August 15, 2017 – The Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) is proud to announce it has received $1,136,700 in continuation funding by the National and Community Service (CNCS). This funding will support 90 AmeriCorps positions within the National Health Corps (NHC) program.
Nashville, TN – The Health Federation of Philadelphia was awarded the Pinnacle Award from i2i Population Health at the i2i Annual User Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.
Philadelphia – Ann Ricksecker, HFP’s Associate CEO, was honored at the Women’s Way 40th anniversary Powerful Voice Awards on May 11th. Ricksecker was recognized for her role as a groundbreaker within the organization, which was founded in 1977.
Philadelphia – The Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) was recently awarded a $30,000 grant from the Edna G. Kynett Memorial Foundation. The grant will support the Let’s Move Too! project, which addresses childhood cardiovascular risk factors such as childhood obesity and stress in underserved communities.
The Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) is offering training sessions for medical and nursing providers on adult immunization guidelines and recommendations. Each training session will consist of a free one hour class delivered directly to clinical sites and providers. Continuing Medical Education (CME) and nursing credits will be available for each class.
HFP’s Associate Executive Director, Ann Ricksecker, was honored today with a Red Ribbon Award in the Policy Maker category by the University of Pennsylvania Center for AIDS Research Consumer Advisory Board (CAB). Since 2004, the CAB has held an annual Red Ribbon Award Ceremony on December 1, World AIDS Day, to honor those in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
The Pennsylvania/Mid-Atlantic AIDS Education and Training Center is planning a two-day conference in Gettysburg, PA titled, The HIV Care Continuum: Meeting challenges in prevention, treatment, and supportive services on June 3 and 4, 2015.
The Health Federation of Philadelphia, together with The ArtWell, will be co-sponsoring the first community screening of “Portraits of Professional CAREgivers: Their Passion.
Ann Ricksecker, Associate Executive Director of the Health Federation and Site Director for the Pennsylvania/Mid-Atlantic AIDS Education and Training Center Local Performance Site, was named Co-Chair of the 21st Annual AIDS Education Month (AEM), taking place in June 2015.