Indigenous Perspective on Aging and Policy with Dr. Poki'i Balaz
On April 25, 2023, the Center for Health Policy hosted a seminar titled, "Indigenous Perspective on Aging and Policy," by Dr. Poki'i Balaz. This was co-sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association Aloha Chapter, Columbia World Projects, Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Program, and Hawai'i Pacific Gerontological Society.
Nurse State Legislators: A Briefing with Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long and Darlene J. Curley
On February 13, 2023, the Center for Health Policy, alongside the Biden Institute and the University of Delaware School of Nursing, hosted a panel discussion on nursing, policy, and advocacy. Panelists included Dr. Bethany Hall-Long, Dr. Darlene J. Curley, and Dr. Ross Frommer. Please click here for the map and bar graph that Dr. Darlene J. Curley presented regarding the recent data and trends on nurse state legislators. Lastly, please click here for the ANA 2023 Report on Nurse Legislator Numbers and Trends.
Healthy Policy, Anti-Trans Legislation, and the Fall of Roe
Columbia Nursing’s Center for Sexual and Gender Minority Health Research and Center for Health Policy hosted a panel on November 16, 2022, entitled “Attack on bodily autonomy: Healthy Policy, Anti-Trans Legislation, and the Fall of Roe.” The expert panel discussed the ways in which policies restricting abortion rights and trans rights are inextricably linked.
The Future of Nursing Home Quality
On April 13, 2022, the Center for Health Policy, the Center for Improving Palliative Care in Vulnerable Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions, and the Alumni Association hosted an expert panel discussion titled “Policy Dialogue for the Future of Nursing Home Quality.” The expert panel discussed the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, & Medicine’s recently released report, “The Quality of Care in Nursing Homes,” which examines how our nation delivers, regulates, finances and measures quality of nursing home care, including the long-standing challenges brought to light by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Future of Nursing 2020-2030 Report
Columbia Nursing and New-York Presbyterian hosted a panel discussion “The Future of Nursing 2020-2030 Report: Charting a Path to Achieving Health Equity” on June 2, 2021. The expert panel discussed the goals of the National Academy of Medicine’s recently released study, which charts a course for the next decade of the nursing profession.