Family Medicine Global Health Workshop

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Registration is open for the 2017 Global Health Workshop. Reserve your spot today.

Family Medicine Global Health Workshop

October 5-7, 2017
JW Marriott
Houston, TX


The 2017 Global Health Workshop will go on as planned in Houston, TX, at the JW Marriott. The hotel staff has assured us the venue will be able to host the event.

We look forward to welcoming you to Houston and showcasing the resilient spirit of the city as we explore global health topics.


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Make Your Impact More Sustainable

Whether you're exploring opportunities to engage in global health, preparing for your overseas experience, or seeking to broaden your clinical knowledge about global health concerns, the Global Health Workshop is the place to network, learn, and train with current and aspiring global health advocates.

Connect with people and places.
Learn what only experience can teach you.

  • Match your experience and skills with global health needs.
  • Prepare to serve as a family medicine consultant
  • Learn how to organize and conduct a global health consultation
  • Evaluate the practical management of chronic diseases in resource-constrained settings
  • Advise and train students, residents and physicians for global health endeavors
  • Promote family medicine faculty development
  • Explore opportunities to think on a global scale in a local setting

Register Now

Registration is open for the 2017 Global Health Workshop. Reserve your spot today.

Help Your Colleagues Abroad Attend the Workshop

Contribute to the Global Health Workshop Scholarship to help provide opportunities for physicians abroad to experience the Workshop.

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Alexander Ivanov
AAFP Center for Global Health Initiatives
(913) 906-6000 ext. 5123
aivanov@aafp.org

Ashley Poole
Interprofessional Activities
(913) 906-6000 ext. 3140
apoole@aafp.org

Schedule at a Glance

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

9:00 am – 5:00 p.m.

Pre-conference 1

1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Pre-conference 2 and Preconference 3

 

 

Thursday, October 5, 2017

7:50 – 8:00 a.m.

Welcome

8:00 – 8:45 a.m.

General Session I – Ostergaard Lectureship in Global Health

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Workshop sessions

10:00 – 10:15 a.m.

Break

10:15 – 11:15 a.m.

Workshop sessions

11:20 am – 12:00 p.m.

Workshop sessions

12:00 -1:00 p.m.

Lunch (General & Special Interest Groups)

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

General Session II – Ideas Worth Sharing

2:15 – 3:00 p.m.

Workshop sessions

3:00 – 3:15 p.m.

Break

3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

General Session III

4:30 – 5:15 p.m.

Workshop sessions

5:15 – 6:30 p.m.

Networking reception & Poster presentations

 

 

Friday, October 6, 2017

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.

Breakfast

8:00 – 8:45 a.m.

General Session IV

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Workshop sessions

10:00 – 10:15 a.m.

Break

10:15 – 11:15 a.m.

Workshop sessions

11:20 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Workshop sessions

12:00 -1:15 p.m.

Lunch on own

1:15 – 2:15 p.m.

General Session V

2:30 – 3:15 p.m.

Workshop sessions

3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

Poster presentations

4:15 – 5:15 p.m.

Workshop sessions

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Dine Out Groups (3)

 

 

Saturday, October 7, 2017

8:00 – 8:45 a.m.

General Session VI

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Workshop sessions

10:00 – 10:15 a.m.

Break

10:15 – 11:15 a.m.

Workshop sessions

11:20 am – 12:00 p.m.

Workshop sessions

12:00 - 12:30 p.m.

General Session VII – Wrap-up


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Questions?


Alexander Ivanov
AAFP Center for Global Health Initiatives
(913) 906-6000 ext. 5123
aivanov@aafp.org

Ashley Poole
Interprofessional Activities
(913) 906-6000 ext. 3140
apoole@aafp.org