The Center for Reducing Health Disparities and its community partners offer many educational and training opportunities for our community, in English and Spanish. Immediately following are upcoming events for the Center. 

Scroll further down the page to find a list of past events, including links to recordings and materials for those events. 

El Centro para Reducir Disparidades en la Salud y sus socios comunitarios ofrecen muchas oportunidades educativas y de capacitación para nuestra comunidad, en inglés y español. Inmediatamente después están los próximos eventos para el Centro.

Desplácese hacia abajo en la página para encontrar una lista de eventos pasados, incluidos enlaces a grabaciones y materiales para esos eventos.

   

8 de diciembre de 2020 | 2 p.m. (PDT) (en español)

Mexican Consulate and Public Health Facebook Live event El Consulado General de México en Sacramento y el Departamento de Salud Pública de California (CDPH) te invitan a conectarte a nuestra transmisión en vivo: Advertencia de Viajes, Orden de permanecer en casa, y Vacuna contra COVID-19. 

Ponentes:
Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, Director y fundador del Centro de Reducción de Disparidades de Salud de UC Davis
Dra. Diana Ramos, Oficial del Departamento de Salud Pública de California
Mónica Morales, Sub Directora del Departamento de Salud Pública de California

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November 19, 2020 

Science Cafe, Quaran-TEEN: Youth Mental Health During COVID-19. This conversation featured members of Sacramento Youth Mental Health that shared their mental health experiences during COVID-19.  

18 de noviembre de 2020  

Bienvenida por la Honorable Concejal, Olivia Diaz (Ward 3).  Moderators: Jose Melendrez y Arlene Alvarez. PANELISTAS: Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, UC Davis; Marie Recinos-Lopez, Latino Research Center, UNR; Myranda Moreno, UNLV School of Public Health; Janet Quintero, United Way of Southern Nevada; Luis Aceves, REACH; Bliss Requa-Trautz, Arriba Las Vegas

September 22, 2020  | 12-2:30 p.m.

The Center for Reducing Health Disparities and the California Health Care Foundation hosted a virtual three-part symposium on Trauma-Informed Care and Services for Immigrant Families on July 28, August 25, and September 22, 2020. In Part III, a panel of experts discussed the fiscal impact and policy solutions for providing trauma-informed care to immigrant families.

Part III Presentations: Slide decks from our panel experts Dr. Jeffrey Hoch, Tanya Broder and Cynthia Buiza are available.

September 17, 2020

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, our Center Director, who was awarded the Ohtli Award by the by the Mexican Government. The Ohtli Award is the Government of Mexico’s highest recognition to individuals that have opened pathways to Mexicans abroad, specifically in the United States. The name of the award comes from the Nahuatl word which means "road" or "path. Watch the video of Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola receiving the Ohtli Award from the Mexican Government on September 17, 2020 (in Spanish). Read the article from the UC Davis Health Newsroom, Mexican government honors faculty member with prestigious award.

¡Felicidades on your award, Dr. Aguilar-Gaxiola! It is well deserved.  You are truly an inspiration to many, especially to the underserved and vulnerable communities that you wholeheartedly serve.

Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola receives the Ohtli Award from the Mexican Government

August 25, 2020

The Center for Reducing Health Disparities and the California Health Care Foundation are hosting a virtual three-part symposium on Trauma-Informed Care and Services for Immigrant Families on July 28, August 25, and September 22, 2020. In Part II, experts discussed the effects the delivery of trauma-informed care and the implications for practice and policy.

Part II Presentations: Slide decks from our panel experts Drs. Andrés Sciolla, Thu Quach,and Altaf Saadi are available.

August 20, 2020  | 1 - 2 p.m. (PDT)

CalMatters hosted a conversation on the long-term impact of the pandemic on the mental health of kids in California. CalMatters health and welfare reporter Elizabeth Aguilera moderated the conversation about the potential long-term effects of COVID-19 on mental health, what behaviors to watch for in your child and how to help them cope with the stress of the pandemic. Panel members included Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris - Surgeon General of California, Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola - Director of the UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities, and Patricia Lozano - Executive Director of Early Edge California; a recording of the CalMatters PolicyMatters: Will the kids be alright? webinar is available. 

28 de julio de 2020

El Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola presentó en un webinar titulado "COVID-19 y el impacto en la comunidad hispana y latina". Las organizaciones UNLV, United Way y Nevada Minority Health and Equity Coalition hablaron con expertos que compartieron información vital sobre COVID-19 en español.

July 28, 2020  

The Center for Reducing Health Disparities and the California Health Care Foundation hosted a virtual three-part symposium on Trauma-Informed Care and Services for Immigrant Families on July 28, August 25, and September 22, 2020. In Part I, experts discussed the effects of trauma on immigrant families with regard to public charge, DACA and COVID-19.

Part I Presentations: Slide decks from our panel experts Dr. Luis Zayas, Samantha Artiga, and Mayra Alvarez are available.

July 24, 2020 | 24 de julio de 2020

Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola presented on Health Disparities and the Latinx Experience During COVID-19, hosted by the Mendocino Latinx Alliance in a bilingual, where attendees chose a language (English/Spanish) option. | El Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola presentó sobre Disparidades en la Salud y la Experiencia Latinx durante COVID-19, organizado por la Alianza Mendocino Latinx en un idioma bilingüe, donde los asistentes eligieron una opción de idioma (inglés / español).

June 23, 2020

Amplify Equity: COVID-19's Impact on Nevada's Diversity & Equity Populations, access to the recorded webinar is available here.

June 18, 2020

Science Café Topic: COVID-19 and the Emerging Mental Health Crisis is available here. A PDF of the slide deck is also available.

9 de junio de 2020 | June 9, 2020 

Salud mental de las comunidades de migrantes en la EUA y México contra COVID 19 |  Mental Health of Migrant Communities in USA and Mexico against COVID19 (in Spanish)

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8 de mayo de 2020 | May 8, 2020 

Evento en vivo por Facebook Live con el senador Benjamín Robles de Oaxaca, México, La Salud de los Mexicanos en los E.U.A.: La salud de los mexicanos en los E.U.A. ¿Porqué han resultado ser la población más vulnerable?

Facebook Live Event with Senator Benjamin Robles from Oaxaca, Mexico (in Spanish), Mexican Health in the U.S.: Health of Mexicans in the US Why have they turned out to be the most vulnerable population?

7 de mayo de 2020 |  May 7, 2020 

El efecto de salud mental de COVID-19, entrevista con Radio Bilingüe.  |  Mental Health Toll of Covid-19, Radio Bilingüe Interview (in Spanish). 

May 5, 2020

The UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences (IGHS) invited Dr. Aguilar-Gaxiola to be part of a webinar panel focusing on evidence of distress related to COVID-19 in the United States and the disparate impact the virus is having on communities of color. Access to the recorded webinar is available here. A PDF of the slide deck is also available. 

April 30, 2020

Science Café; COVID-19 in our Sacramento Communities: Prospects, Resources, Preparations.  Access to the recorded webinar,  COVID-19 A Conversation with Dr. Brad Pollock and Councilman Eric Guerra is available here.

24 de abril de 2020 | April 24, 2020 

Consejos y Herramientas para la salud mental de nuestras comunidades durante la Pandemia del Coronavirus, su grabación puede ser escuchada aquí. El archivo de las diapositivas en forma de PDF están disponibles aquí.  |  Tips and Resources for Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic (in Spanish).  The recorded webinar, titled Tips and Resources for Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic (in Spanish), is available here, and a PDF of the slide deck is also available here.

April 10, 2020 | 10 de abril de 2020 

Through this FREE event, NAMI CA seeks to bridge the gaps created by mental health stigma by bringing together Southern California community leaders, providers, families, and peers from diverse communities to foster an open dialogue about the successes and challenges various communities have experienced. | A través de este evento gratuito, NAMI CA busca reducir el estigma de salud mental reuniendo a líderes de la comunidad del sur de California, proveedores y personas de comunidades diversas afectadas por la enfermedad mental para fomentar un diálogo abierto sobre los éxitos y desafíos en esta región. 

6 de abril de 2020 | April 6, 2020

Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola fue entrevistado por Telemundo.  ¿Ansiedad por aislamiento? Un médico explica como puedes combatirla. |  Telemundo interview with Dr. Aguilar-Gaxiola (in Spanish). Isolation anxiety? A doctor explains how you can fight it.  

January thru March 2020

Our Center for Reducing Health Disparities in collaboration with NAMI CA held a three-part Cultural Competence Training Series:

Part I: Mental Health 101 for Diverse Learners and Communities, scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 21, 3pm-5:30pm via webinar. (Dr. Puja Chadha)  

Part II: Foundations of Cultural and Linguistic Competence, scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 19, 11am-1:30pm  via webinar (Dr. Puja Chadha)  

Part III: Principles of Community Engagement, scheduled Tuesday, Mar. 31, 12pm-2:30pm in person @ UC Davis Education Building, Rm. 1222 or via webinar (Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola)  

January 16, 2020 

November 9, 2019

NAMI California: "Cultural Linguistic Compentence Training"

November 2, 2019

One Health Symposium: "US/Mexico Border"

October 26, 2019

Spanish Mini Medical School / La Mini Escuela de Medicina en Español: El miedo es mas fuerte que la razón: "Las reglas 'Carga Publica' y 'Consciencia' y sus efectos"

UC Davis Health annually hosts the Mini-Medical School in Spanish, La Mini Escuela de Medicina en Español each fall on the Sacramento campus of UC Davis. The event is sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Disease Center, Center for Reducing Health Disparities and the Latino Aging Research Resource Center of UC Davis.

The Spanish Mini-Medical School is held from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the UC Davis MIND Institute, 2825 50th St., Sacramento. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with opening remarks at 8:30 a.m. Continental breakfast and lunch are included.

Unique in the nation, the course provides Spanish-speaking middle-aged and older adults and caregivers the opportunity to learn leading-edge, health-related practical information in their native language. The course includes information that can be used in daily life for discussion with Spanish-speaking health-care professionals at UC Davis and throughout the community. Discussion topics include vascular diseases, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease and the co-occurrence of diabetes and depression.

Participation is first-come, first-served and limited to 100 attendees. Pre-registration is required, however participants will be admitted at the door if space is available. To register in Spanish or English, please call 916-734-5243.

UC Davis Health is improving lives and transforming health care by providing excellent patient care, conducting groundbreaking research, fostering innovative, interprofessional education, and creating dynamic, productive partnerships with the community. For more information, visit health.ucdavis.edu.

September 25, 2019

USDA Outreach Diversity, and Equal Opportunity Advisory Committee Hispanic Heritage Month: "Transnational Migration and Mental Health of Latino Immigrants"

August 31, 2019

MIND Institute Annual Conference: "La Depresion: Es un Problema Individual o de Toda la Familia?"

August 2, 2019

2019 MIND Summer Institute on Neurodevelopmental Disorders: "Mental Health Needs and Supports for the Family of a Child with a Developmental Disability"

June 26, 2019

The Humanitarian Crisis at the US-Mexico Border: A Deeper Dive from Diverse Lenses: "Impact Beyond the Border and Our Role"

April 30, 2019

NAMI California's Youth Leaders Creating Life-Long Advocates Symposium: Childhood Trauma and Trauma Informed Care

April 5, 2019

NAMI Webinar: "Principles of Community Engagement"

March 19, 2019

SCRP Conference: Working with Difficult to Engage Populations: "Trauma and Immigration"

November 9, 2018

Refugee Project

November 9, 2018

NAMI Presentation: "Cultural and Linguistic Competence Training Part III: Principles of Community Engagement"

April 23, 2018

LEND Neurodevelopmental Disorders Seminar: "Understanding Mental Health for NDD across Cultures"

March 17, 2018

39th Annual State Migrant Parent Conference