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Policy Research Institute for the Region

PRIOR to co-host "Children's Health in NJ" summit, Oct. 17

Oct 17, 2008 (All day)
Audience: 
Open to the Public, Registration Required

The Woodrow Wilson School's Policy Research Institute for the Region will co-host the third and final event in their series "The Health Enterprise in New Jersey: Education, Access, Quality & Research," on Friday, October 17, from 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, on the Princeton University campus.

The event, titled “Summit for Children's Health in New Jersey,” will convene scholars, practitioners and leaders in the field to examine the topics of prenatal care and infant mortality; the pediatric workforce; infrastructure; the medical home; the State Children's Health Insurance Program; and government affairs. Ultimately, the summit will explore best-practice models, present the opportunity for comparative analysis and allow for a consideration of the measures required to achieve progress in New Jersey.

Richard Keevey, Director of the School’s Policy Research Institute for the Region and Daniel Notterman, Professor of Molecular Biology at Princeton University will give the opening remarks.

James Perrin, M.D., professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Division of General Pediatrics and the Center for Child & Adolescent Health Policy at Massachusetts General Hospital for Children, will deliver the keynote luncheon address,

The series, co-sponsored by The Policy Research Institute for the Region and the Department of Molecular Biology, is intended to address various aspects of the health enterprise in New Jersey, with a particular emphasis on education, access, quality and research. Healthcare scholars, leaders, experts and practitioners will convene to share their insights and explore policy solutions to one of the most critical issues facing the state.

The Policy Research Institute for the Region was established to bring together policy makers in the local New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania region with researchers and students from the University and other institutes to address pressing policy issues and new, focused research.

This event is free and open to the public. All attendees should register at The Policy Research Institute’s website.

 

10.17.2008
Pt 1 - OPENING REMARKS: Richard F. Keevey, Director, Policy Research Institute for the Region, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University - STATE OF THE SYSTEM – New Jersey and the Nation: Edward L. Schor, MD, Vice President, the Commonwealth Fund
10.17.2008
Pt 2 - STATE OF THE CHILD: A Medical PerspectiveRenee Jenkins, MD, FAAP, President, the American Academy of Pediatrics
10.17.2008
Pt 3 - BIRTH OUTCOMES and CHILDREN’s HEALTH CARE in NEW JERSEY Nancy Reichman, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics, UMDNJ – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and Visiting Professor of Economics, Princeton University
10.17.2008
Pt 4 - The FAMILY in NEWARK, NEW JERSEY: Insights from the Fragile Family Study. Sara McLanahan, Ph.D. William S. Todd Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, and Director for Research on Child Well Being, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University
10.17.2008
Pt 5 - Improving Child and Adolescent Health Care James M. Perrin, M.D. Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School and Director of the Division of General Pediatrics and the Center for Child & Adolescent Health Policy, Mass General Hospital for Children.
10.17.2008
Pt 6 - THE MEDICAL HOME: Models and Opportunities Irwin Redlener, MD, President, The Children’s Health Fund, and Associate Dean for Public Health Advocacy and Preparedness and Director, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
10.17.2008
Pt 7 - SCHIP – New Jersey Experience and Other Models Mary Sibley, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Human Services, State of New Jersey
10.17.2008
Pt 8 - Children’s Hospitals and Pediatric Workforce in New Jersey: Are they ready for the Job? Deborah S. Briggs, Senior Vice President, Health Policy and Advocacy, New Jersey Council of Teaching Hospitals
10.17.2008
Pt 9 - SUMMARY & SYNTHESIS: How to Incorporate Best Practices – Audience Participation and Panel Reflections Moderator of Panel: Daniel A. Notterman, MD, FAAP, Professor of Molecular Biology, Princeton UniversityPanel Participants: - Mary Sibley, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Human Services, State of New Jersey - E. Susan Hodgson, NJ...