ACU supports the health care workforce by providing opportunities for continued professional development and interaction with other health professionals committed to the underserved.
Upcoming Conferences and Webinars
May 1, May 29 and June 26, 2-3 p.m. ET, a free, three-part webinar series on Primary Care for our Aging Population intended to improve the geriatric health workforce in community health centers. A joint offering of Community Health Partners for Sustainability, the National Center for Health and the Aging and the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing.
- Part 1 (May 1, 2:00-3:00 PM ET) on primary prevention tools (check for archived version).
- Part 2 (May 29, 2:00-3:00 PM ET) common screenings for older adults.
- Part 3 (June 26, 2:00-3:00 PM ET) important cancer screenings for older adults.
May 29–30, 2013, The Eighth Annual NIH Pain Consortium Symposium on Advances in Pain Research, which will take place on May 29–30, 2013, on the NIH campus. The scientific presentations this year will focus on “Integrated Self-Management Strategies for Chronic Pain.” Researchers, health professionals, and the public are welcome to attend the meeting. Dr. Briggs encourages NCCAM-funded investigators to attend and join the conversation about how to strengthen pain research.
June 4 – 6, the 2013 Health Center and Public Housing National Symposium in Denver, CO, presented by Community Health Partners for Sustainability and the National Center for Health in Public Housing.
July 15 – 18, 38th Annual National Wellness Conference in Stevens Point, WI. Presented by the National Wellness Institute, the conference includes more than 70 sessions for professional development and personal renewal, intensive/certification programs, networking and CEC opportunities, and more. Scholarships are available to those serving communities in need – apply by May 1, 2013.
August 9 – 11, IM4US presents Taking Integrative medicine out of the Boutiques and into the Streets, its third annual conference on Integrative Medicine for the Underserved in Santa Clara, CA. Call for speakers available online. Submission deadline: May 1, 2013.
November 10 – 13, the 2013 National Primary Oral Health Conference sponsored by the National Network for Oral Health Access in Denver, CO, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The largest gathering of health center oral health program staff and the primary venue for Health Center Dental Directors and their support teams to share quality improvement best practices, obtain clinical and administrative continuing education, and attend sessions on emerging oral health issues.