04/05/2020

Get help with medical school loans. Apply to one of the NHSC loan repayment programs. Deadline to apply is May 21. Use this resource to determine your eligibility.

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