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As a free service, if your organization is planning a health-related conference, workshop, symposium, or other event, the Resource Center will include your information in this publication. Please fax complete details to (301) 251-2160, or you can e-mail them to the Resource Center at, info@minorityhealth.hhs.gov if you prefer. To list your event in the HIV/AIDS conference calendar please email details to info@minorityhealth.hhs.gov.


 

JANUARY

February

Native Fitness Training
January 30 - February 1, 2013
Grace Inn
Phoenix, AZ
Abstract: The Native Fitness Training is a health promotion program designed to train individuals to become community fitness leaders and instructors. Upon completing this three-day intensive training, participants will be prepared to implement and instruct aerobic exercise classes in their Native communities. Please note: This training does not provide the 'Personal Trainer Certification'. This is an introductory level training designed for anyone interested in fitness, those who have never had any fitness training, and for those who work in tribal wellness programs. Topics covered during the training include anatomy and physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, exercise and weight management, instructional skills, class development, marketing, injury prevention and safety, special populations, choreography, and legal considerations.
Contact: (405) 325-4127
Sponsor: American Indian Institute
Website: http://www.aii.ou.edu/conferencestrainings/native-fitness-2013/ Exit Disclaimer

Health Equity Week of Action
January 21-29, 2013
Sterling, VA
Abstract: Health Equity Week of Action is a project of the American Medical Student Association. This annual event focuses on raising awareness about health disparities that exist across racial, ethnic, cultural and social groups. This year’s theme highlights food inequities and disparities faced in the United States. Information on free webinars and educational resources is available online.
Contact: (703) 620-6600
Sponsor: American Medical Student Association
Website: http://www.amsa.org/amsa/homepage/events/HEWA.aspx Exit Disclaimer

January

FEBRUARY

March

2013 AMCHP Conference
Advancing the Maternal & Child Health Vision
February 9-12, 2013
Omni Shoreham Hotel
Washington, D.C.
Abstract: The goal of the 2013 AMCHP Conference is to advance the health of women, children and families by promoting innovations in mother-child health policy and programs, sharing best practices, developing state MCH leadership and fostering multidisciplinary approaches to address key health issues impacting MCH.
Contact: Phone: (202) 775-0436 and Fax: (202) 775-0061
Sponsor: The Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs
Website: http://www.amchp.org/Calendar/Conferences/amchp-conference/Pages/default.aspx Exit Disclaimer

Preventive Medicine 2013
Population Health is Good Medicine: Improving the Health of People from the Clinic to the Community
February 20-23, 2012
Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort
Scottsdale, AZ
Abstract: Preventive Medicine 2013 is the annual meeting of the American College of Preventive Medicine. It attracts physicians, health professionals, health care organizations, government agencies, and those committed to disease prevention and health promotion.
Contact: Haydee Barno, MBA, CMP at (202) 466-2044 x103 or hbarno@acpm.org
Sponsor: American College of Preventive Medicine
Website: http://www.preventivemedicine2013.org/index.html Exit Disclaimer

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Sixth Health Disparities Conference
"Improving Medical Effectiveness and Health Outcomes to Achieve Health Equity Through Interprofessional Collaborations"
March 7-9, 2013
New Orleans, LA
Abstract: This conference will include discussions on successful multidisciplinary models for improving health systems outcomes. Previous conference attendee evaluations indicate that the abstract podium presentations will enhance the effectiveness of the conference and help to stimulate discussions surrounding effective clinical strategies, basic science, health policy and research disciplines, and most importantly, the significant role of mid-level providers and interdisciplinary collaborations. Conference participants will include clinicians (pharmacists, nurses, physician assistants, and other allied health professionals), health policy makers, health educators, and public and community health leaders whose work incorporates the use of mid-level providers to build partnerships to eliminate health disparities and improve health equity.
Contact: (404) 559-6191
Sponsor: Xavier University of Louisiana College of Pharmacy's Center for Minority Health & Health Disparities

The Association for Community Health Improvement's 10th National Community Health Conference
March 12-14, 2013
Hyatt Regency at the Arch
St. Louis, MO
Abstract: This conference is intended to help participants succeed inside their organizations in meeting new requirements and opportunities, while working effectively on a local and regional level as health improvement leaders, connecting to peers and national organizations, and utilizing resources and tools.
Contact: communityhlth@aha.org.
Sponsor: The Association for Community Health Improvement
Website: http://www.communityhlth.org/communityhlth/conf2013/annual13.html Exit Disclaimer

AMSA Annual Convention
March 14-17, 2013
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, D.C.
Abstract: Programming tracks for the American Medical Student Association Convention include Advocacy, Career and Professional Development, International Health, Professionalism, Wellness and Society, and Public Health. Early bird registration ends Jan. 27.
Contact: Andy Knoll at aknoll@amsa.org
Sponsor: American Medical Student Association
Website: http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/Events/Convention.aspx Exit Disclaimer


Native Fitness Training
March 15-17, 2013
Town & Country
San Diego, CA
Abstract: The Native Fitness Training is a health promotion program designed to train individuals to become community fitness leaders and instructors. Upon completing this three-day intensive training, participants will be prepared to implement and instruct aerobic exercise classes in their Native communities. Please note: This training does not provide the 'Personal Trainer Certification'.
This is an introductory level training designed for anyone interested in fitness, those who have never had any fitness training, and for those who work in tribal wellness programs. Topics covered during the training include anatomy and physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, exercise and weight management, instructional skills, class development, marketing, injury prevention and safety, special populations, choreography, and legal considerations.
Contact: (405) 325-4127
Sponsor: American Indian Institute
Website: http://www.aii.ou.edu/conferencestrainings/native-fitness-2013/ Exit Disclaimer

12th Native Women & Men's Wellness Conference "In Balance"
March 17-20, 2013
Town & Country Hotel
San Diego, CA
Abstract: This year's conference theme is with a focus on restoring the mind, body, and spirit. brings together tribal members from American Indian, Alaska Native and Canadian First Nation communities, tribal health system and IHS employees, public health and social science researchers, social workers, counselors, psychologists, educators, traditional food educators, health promotion specialists, and wellness leaders. The University of Oklahoma will provide 2.8 CEUs or 28 contact hours to any participants seeking continuing education. Conference tracks include behavioral health, health promotion and disease prevention and wellness.
Contact: (405) 325-4127
Sponsor: American Indian Institute
Website: http://www.aii.ou.edu/nativewellness2013/ Exit Disclaimer

2013 Reducing Health Disparities in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Summit
March 22 – 23, 2013
Sheraton Inner Harbor
Baltimore, MD
Abstract: The Endocrine Society is hosting its inaugural Reducing Health Disparities Summit in March 2013. This conference will bring together researchers, clinicians, health educators and public and community health leaders dedicated to building partnerships to reduce health disparities.
Contact: (301) 941-0200
Sponsor: The Endocrine Society
Website: http://www.endo-society.org/minorityactivities/conferences.cfm Exit Disclaimer

March

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May

A Cultural Competency Training Of Trainers Institute
April 22-26, 2013
Cross Cultural Health Care Program Center
Seattle, WA
Abstract: Designed to build the internal training capacity of health and human service organizations, this Training of Trainers Institute provides an intensive five-day course for organizations to meet mandates and recommendations for culturally and linguistically appropriate services. Work with our expert trainer and professional colleagues from around the country to develop and deliver quality staff and provider cultural competency education programs focused on patient-centered care and meeting Joint Commission and NCQA standards. With 20 years of experience and 35 trainers in 15 states, CCHCP helps organizations ensure health equity and quality care.
Contact: Nimisha Ghosh Roy at (206) 860-0329 or ccprograms@xculture.org
Sponsor: Cross Cultural Health Care Program
Website: http://xculture.org/cultural-competency-programs/cultural-competency-training/cc-tot-course-description/ Exit Disclaimer


Health Disparities Research at the Intersection of Race, Ethnicity, and Disability: A National Conference
April 25-26, 2013
Hyatt Regency Washington, D.C. on Capitol Hill
Washington, D.C.
Abstract: The goal of this conference is to bring together researchers, advocates, and policy makers in racial and ethnic disparities and disability-related disparities to share what is known about barriers to health care and health promotion for people with disabilities in underserved racial and ethnic groups and discuss priorities for future research and action.
Contact: baileyd@ohsu.edu
Sponsors: Association of University Centers on Disabilities and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Website: www.ohsu.edu/projectintersect Exit Disclaimer

NHMA 17th Annual Conference
"Strategies to Build Patient-Centered Medical Homes, Curriculum and Research that Improve the Health of Hispanics"
April 26-28, 2013
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
Washington, D.C.
Abstract: This conference brings together health experts from across the nation to share their multi-disciplinary experiences in improving health care delivery for Hispanic/Latino populations. CME accreditation will be provided.
Contact: conference@nhmamd.org or (202) 628-5895
Sponsor: The National Hispanic Medical Association
Website: http://www.nhmamd.org/index.php/events/17th-annual-conference Exit Disclaimer

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Gateway to Excellence Conference
May 3 – 5, 2013
Union Station Marriott
St. Louis, MO
Abstract: This three-day inaugural conference for professional lactation consultants will feature speakers such as Tom Hale, Catherine Watson Genna, Marsha Walker, and Liz Brooks.
Contact: Contact Kathryn Wall, USLCA Conference Planner at Kathryn@imiae.com
Sponsor: United States Lactation Consultant Association
Website: http://www.ilca.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3872 Exit Disclaimer

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