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A Practitioner's Guide for Advancing Health Equity is a resource for practitioners, partners, and stakeholders working to advance health equity through community health interventions. While health disparities can be addressed at multiple levels, this guide focuses on policy, systems, and environmental improvements designed to improve the places where people live, learn, work, and play.

The Compendium of Publicly Available Datasets is a resource of publicly available data pertinent to research and programs aiming to end health disparities. The Compendium is available to all interested parties, from researchers to lay persons, gathering information on populations affected by specific health outcomes. 

The Health Disparities Tool summarizes health disparities and displays changes in health disparities over time for measurable, population-based Healthy People 2020 objectives with available data.

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) and National Healthcare Disparities Report (NHDR) measure trends in effectiveness of care, patient safety, timeliness of care, patient centeredness, and efficiency of care. The reports present, in chart form, the latest available findings on quality of and access to health care.

The Office of Minority Health Resource Center (OMHRC) recently held a Capacity Building Webinar on April 25, 2013 entitled, Technical Assistance: Foundations of Grant Writing. For the latest tips to improve grantsmanship, the archived webinar, transcript, and PowerPoint slides are available online.

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The National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review (CSR) provides insight to the review process, or 'study session', of NIH grant applications. Learn what happens during a study session and tips about how to improve your application process.

Learn about Mendeley - one of the fastest growing tools for academic social networking, bibliographic manage-ment and scholarly communication; and explore Data Repositories - what they are, and how they can help you in researching.Presented by Jonathan Cain, Reference Librarian. This presentation was organized by the Gene Center and the RCMI Translational Research Network (RTRN).
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Get a crash course in Open Access publishing and learn how you and your cross-institutional collaborators can benefit from publishing your papers in open access systems. Presented by Brian Lym, Science Reference Librarian. This presentation was organized by the Gene Center and the RCMI Translational Research Network (RTRN).
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Learn how to create and manage large collections of digital resources; organize and share collaborative projects; and select and use research/citation management.Presented by Brian Lym, Science Reference Librarian.
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Learn more about Hunter College's research guide website and RefWorks. Presented by Jonathan Cain, Reference Librarian.
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