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Association of Clinicians for the Underserved 2015 Annual Conference and Workforce Forum: Empowering Clinicians & Communities
United States
Virginia
06/01/2015

Association of Clinicians for the Underserved 2015 Annual Conference and Workforce Forum: Empowering Clinicians & Communities

June 1-3, 2015 Alexandria, Virginia

The 2015 Annual Conference & Workforce Forum will bring clinical leaders and top government officials together in Washington DC to focus on improving access to care and the latest cutting edge quality improvement initiatives for clinicians.  The Annual Conference & Workforce Forum will feature topics reflecting the unique aspects of delivering care to underserved populations, including:

■ Clinical Quality Improvement models that work!

■ Empowering providers and patients in underserved communities

■ Implementing Health IT in safety net facilities

■ The recruitment and retention of providers

■ Understanding the latest federal rules and regulations

The program will also include the Workforce Forum.  The Forum will include training sessions by ACU staff on recruitment and retention of providers and also resources for current members of the National Health Service Corps. NHSC members will have the opportunity to meet with program specialists and learn the latest NHSC policy developments during the conference.

Allied Health Professional, Nurse, Pharmacist, Physician, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant
8th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2015)
Canada
07/19/2015

8th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2015)

19-22 July 2015 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The 8th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2015) will be held at the Vancouver Convention Centre on 19-22 July 2015 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. This biennial forum is the largest open scientific conference on HIV/AIDS related issues and is expected to gather some 6,000 delegates from across the globe.

IAS 2015 will be a unique opportunity for all those involved in the global response to HIV, including scientists, clinicians, public health experts, community leaders, and media professionals, to meet and examine the latest scientific developments in HIV-related research, and explore how such developments can be realistically applied in implementation programmes.

IAS 2015 is organized by the International AIDS Society (IAS), in partnership with the University of British Columbia (UBC) Division of AIDS, based at St. Paul’s Hospital, Providence Health Care. The Division was created in 2007 to bring together, enhance and expand the research, training, service delivery and administration that have evolved over the last two decades within the UBC Department of Medicine and Providence Health Care.

Community Activist, Nurse, Nurse Researcher, Physician, Physician Researcher, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant
2015 National Oral Health Conference
United States
Missouri
04/27/2015

2015 National Oral Health Conference

April 27-29, 2015 Kansas City, Missouri

Allied Health Professional, Dentist, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant
2015 National HIV Prevention Conference
United States
Washington, DC
12/06/2015

2015 National HIV Prevention Conference

December 6-9, 2015 Atlanta, Georgia

The 2015 National HIV Prevention Conference is a collaboration between several federal agencies, local governments and other organizations. It is the preeminent conference for state and local health departments, community based organizations, federal agencies, researchers, clinicians, people living with HIV and others to share the latest advancements, strategies and accomplishments in HIV prevention and care.

The National HIV Prevention Conference allows for in-person collaboration between researchers and program personnel planning and implementing HIV prevention and care programs.  The conference will bring together more than 3,000 individuals who are working to stop the domestic spread of HIV. It will provide an opportunity to continue refining, improving, and strengthening our nation’s response to HIV.

This four-day conference will include plenary sessions, workshops, roundtables and poster presentations and is a platform for conference participants to engage in rigorous scientific, programmatic, and technology information exchange.

For questions, contact us at questions@NHPC2015.com

Community Activist, Health Educator, Health Services Researcher, Nurse, Patient, Physician, Physician Researcher, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant
National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) 2015 Annual Conference
United States
Missouri
07/07/2015

National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) 2015 Annual Conference

July 7-9, 2015 Kansas City, Missouri

Join the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) at NACCHO Annual 2015 in Kansas City, MO and reach the year’s most concentrated audience of select local health department staff.

NACCHO Annual 2015, set for July 7 – 9, 2015, offers valuable access to public health leaders from across the country. These local health departments play a critical role in providing community support for both global health concerns and traditional core public health functions.

Come and see for yourself why this is your once-a-year opportunity to meet and identify prospects, generate leads, build new relationships with leaders of local health departments from across the nation, and reconnect with existing customers.

Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant
Global Health Congress
United Kingdom
06/25/2015

Global Health Congress

25th-27th June 2015 Oxford, United Kingdom

The Global Health Congress in Oxford builds on a tradition of similar events run in Oxford and Paris over the past twenty years. In just over 2 days there will be up to 250 research presentations on all areas of health and health services.

The aim of the event is to highlight the link between research and practice by gathering together a wide range of papers on health and health services research close to practice and/or policy. These will come from the full range of allied disciplines including primary care, acute medicine, public health, psychiatry, paediatrics, and ageing as well as economics, psychology, statistics, social science and ethics, clinical trial design, health informatics and implementation research.

The Congress series has been established by academics in Oxford and London and is open to researchers in health particularly related to health services in the UK, Europe and beyond. We hope that you will contribute to what promises to be an exciting new opportunity to develop research networks and encourage the uptake of research and evidence based innovations in all areas of science that contribute to health and wellbeing.

Health Services Researcher, Nurse, Nurse Researcher, Physician, Physician Researcher, Policy Analyst, Public Health Expert
Recovery Workforce Summit: Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association 2015 Annual Conference
United States
Pennsylvania
06/01/2015

Recovery Workforce Summit: Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association 2015 Annual Conference

June 1-4, 2015 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Designed to train the recovery workforce, the Recovery Workforce Summit: 2015 Annual Conference, is an investment in yourself, in your career, and in your organization. During your three and a half days with us, you’ll hear from compelling and inspiring keynotes; select from an assortment of sessions in different tracks that will make you a more effective psych rehab professional; network with your peers and hear what they’re doing at their organizations to improve the lives of people with mental illness; and much, much more.

The Recovery Workforce Summit: 2015 Annual Conference offers a comprehensive line up of in-depth psychiatric rehabilitation training and enhanced networking opportunities and special events to provide attendees with the tools they need to help others more effectively. The Summit provides high-level education sessions for the entire psychiatric rehabilitation workforce; including agency executives, educators and researchers, practitioners and peer support providers with a specific focus on best practices, evidence-based practice, integrated healthcare, wellness, supported housing, and supported employment.

Questions?

Please contact us at info@psychrehabassociation.org or by phone 703.442.2078.

Allied Health Professional
Self-Directed Support in Scotland – We Chose to Climb - An International Learning Expedition
United Kingdom
03/16/2015

Self-Directed Support in Scotland – We Chose to Climb - An International Learning Expedition

Monday 16th – Wednesday 18th March 2015

At The Arches, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

‘We Chose to Climb’ is our two and a half day international gathering exploring the critical local and global challenges faced in extending greater choice and control to people over their own lives.  We shall come together to reframe the way we think, inspire critical fresh possibilities and solutions that reflect the core vision and principles of the SDS Act.

‘We chose to climb’ will hear from more than thirty compelling speakers from Scotland and around the world, appearing on the main and themed stages, giving timed talks on associated SDS theory, research, lived experience and innovative practice.

Community Activist, Disabled Person, Family Caregiver, Public Health Expert, Public Servant, Social Worker
2015 National Health Outreach Conference
United States
Georgia
05/06/2015

2015 National Health Outreach Conference

May 6-8, 2015 Atlanta, Georgia

Conference theme: Promoting Connections to Create Healthy Individuals, Families and Communities

Conference goal: Build a collaborative approach with organizations and agencies to achieve a healthier and safer America by promoting health and wellness, advancing health equity and reducing health disparities.

This conference is intended to help

1. build productive alliances between health coalitions, academic health centers, colleges of medicine, nursing, dentistry and other allied health schools, governmental agencies, community-based organizations, and the health care industry to achieve a healthier and safer America; and

2. promote health and wellness, advance health equity and reduce health disparities for families and individuals across the lifespan.

Health Economist, Health Educator, Health Services Researcher, Medical Faculty Member, Nurse, Nurse Educator, Physician, Policy Analyst, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant
7th Annual Medicine and the Humanities and Social Sciences Conference
United States
Texas
03/04/2015

7th Annual Medicine and the Humanities and Social Sciences Conference

March 4-5, 2015 Sam Houston State University College of Humanities and Social Sciences Huntsville, Texas

The aims of the conference are to promote interdisciplinary discussion around contemporary health challenges and to develop networks for future research. Social and behavioral scientists, medical humanities scholars, healthcare professionals, and students interested in careers in healthcare are encouraged to participate in this important conference devoted to examining how social factors facilitate the health and well-being of children and adults across the global community.

The conference will be held on the campus of Sam Houston State University on March 4-5, 2015. Sam Houston State is located in Huntsville, Texas, about an hour north of Houston’s Intercontinental Airport.

Conference sessions/topics may include but are not limited to:

Community Health

Health Disparities

Health and the Environment

History of Medicine

Medicalization of Society

Medicine and the Arts and Literature

Medicine and Ethics

Medicine, Globalization, and New Infectious Diseases

Medicine, Health, and Society

Medicine and Public Policy

Medicine: Traditional/folkloric/alternative and Contemporary

Medicine and (World) Languages

Nutrition and Wellness

Political Determinants of Decision-Making in Medicine

Preparing Students for the New MCAT

Public Health and Prevention

The Obesity Epidemic

Academic, Health Services Researcher, Historian, Physician, Physician Researcher, Policy Analyst, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant, Social Scientist

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