The North Carolina Alliance for Health Professions Diversity in collaboration with North Carolina Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program and Winston-Salem State University School of Health Sciences will host its biannual conference, March 22 – 24, 2017 at the Grandover Resort and Conference Center 1000 Club Road in Greensboro, NC.

Abstract Submission

Abstracts are due by Friday, January 27, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Participants will be notified of acceptance on or before February 3, 2017. The conference proceedings will be published in the Journal of Best Practices in Health Professions Diversity: Research, Education and Policy.

For questions regarding abstract submission, please contact:

Dr. Vanessa Duren-Winfield,
winfieldva@wssu.edu
336-750-8677
 OR
Dr. Elijah Onsomu
onsomue@wssu.edu
336-750-2279,

Registration

The theme of this year’s conference is “Closing the Gaps: Exploring Evidence-Based Practices to Enhance Health Professions Diversity.” This three-day conference will focus on showcasing best practice models and strategies that have proven successful in recruiting and retaining students in health professional programs as well as maintaining a diverse workforce setting.

  • The first day is a recruitment seminar for health professions students and advisers.
  • The following two days will provide opportunities to network and collaborate with others who share the same interests in creating diversity in the health workforce.
  • All conference participants will receive a copy of the Journal of Best Practices in Health Professions Diversity: Research, Education and Policy valued at $99.