If you're looking for information on community engagement in an academic health center, here are some helpful resources:
Defining Community Engagement
Embracing a shared definition of community engagement is important. The UNMC Office of Community Engagement follows the definition of community engagement established by the Carnegie Foundation. View the established definition.
Community Engagement Model
Community Engagement in Academic Health Centers looks a little different than the general world of higher academia. You are probably more engaged than you think you are! Read more about the practical model for community engagement in academic health centers.
Community Engagement and Academic Health Centers
Looking for more information on community engagement specifically in an academic health center? Check out these resources to get more information.
- Shifting Academic Health Centers From a Culture of Community Service to Community Engagement and Integration
- Linking Practice-Based Research Networks and Clinical and Translational Science Awards: New Opportunities for Community Engagement by Academic Health Centers
- Aligning the Goals of Community-Engaged Research: Why and How Academic Health Centers Can Successfully Engage with Communities to Improve Health
- Population Health and the Academic Medical Center: The Time Is Right
Community Engagement in Patient Health
Involving patients and the community when conducting research is essential. In this article, you'll learn about a concept referred to as "authentic engagement": Authentic Engagement of Patients and Communities Can Transform Research, Practice, And Policy.
Community Engagement and Population Health Management
Here are a couple resources that will help you better explore the role of community engagement and population health management.
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