Weitzman Staff Attend AcademyHealth Conference

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Weitzman Institute staff attended AcademyHealth’s recent Annual Research Meeting in Washington, DC, to learn about the latest research related to health care and the healthcare system. Senior Health Policy Manager Brandon Azevedo and Project Manager Idiana Velez presented posters during the conference highlighting two Weitzman Institute projects: Addressing the Health and Health-Related Social Needs of […]

Weitzman Institute Primary Care Award Recipients Announced at Symposium

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The inaugural Weitzman Institute Primary Care Awards recipients were announced at the 2022 Weitzman Virtual Symposium on Wednesday, May 4. These awards recognize teams and organizations that have been innovative leaders in primary care practice, applied research, training and education, and policy. The recipients are: Primary Care Practice Impact Award: NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H), […]

Weitzman Studies Embedding Prescription for Play in Well-Child Visits

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A pilot study conducted through a collaboration between Community Health Center, Inc.’s (CHC’s) Weitzman Institute and The LEGO® Group has found that providers and caregivers experienced a considerable change in knowledge about why play is important and providers experienced a change in how regularly they introduce learning through play to pediatric families, among other key […]

Weitzman Examines Rise of ACEs during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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A new policy brief from the Weitzman Institute looks at how the health, social, and economic impact of COVID-19 may result in an increase in adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), especially in our most vulnerable populations, and discusses the public health responses needed to effectively address ACEs in our communities. The brief builds upon Weitzman Institute […]