The Health Data for Action: Leveraging Health Data for Actionable Insights (Data Access Award) (HD4A) program will support innovative research that uses data from one of the following four data providers: the Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI), OptumLabs, CareJourney, or athenahealth. Applicants will write a proposal for relevant, innovative, and actionable research that uses the available data to answer important, policy-relevant questions. Successful applicants will receive access to these data, which are described in greater detail in the CFP. Prospective applicant informational webinar November 9, 2018 (1:30–3:00 p.m. ET). Registration is required. Deadline for receipt of brief proposals. December 14, 2018 (3 p.m. ET)
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The program is designed to encourage the use of NCHS data systems and programs by the health services research community in response to current health policy questions, and provide a basis for future health policy. Applicants may be at any stage in their career from doctoral students (who must have completed course work and be at the dissertation phase of their program) to senior investigators. Applications are due January 1, 2019.
To promote health equity and better life outcomes, these two $1 million grant initiatives from RWJF and the Urban Institute encourage community changemakers and leaders to use USALEEP data to advance innovative data visualizations and solutions. Call for Ideas for both challenges open on September 17, 2018. Applicants should submit their ideas via email to USALEEP@urban.org on or before Friday, November 16th by 3PM EST
The Case Comprehensive Cancer Center invites you to join fellow researchers, clinicians and community leaders at the 3rd Annual Cancer Disparities Symposium, “Eliminating Cancer Disparities: Staying the Course toward Collective Impact,” to be held Friday, March 1, 2019 at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. This event will showcase cutting-edge research, with a focus on reducing and eliminating disparities in cancer, going from bench-to-bedside-to-community and back. Our 2018 symposium attracted the attendance of 200 individuals, and promoted the exchange of ideas and collaborative opportunities among scientists, clinicians, government, and community representatives. We invite multidisciplinary researchers, community agencies and organizations to submit abstracts for presentation at the Symposium. Abstracts will be divided into two tracks: Scientific Research and Community Programs. Meritorious abstracts will be selected for oral presentations. Abstracts must be submitted via email (email@example.com) by 5pm EST on December 4, 2018.
Call for Abstracts: Chronic Disease and Disability section of the Western Social Science Association Annual ConferenceChristine Bachrach
The Chronic Disease and Disability section of the Western Social Science Association 61st Annual Conference April 24-27, 2019, in San Diego, California at the Manchester Grand Hyatt. You are welcome to submit an abstract of a paper, panel, or roundable for presentation. The Section on Chronic Disease and Disability (the precursor of the Society for Disability Studies) encourages research and papers on policies, problems, health issues, cultural representations, and experiences that involve people with disabilities and/or chronic illness. Abstracts due by December 1, 2018.
The Environmental Health Matters Initiative (EHMI) is seeking nominations for full committee members. Each committee member will attend ~3 in-person meetings per year and various conference calls.
On June 9-11, 2019 in Toronto, Ontario. The Carework Network is an international organization of scholars and advocates who focus on the caring work of individuals, families, communities, paid caregivers, social service agencies and state bureaucracies. Authors and organizers should submit a proposal of their paper, panel, or workshop by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org (by e-mail only) no later than December 1, 2018.
The International Journal of Care and Caring: Special Issue on the Changing Character of Carework: New Risks and ResponsibilitiesChristine Bachrach
This special issue will analyze both formal and informal carework in the context of the political, social, and economic changes and displacements that have produced the insecurities and risks that mark this period of late modernity. When submitting your abstract for the Global Summit, (by 12-1-18) please indicate in your email if you would like your paper to be considered for the special issue of the International Journal of Care and Caring. We will be inviting authors to submit a full paper for consideration in the special issue based on abstracts submitted to the Global Summit. Invitations should be made by January 31, 2019. Full papers will be due at the time of the conference.
Black Women and Public Health: Regenerative History, Practice, and Planning seeks to create an interdisciplinary dialogue that bridges gaps between researchers, practitioners, educators, and advocates. Black women’s work in public health is a regenerative practice. This collection is an opportunity for specialists and generalists to foster mutual understanding for the benefit of all. Deadline to submit is Tuesday January 16, 2019.
Papers are invited for a special issue of Research in the Sociology of Health Care on “Underserved and Socially Disadvantaged Groups and Linkages with Health and Health Care Differentials.” The issue will focus on macro-level system issues and micro-level issues involving the socially disadvantaged and underserved and other social factors as related to health and health care differentials. Send completed manuscripts or close to completed papers for review by December 3, 2018. Direct inquiries to Jennie.Kronenfeld@asu.edu.