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Join the Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO) for a Learning Collaborative (LC) to learn more about diabetes and pre-diabetes disparities among the Asian American community. Guest speakers from Joslin Diabetes Center’s Asian American Diabetes Initiative, Emory University, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, and University of California, Santa Cruz will share in-depth knowledge and effective strategies to support Asian American patients at health centers through non-clinical approaches. Participants will engage in peer learning to share challenges and promising practices.

The learning collaborative consists of four 90-minute sessions, held on Tuesdays in April and May at 7:00am-8:30am HT / 10:00-11:30am PT/ 1:00-2:30pm ET, with the following topics:

Section Dates and Topics:

  • Tuesday April 11: Understanding Diabetes Disparities for AA Patients
  • Tuesday April 18: The Importance of Community and Peer Support
  • Tuesday May 2: Promoting Mental Health, Wellness, and Balance for Patients and Communities
  • Tuesday, May 9: Food as Medicine, Food and Culture

Intended Participants:

Health centers, Primary Care Associations (PCAs), Health Center Controlled Networks (HCCN), and community organizations interested and/or invested in diabetes prevention and management for AAs.

Fee: No cost/free

Commitment: Accepted LC applicants are asked to attend a total of four learning sessions between April and May 2023. Sessions may include interactive activities and small breakout room discussions.

For more information about the “Non-Clinical Approaches to Empower Asian American Patients with Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes” Learning Collaborative, please email training@aapcho.org.

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