Weeks of Action

National Primary Care Week

National Primary Care Week (NPCW) is an annual event to highlight the importance of primary care and bring health care professionals together to discuss and learn about the impacts climate change can and will have on human health and health care. Learn more

Health Equity Week of Action

Health Equity Week of Action (HEWA) is an annual week-long event that focuses on raising awareness about the health disparities that exist across racial, ethnic, cultural, and social groups. HEWA utilizes a variety of interactive and innovative events to inform and inspire the actions needed to eradicate such health inequities. Learn more

A Week of Addiction and Recovery Education

A Week of Addiction and Recovery Education (AWARE)’s mission is to raise awareness about substance misuse and abuse as a public health priority; instill a compassionate, total health approach to care that is free of stigma and based in evidence; explore current themes and models of prevention, treatment, and recovery; and cultivate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes for community engagement and improvement. Learn more

Suicide Prevention and Awareness Week of Action

Suicide Prevention and Awareness Week of Action aims to shed light and spark advocacy efforts regarding suicide, depression, mental health, and the public health crisis of medical trainee and physician suicide, depression, and burnout. The objective is to raise awareness, educate, advocate for positive changes, and act by checking in on colleagues, friends, and family members—especially those working in the health care field—to prevent another suicide from happening. Suicide can be prevented. Let’s act together to make this a reality. Learn more