Join Maryland Philanthropy Network for a conversation at the nexus of education and health. Together, we will explore how schools are responding to children in mental health crisis, how those students are being supported, what this looks like in practice, and ways the philanthropic community can be supportive.
Please join Maryland Philanthropy Network’s Health Funders and Aging Affinity Groups for our first program in a new Mental Health Series. This session will focus on the correlation of the significant increase in diagnosis of dementia felt within communities of color and chronic stress caused by determinants of health. Our guest speakers will also present on new drug therapies (including the controversial Aducnumab), current research, legislative recommendations for Maryland to develop a data-driven, multi-year plan to meet the cognitive and behavioral challenges of the elder boom.
Open Society Institute (OSI) Baltimore was recently awarded a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation to pilot strategies to close the vaccination gaps among communities of color, which have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Join this conversation with Scott Nolen, director of the Addiction and Health Equity program at OSI-Baltimore to discuss the Equity-First Vaccination Initiative, what we currently know about vaccine decision-making, and to talk about opportunities to leverage or pool our resources to ensure that every Baltimore resident has meaningful access to empirically accurate information and vaccination plan that suits their needs. Jennifer White of the Horizon Foundation will present on findings from a national study on COVID vaccine decision making in communities of color including local findings from Howard County.
We know this past year and the months ahead have been beyond challenging for the healthcare community and that actions on our part have been crucial to supporting vital health services and the hardworking staff behind them.
Please join the Behavioral Health Funders Group where we will hear from Ann Ciekot from National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence; Adrienne Breidenstine and Stacey Jefferson from Behavioral Health System Baltimore; an
Please join Maryland Philanthropy Network Members for a conversation with healthcare advocates, Vinny DeMarco and Suzanne Schlattman from the Maryland Health Care for All Coalition. Our speakers will share update
Please join us for a conversation with Barbara J. Bazron, Ph.D, Deputy Secretary of the Behavioral Health Administration (BHA). Dr.
The mission of Maryland’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Behavioral Health Administration (BHA) is to develop an integrated process for planning, policy and services to ensure a coordinated quality system of care is available to individ
Maryland Philanthropy Network members are invited to gain a better understanding of healthcare financing in Maryland through a briefing by Donna Kinzer, Executive Director and Steve Ports, Deputy Director of the
Funders are invited to a sharing session to meet new chairs of the Health Funder Affinity Group, Terry Staudenmaier, Abell Foundation and Hosanna Asfaw-Means, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield and to share their gran
Community Health Centers serve as the primary medical home for more than 27 million people in 9,800 rural and urban communities across America.
Please join the Health Funders Group for a wrap-up from this year’s legislative session. Topics will include the Medicaid Supports Maryland campaign, efforts to make prescription drugs more affordable, state-level rules to protect the affordability and viability of the public health insurance marketplace, and other challenges and opportunities in healthcare policy.
Please join the Behavioral Health Funders Group to hear outcomes from this year's legislative session. We will hear from the following organizations: National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Maryland Chapter, Mental Health Maryland Philanthropy Network of Maryland and Behavioral Health System Baltimore.
Baltimore Mental Health Systems (BMHS) and Baltimore Substance Abuse Systems (bSAS) will discuss crisis care for Baltimore City residents with mental health and/or substance use disorders.
Maryland Philanthropy Network members work to improve health outcomes for Marylanders through strategic investments in the context of a seven billion dollars annual state budget for public health. On May 26, welcome back Dr. Joshua M.
Maryland Philanthropy Network Members are invited to learn more about Baltimore City Health Department legislative agenda for 2017.