Aisling is now working on the second piece of her project, which will examine data related to the pregnancy outcomes associated with centering at Dimock. Centering has been shown to contribute to reductions in pre-term deliveries and low birth weights.
Part of the Kraft Practitioner Program is to develop and implement a project, based on the needs of the health center and the passion of the practitioner. Aisling's project has been to implement Centering, a group model of prenatal care, seen here.
Aisling is part of the Kraft Practitioner Program, a two-year program aimed at better enabling community health centers to recruit and retain talented physicians and masters-prepared nurses by providing leadership development, mentorship, and structured learning opportunities for top-performing community health center clinicians.
Stay up to date on Kraft Center news with our latest newsletter! This time we're featuring some exciting news about the Harvard Pilgrim Finish at the 50 race at Gillette Stadium in July. We also have quite a list of shout outs to some of our ever impressive (and busy!) class of 2014 Fellows and Practitioners.
to accelerate needed reforms in health professions education to accommodate the dramatic changes occurring in medical practice and health care delivery.
Dr. Paula Johnson is a women's health specialist at Brigham and Women's Hospital, where she is also the Executive Director of the Connors Center for Women's Health and the Center for Cardiovascular Disease in Women. Dr. Johnson has been an outspoken advocate for targeting health research for issues that disproportionately affect women, and for examining the relationships between race, gender and health.
Dr. Christine Sinsky is an internist at the Medical Associates Clinic in Dubuque, Iowa, recognized nationally for its high-quality patient-centered care. Dr. Sinsky is an advocate of using team-based care to provide better and more effective primary care for patients.
One of this year's Abundance Agents of Change innovators teams is focusing on improving primary care-specialist coordination at Codman Square Health Center, and is working with Kraft Fellow Ian Huntington. Congrats to all!