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April 2019

Varieties Of Plagues Both Old And New

Examples are provided of infectious diseases as well as another kind of plague resulting from doubts and uncertainties about purported advantages of contemporary life. Read More

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PRESIDENT’S CORNER—ASAHP MEMBER FOCUS

Yasmen Simonian, Dean and Brady Distinguished Professor at Weber State University, is featured in this issue of TRENDS. Read More

 

100th Day Of The 116th Congress

A summary of important accomplishments during the first 100 days of the 116th Congress is described. Read More

 

HEALTH REFORM DEVELOPMENTS

Discusses: the Medicare For All Act Of 2019, provision of non-medical services for social needs that affect health, and reaction in the House of Representatives to a lawsuit to invalidate the Affordable Care Act. Read More

 

DEVELOPMENTS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

Describes: an upcoming ASAHP Summit on Interprofessional Education; Congressional testimony by U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy Devos on education policies and priorities; and released draft consensus language from negotiated rulemaking sessions on accreditation and other topics. Read More

QUICK STAT (SHORT, TIMELY, AND TOPICAL)

  • Disparities In Prevalence Of Major Cancer Risk Factors And Screening Test Use In The U.S. 

  • Foreign-Body Ingestions Of Young Children Treated In U.S. Emergency Departments: 1995-2015

  • Morning Exercise Is Better Than Evening Exercise Except When It Is Not

  • Using Voice Analysis To Evaluate And Predict Human Behaviors And Identify Health Risks Read More

 

AVAILABLE RESOURCES ACCESSIBLE ELECTRONICALLY

  • Hospitals’ Use Of Electronic Health Records Data, 2015-2017

  • Care Coordination

  • Strengthening The Connection Between Health Professions Education And Practice Read More

 

PER SCIENTIAM AD SAPIENTIAM: SOME KEY STEPS IN THE JOURNEY

Furnishes examples from the professional literature that serve as stepping stones on the road from knowledge to wisdom. Read More

 

PLACING A MAN ON THE MOON AND SOME RELATED MUSINGS

Refers to health hazards associated with lengthy periods of time in outer space and implications for improving health status on earth’s inhabitants. Read More

2019-2020 ASSOCIATION CALENDAR OF EVENTS

April 1, 2019 — Deadline for Submitting Institutional Profile Survey Data

October 16-18, 2019—ASAHP Annual Conference in Charleston, SC

October 26-30, 2020—ASAHP Annual Conference in Long Beach, CA


TRENDS is the official newsletter of the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (122 C St. NW, Suite 200, Washington, D.C., 20001. Tel: 202-237-6481) Trends is published 10 times each year and is available on the Association’s website at www.asahp.org. For more information, contact the editor, Thomas W. Elwood, Dr.PH.


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