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Consumer Health: Virtual Health Education during COVID-19

Consumer Health: Virtual Health Education during COVID-19
Thu July 2, 2020
Due to COVID-19 and the stay at home order in the state of Florida beginning in March of this year, I realized there had to be a new and innovative way to continue bringing my in-person health literacy education to the communities of Central Florida.

George Floyd’s murder on May 25 set off the latest round of Black Lives Matters demonstrations as well as discussions and statements on social media and in email discussions. You may ask, “What can I do?” The answer is plenty.
In this time of COVID-19, clinical and academic health libraries face facilities and personnel management challenges. On July 14, a panel of five librarian leaders from clinical and academic libraries, will share their experiences, lessons learned, and plans.
We are hurting, frustrated, and our emotions are raw.

The cumulative toll of microaggressions, institutional racism, police brutality, and state-sanctioned violence coupled with the emotional labor of navigating a predominantly white profession is exhausting.
The Medical Library Association (MLA) expresses deep sorrow, compassion, anger, and words of hope in response to the death of George Floyd and many other victims of police brutality. We share the horror and outrage being expressed throughout our nation.
The International Cooperation Caucus (ICC) of MLA is devastated by the recent and many incidents of police violence and brutality in the United States and stands in solidarity with the African American Medical Librarians Alliance (AAMLA) Caucus of MLA, many other MLA caucuses.
The Interprofessional Education and Practice (IPEP) Caucus has at its core the belief that, together, we are better. We stand in solidarity with our fellow MLA members and caucuses and with our communities in speaking out and standing against racism and discrimination of any kind.
The Osteopathic Libraries Caucus comprises librarians and library personnel from osteopathic institutions across the United States. We recognize the inherent dignity and equality of all people and condemn racism.
MLA joined several international health library associations in urging the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) to seek information specialists as peer reviewers for knowledge synthesis
publications
As part of the application process for the MLA Research Training Institute (RTI), applicants submit a list of key words or phrases that describes the topic of their research that year. Below are word clouds of the key words that were submitted to the RTI for each year since 2018..
Part of the PNR Rendezvous series of the Pacific Northwest Region (PNR) of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), the “Still Searching for One Health: Information Services that Support Prevention of Emerging Zoonotic Disease” webinar will be on Wednesday, June 17.
The African American Medical Librarians Alliance (AAMLA) Caucus posted a statement regarding police brutality, racial oppression, and state-sanctioned violence. The Collection Development Caucus supports and stands in solidarity with AAMLA and all Black, Indigenous, People of Color MLA members.
We, the History of the Health Sciences Caucus of MLA, stand with our colleagues in the African American Medical Librarians Alliance (AAMLA) Caucus (June 1, 2020, statement) and the other MLA caucuses who have issued statements condemning police brutality and affirming that Black Lives Matter.
The Medical Humanities Caucus of MLA stands in outrage at the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, the cruel killings of Breonna Taylor in Louisville and Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia, and the continued violent response to protests against police brutality and state-sanctioned violence.
MLA and individual caucuses are actively affirming their solidarity with members of the African American Medical Librarians Alliance (AAMLA) Caucus and with Black people and all People of Color, as well as other underrepresented and underserved communities who face discrimination and hate

The Technical Services Caucus (TSC) stands in solidarity with our colleagues of the African American Medical Librarians Alliance (AAMLA) Caucus and MLA in speaking out against systemic racism and police brutality in the wake of the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and others.
The User Experience Caucus voices our support and joins in solidarity with the statements made by the African American Medical Librarians Alliance (AAMLA) Caucus, MLA, and the many MLA caucuses who have expressed themselves so elegantly and offered resources to create awareness.
As vision science librarians, we work to combat blindness every day. However, as recent events have again reminded us, there are many forms of blindness, and the ingrained systemic ones, in some ways, do the most damage. Turning a blind eye is not acceptable and never was.
William Shainline Middleton, Honorary Member
Marjorie Price Wilson, Honorary Member
Register now for MLA's recorded webinar, Critical Appraisal of Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses. #MLATeachCritApp
Register now for Find the Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Search Strategy That Works for You to be presented on July 8, 2020.
Join your colleagues, friends, and vendors for the MLA ’20 vConference and Exhibits, a full-featured experience of virtual learning and networking. MLA invites you to participate in this groundbreaking, interactive experience designed by your 2020 National Program Committee (NPC) and the MLA team.
MLA Past President Beverly Murphy, AHIP, FMLA, introduces the I Am MLA profile series and shares her profile.
Read about I Am MLA Ambassador Tony Nguyen, AHIP
Read about I Am MLA Ambassador Shenita Peterson
Read about I Am MLA Ambassador J. Dale Prince, AHIP
The Accessibility and Disability Caucus of MLA condemns the racist and violent actions of police in the murder of so many Black and Brown bodies, including Black and Brown disabled bodies. We stand in solidarity with the African American Medical Librarians Alliance (AAMLA) Caucus.
The members of the Cancer Librarians Caucus of MLA stand in solidarity with the African American Medical Librarian Alliance (AAMLA) Caucus and our African American, Black, and Afro-Latinx colleagues. We support the Black Lives Matter movement in the collective fight for freedom, liberty, and justice
I wanted to reach out as an individual in support of librarians of color in this group and in solidarity with protesters against systems of white supremacy and oppression. That said, words and statements are not enough.
We, the leadership of the Dental Caucus, condemn racism in all its forms. We seek to create an inclusive environment in our caucus and are committed to doing the work needed to fight for greater diversity, inclusion, and justice in the caucus, in MLA, and in the larger society.
The Federal Library Caucus comprises librarians from various governmental agencies and allies. We recognize the inherent dignity and equality of all people.

The Federal Library Caucus stands united with the statement of the African American Medical Librarians Alliance (AAMLA) Caucus of MLA.
Confrontation is difficult for a lot of people. Confronting racism and talking about issues around race are very difficult. But the Hospital Library Caucus (HLC) leadership believes that we must speak out.
The Latinx Caucus of MLA unequivocally condemns the actions of George Floyd’s tragic death and killing by the Minneapolis Police Department as well as previous Black and African American victims of police brutality and state-sanctioned violence.
Along with our fellow caucuses in MLA, the MLA LGBTQIA+ Caucus affirms the strength and resilience of our Black members, colleagues, and allies in MLA, the African American Medical Librarians Alliance (AAMLA) Caucus, and the country at large.
The Libraries in Health Sciences Curriculums Caucus (LiHSC) stands in solidarity with the African American Medical Librarians Alliance Caucus and the many MLA members and caucuses who have already put forth statements condemning police brutality.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are values of the Nursing and Allied Health Resources and Services Caucus (NAHRS). In accordance with MLA’s vision and values, NAHRS interprets diversity as understanding, accepting, and valuing differences.
The mission of the PDI Caucus is to further the precise, accurate dissemination of information on prescription and nonprescription drugs to both clinical professionals and the lay population. Part of this mission is supporting members in a diverse and inclusive environment.
As the chair of the Research Caucus, I want to express my solidarity and love for our Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) library community members. I can only imagine the pain, trauma, and exhaustion that you have been experiencing as you have seen the images of anti-Black violence.
The Social Justice and Health Disparities Caucus of MLA expresses our collective horror at the murder of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis. Police violence toward Black Americans is one of the many detrimental health disparities our caucus organizes to address.
Racism and law enforcement violence present destructive impacts on individuals, communities, and public health.

Global Health & Health Equity: A Call to Action: Read, Reflect, Include, Repeat


Doing Our Jobs in the Time of COVID-19: Facilities and Personnel Management While Your Library Is Closed, Open, Reopening, or Somewhere In-Between


Statement from the African American Medical Librarians Alliance (AAMLA) Caucus of MLA


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Are the Threads that Strengthen the Fabric of the Medical Library Association


Statement from the Pacific Northwest Chapter of MLA


You Are Invited to the MLA ’20 vConference and Exhibits!


Preparing for the Next Pandemic


MLA Consumer and Patient Health Information Caucus Statement


MLA International Cooperation Caucus Statement of Solidarity


MLA Interprofessional Education and Practice (IPEP) Caucus Statement


MLA Osteopathic Libraries Caucus Statement


MLA recommends seeking information specialists as peer reviewers for knowledge synthesis publications


RTI News: Research Interests of Librarians


Global Health & Health Equity: PNR NNLM Webinar: “Still Searching for One Health: Information Services that Support Prevention of Emerging Zoonotic Disease”


MLA Collection Development Caucus Statement


MLA History of the Health Sciences Caucus Statement


MLA Medical Humanities Caucus Statement


MLA Medical Informatics Caucus Statement


MLA Technical Services Caucus Statement


MLA User Experience Caucus Statement


MLA Vision Science Caucus Statement


Middleton, William Shainline*


Wilson, Marjorie Price*


Critical Appraisal of Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses


Find the Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Search Strategy That Works for You


Announcing the MLA ’20 vConference and Exhibits! Registration Opens June 5!


I Am MLA: Beverly Murphy, AHIP, FMLA


I Am MLA: Tony Nguyen, AHIP


I Am MLA: Shenita Peterson


I Am MLA: J. Dale Prince, AHIP


MLA Accessibility and Disability Caucus Statement


MLA Cancer Librarians Caucus Statement of Solidarity and Pledging Action


MLA Data Caucus Statement


MLA Dental Caucus Statement


MLA Federal Library Caucus Statement


MLA Hospital Library Caucus Statement


MLA Latinx Caucus Official Statement Regarding Police Brutality


MLA LGBTQIA+ Caucus Statement


MLA Libraries in Health Sciences Curriculums Caucus Statement


MLA Nursing and Allied Health Resources and Services Caucus Statement


MLA Pharmacy and Drug Information Caucus Statement of Solidarity and Call to Action


MLA Research Caucus Statement


MLA Social Justice and Health Disparities Caucus Solidarity Statement


MLA Public Health/Health Administration (PH/HA) Caucus Statement: Racism Is a Public Health Crisis


McGovern, John P


Lindberg, Donald AB


MLA and AAHSL recommend FY21 NLM Funding


Dirks, Dale P.


Godbolt,Shane Laura*


Significant Changes to EFTS and DOCLINE after June 30, 2020