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D.C. will Eliminate Fees at City’s Fitness Centers in 2016

Mayor Muriel Bowser speaks in this October file photo. Her office announced Wednesday that fees at city-run fitness centers will be eliminated next year. (Paul Morigi/Getty Images )

Mayor Muriel Bowser speaks in this October file photo. Her office announced Wednesday that fees at city-run fitness centers will be eliminated next year. (Paul Morigi/Getty Images )

December 30, 2015

SOURCE: The Washington Post

Fulfilling a New Year’s resolution to exercise more in 2016 just got cheaper for D.C.



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School-Based Health Alliance Releases SBHC Census Report and Children’s Health & Education Mapping Tool

school-based-health-allianceThe School-Based Health Alliance (SBHA) just released 2 exciting products:



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UNITY Consortium Adolescent Vaccination QI Study – Recruiting Practices, Can Your Organization Help?

unity-logoUnity Consortium is inviting practices to apply for participation in an important new study, the “Pursuit of the Three Cs: Confident, Concise, and Consistent Physician Recommendations for Adolescent Vaccines”. Potential benefits for participating and study highlights include:

  • Improve adolescent immunization quality metrics performance
  • Improved outcomes from healthcare provider-parent/teen vaccination dialogue
  • Multi-faceted communications guidance (“best practice”) for delivering clear, confident and concise vaccination recommendations
  • On-site training expert and research assistant to work with your practice staff
  • Data collection to track progress and evaluate impact of intervention

Unity Consortium welcomes an opportunity to discuss this groundbreaking study with interested practices.

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Free Webinar, Providing Immediate Postpartum LARC

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Register now for our free webinar, Providing Immediate Postpartum LARC, led by Katharine O’Connell White, MD, MPH, on Thursday, January 21, 2016, 3:00-4:00 ET. Dr. White will review the efficacy and safety of immediate postpartum initiation of IUDs and the contraceptive implant, and current resources available to implement supportive institutional policies.

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Enhancing Resilience and Recovery for Military Families: CME Opportunity

DC AAP members are invited to join the Potomac Chapter of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry on Wednesday, January 27th for a CME-accredited presentation by Patricia Lester, M.D. on Enhancing Resilience and Recovery for Veterans and their Families Through Integrated Family-Centered Behavioral Health Care.

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The event will feature Patricia Lester, M.D., the Nathanson Family Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior.

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Imaging of Child Abuse CME course February 26-28, 2016

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You are invited to attend “Imaging of Child Abuse: Exam Room, Reading Room, and Court Room,” that will be held February 26-28, 2016 at the beautiful Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista and allows participants specially priced tickets to Disney activities!

Co-sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Society for Pediatric Radiology, this is the only course that specifically targets physicians who are interested in learning more about the medical evaluation of child abuse.

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