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The AAMC supports Joining Forces. This national initiative mobilizes society to give opportunities and support to our service members and their families.


Joining Forces Wellness Week Webinar Recordings

2015 Joining Forces Wellness Week

The following webinars were recorded as part of the AAMC's fourth Joining Forces Wellness Week that took place Nov. 9- 13, 2015.

Service Culture of the Military and Implications for Health Care Providers
Presenters: Bill Brim, Psy. D. & Harold Kudler, MD

Generational Differences of Veterans and Service Members and Impact on Health and Wellness
Presenters: Katherine Chretien, MD Todd Gleeson, MD​

Incorporating Veteran and Military Health Curricula into Health Professions Education
Presenters: Kent Blad, DNP & Carol Terregino, MD​

Military and Veteran Families – Service and Resilience
Presenters: Janice Hanson, PhD, University of Colorado & Blaire Brush

Guard & Reserve: Insights and Resources
Presenters: MG David E. Wilmot, MD, FAAFP Director, Office of the Joint Surgeon, NGB RADM Joan Hunter Asst. Surgeon General, USPHS NGB, JSG, Psychological Health, & Ingrid Herrera-Yee, PhD, 2014 Guard Spouse of the Year​

2014 Joining Forces Wellness Week

The following webinars were recorded as part of the AAMC's third Joining Forces Wellness Week that took place Nov. 10 - 14, 2014.

Military Culture Counts: Assisting Service Members and Veterans
Presenters: Evelyn Lewis, MD, MA, FAAFP & Andrew Pomerantz, MD
Sponsored by: The American Psychiatric Association (APA) 

Taking a Military Health History: Four Critical Questions
Presenters: Jeff Brown, MD, Henry Klapholz, M.D., & Harold Kudler, MD
Sponsored by: The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and American Academy of Nursing (AAN) 

Helping Military Services Members, Veterans and Those Who Support Them in Transition
Presenters: Sean P. Convoy, PMHNP, BC, DNP, CDR, USN, Ret., Nancy P. Hanrahan, PhD, RN, FAAN, & CDR Jean Fisak, NC, USN
Sponsored by: The American Nurses Association, the American Nurses Foundation and the American Psychiatric Nurses Association​

Parents of Service Members: An Underserved Population
Presenter: Paula Domenici, PhD
Sponsored by: The Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP)

Telehealth: Serving the Needs of Our Military Families through Technology
Presenter: Nancy St. Claire, MS, MC, LPC
Sponsored by: Give an Hour (GAH)

2013 Joining Forces Wellness Week

The following webinars were recorded as part of the AAMC's second Joining Forces Wellness Week that took place Nov. 11 - 15, 2013. Each webinar heightened awareness about the health needs of the nation’s veterans, service members, and families, and elevated the role that medical schools and teaching hospitals play in serving the military community. To view a summary of activities at AAMC institutions nationwide during the week, click here.

Taking a Military Health History: Four Critical Questions
Presenters: Jeff Brown, MD, Henry Klapholz, MD, & Harold Kudler, MD

Understanding Generational Differences in Veterans and their Health Needs
Presenters: LeAnn Schlamb, MSN, RN, EdS, CFN, Katherine Chertien, MD, & CMDR Todd Gleeson, MD, MPH, USN

Suicide Symptoms and Prevention
Presenters: Jacqueline Garrick, LCSW-C, BCETS, & Caitlin Thompson, PhD

Military Sexual Trauma: What Civilian Providers Need to Know
Presenter: Margaret Bell, PhD

Recognizing the Needs of Parents of Service Members
Presenter: Paula Domenici, PhD

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Joining Forces Wellness Week Webinar Archives

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More Information

Joining Forces Wellness Week 2015White House blog

Michelle Obama at VCU to Announce National Initiative (YouTube)

Health Care Provider Awareness of the Military Status of Patients: Asking the Question —October 2013, Analysis in Brief


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For more information about how the AAMC supports the Joining Forces initiative, contact joiningforces@aamc.org.