International Nurse Recruitment Code of Conduct Released
AcademyHealth, along with the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and a taskforce of diverse stakeholders, has released the Voluntary Code of Ethical Conduct for the Recruitment of Foreign-Educated Nurses to the United States (the Code) and its Web site, www.fairinternationalrecruitment.org. The Code, designed to increase transparency and accountability throughout the process of international recruitment and ensure adequate orientation for foreign-educated nurses (FENs), also provides guidance on ways to ensure recruitment is not harmful to source countries. Read the code.
Health Policy Orientation Registration Open
AcademyHealth's annual Health Policy Orientation offers an in-depth understanding of formal and informal policymaking processes and the players who shape health policy in Washington.
NCHS and AcademyHealth Name 2008 Health Policy Fellows
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and AcademyHealth are pleased to announce the selection of Ashley Schempf and Manfred Stommel as the recipients of the 2008-2009 NCHS/AcademyHealth Health Policy Fellowships.
HSR Methods Web Site Now Live
AcademyHealth is pleased to present www.HSRmethods.org, a new online resource for health services researchers. HSRmethods.org provides current information on key research methods and resources in HSR, and aims to spur dialogue about analytic methods among health services researchers. Visit the site today!