The Brock Institute is working to integrate community into all aspects of EVMS, whether it is in our curriculum, research projects or service and outreach. We collaborate with several area organizations to create programs focused on improving community health.
The Brock Institute-Glennan Nutrition Symposium focuses on providing nutrition care for patients and highlights the importance of teaching future doctors and health professionals about nutrition.
The Brock Institute invites scholars from across the nation to discuss the work that they are doing that inspires new and innovative ways to decrease health disparities and increase cultural competency.
Incoming medical and health professions students participate in a community service event at P.B. Young, Sr., Elementary School. Community Impact Day provides experiential learning to new EVMS students as they work alongside EVMS senior leaders to prepare the school for the new academic year.
The Greater Hampton Roads Population Health Summit gathers individuals from a variety of backgrounds, agencies, and organizations to address significant health issues and discuss how to help the region become a healthier community.
The Brock Institute hosts an annual summit that convenes mental health advocates to discuss gaps in mental health services and ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of mental health service delivery in the Hampton Roads region.
Minus 9 to 5 is a network of cross-sector stakeholders from education, medical, childcare, business, nonprofit, philanthropic and local and state government sectors. Together, we are committed to creating an impact on children and their families from conception to kindergarten.
The Brock Institute collaborates with the Schroeder Center for Health Policy at the College of William & Mary to promote student-faculty research related to health policy analysis and health services research. Each year, students from EVMS and William & Mary are encouraged to apply for our fellowship, which supports research activities on campus.
In partnership with EVMS Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, the Brock Institute hosted training targeted at teaching health care providers how to treat pregnant and parenting women with opioid use disorder, in an effort to convene regional conversations to facilitate referral relationships and coalition building.