Submit Abstracts for Family Medicine Global Health Workshop

May 18, 2015 09:38 pm News Staff

For family physicians interested in learning more about global health -- and for those who have global health experiences to share -- the AAFP's 2015 Family Medicine Global Health Workshop, Oct. 2-4 in Denver, is the place to be.

[Doctor holding virtual globe in hands]

This year's workshop theme is Promoting Health for All: Family Medicine and Global Health.

Practicing physicians, faculty, residents and students with interests or experience in international and/or global health activities are encouraged to submit abstracts for poster, peer and concept presentations sessions.

Presentations related to the following topics are welcome:

  • Global family medicine training development
  • Global family medicine knowledge, skills, attitudes and competencies
  • Health systems, organization, program development and capacity-building
  • Global health practice

Presentations specific to the following tracks are encouraged:

  • Track 1 -- Global family medicine development
  • Track 2 -- Student/resident global health interests
  • Track 3 -- Global clinical issues
  • Track 4 -- Practicing physicians' engagement in global health

The submission deadline is May 31. For more information, contact Ashley Jungles or Alex Ivanov.

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