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Assuring Equity Through Health and Health Care Reform

Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 8:00 AM - Friday, October 2, 2009 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

New York, United States

Assuring Equity Through Health and Health Care Reform

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Event Details

 

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

In Collaboration with 

New York State’s Six Project EXPORT Centers 

NYSDOH Office of Minority Health

Public Health Association of New York City

 

Presents

Assuring Equity Through Health and
Health Care Reform

 

 

                                 DETAILED PROGRAM COMING SOON....

                                   Featuring: 

Dr. John Ruffin, NCMHD

Dr. Melissa Harris-Lacewell, Princeton University

    Dr. Thomas LaVeist , Johns Hopkins University

Dr. David R. Williams, Harvard University

             Mr. Ron Pollack, Families USA

 

 

C O N F E R E N C E   P R O G R A M

 

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

 

8:00am – 9:00am        Registration and Breakfast

 

9:00am – 9:15am        Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:20am – 10:20am      Plenary Session 

 

10:30am – 12 noon     Concurrent Workshop Panels

 

Primary Care

Political Reform: What’s Happening in Albany and Washington?

Changing the Social Determinants of Health

Reform in the Pharmaceutical Industry 

 Sustaining Community Health Workers

 Comparative Effectiveness Research

 Women’s Health

 

12 noon – 1:00pm     Plenary Session

 

1:00pm – 2:30pm       Luncheon

                                        Poster Session

 

3:00pm – 4:30pm        Concurrent Workshop Panels

 

Public Health Equity

Insuring The Uninsured & Underinsured 

Community Health Centers & the Safety Net

 The Role of Foundations

  Preparing Physicians for the 21st Century

 Community – Based Participatory Research (CBPR)

 Assuring Diversity in the Health Professions

 

4:30pm – 5:00pm        Closing Remarks

 

 

 

C O N F E R E N C E   P R O G R A M

 

Friday, October 2nd , 2009

 

8:30am – 9:00am        Registration and Breakfast

 

9:00am – 10:00am      Opening Plenary 

 

10:15am – 11:45am       Concurrent Workshop Panels

 

Cultural Competency        

The Role of Community Engagement & Grassroots Advocacy

Research in Clinical and Translational Science

Sexual & Reproductive Health

 Caring for Veterans

Immigrant Health

Children’s Health
                               

 

11:45am – 1:00pm       Luncheon           

                                        Poster Session

 

1:00pm – 2:00pm        Plenary Session

                                  

2:00pm – 3:30pm        Concurrent Workshop Panels

 

Equity Leadership in Academic Medicine

Academic-Community Partnerships

Environmental Justice

Mental Health Equity

Youth Advocacy

LGBQT Health

                              

 

3:30pm – 4:30pm          Closing Plenary

 

4:30pm – 5:30pm         Town Hall Meeting: EXPORT Centers

                                          Developing an Action Plan

 

 

Abstract/Poster Submissions Due: September 15, 2009

For more information, please call (718) 430-2657

 

This conference is supported by a grant from the National Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD)

Have questions about Assuring Equity Through Health and Health Care Reform? Contact the organizer

When & Where



The New York Academy of Medicine
1216 5th Ave
New York, 10029

Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 8:00 AM - Friday, October 2, 2009 at 5:00 PM (EDT)


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Accommodations

 

Hotel Wales

1295 Madison Avenue

New York, NY 10128

Tel: (917) 639-4820

Fax: (212) 876-7139

Reservations: 1-866-925-3746

http://www.waleshotel.com

 

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Courtyard New York Manhattan/Upper East Side

410 East 92nd Street

New York, New York 10128 USA

Phone:  1-212-410-6777

Fax:  1-212-423-1236

 

Parking

 

Merit Parking

12 E. 107th Street (bet 5th and Madison)

1-212-722-9356

$25 - All day parking

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 - 12:16 PM

Abstract Submission Deadline Extended to Friday, September 18th, 2009.

 

Tuesday, September 1, 2009 - 12:32 PM

Abstract Submission Guidelines

 

Authors are invited to submit abstracts describing topics relevant to any of the areas below:

 

·Public Health/Community Health

·Health Care and Health Quality Research

·Health Disparities/ Health Inequities

·Social Determinants of Health

·Sexual & Reproductive Health/Women’s Health

·Health Professions Pipeline/Diversity Programs

·Environmental Justice 

·Health Policy

·Children’s Health

·Immigrant Health

 

-Abstracts must be between 250-500 words.

 

- Purpose/Objective - Should be informative and short, stating why the

   study/program/initiative was conducted or is being conducted;

 

- Material & Methods – indicate the participating institution/centre, number of

  study/program/initiative participants, non-human species or material being studied, the

  principal procedures, assays, tests or treatments performed;

 

- Results – confirming or refuting the hypothesis, supported by statistics if appropriate;

 

-Conclusions – stating the major new findings of the study/program/initiative and

  specifying what these findings add to existing knowledge;

 

-Authors names and affiliations. Name of the presenting author should be underlined.

 

-Single-Spaced; Use 12 point Times New Roman or Arial font.

 

-Type the name, affiliation, complete address, telephone, fax number and email for every author listed.

 

Abstracts may be emailed to Melissa.Burnside@einstein.yu.edu will receive a confirmation email when your abstract has been received. If you do not receive a confirmation within 48 hours, please call (718) 430-2657.

 

Monday, August 31, 2009 - 4:51 PM

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

New York State’s Six Project EXPORT Centers

 NYSDOH Office of Minority Health &

Public Health Association  of New  York City

Call for Posters 

The New York Academy of Medicine

Located on E. 103rd St. & 5th Ave

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 1st & October 2nd, 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABSTRACTS DUE:  SEPTEMBER 15, 2009
We are soliciting posters for the 2009 Assuring Equity Through Health and Health Care Reform Conference scientific symposium to be held in New York, NY, Friday, October 2 nd, 2009.

 

Topics of Interest

The Poster presentations should incorporate current information in any of the following areas:

·Public Health/Community Health

·Health Care and Health Quality Research

·Health Disparities/ Health Inequities

·Social Determinants of Health

·Sexual & Reproductive Health/Women’s Health

·Health Professions Pipeline/Diversity Programs              

·Environmental Justice 

·Health Policy

·Children’s Health

·Immigrant Health

 

 

 

 

 

Poster Guidelines

Posters should be:

• Brief and able to communicate the topic clearly

• Easy to read from 4 to 6 feet away

• Stand-alone for tabletop display, no wider than 36” when standing; or suitable for easel display (please indicate   

   whether easel or table-top)

 

 

 

 

Presenters are encouraged to be present at their poster during the designated poster sessions for the conference. Poster Sessions are Oct. 1st from 11:30 am - 12:45 pm and Oct. 2nd 12 noon to 1:30 pm. Posters may be left up throughout the conference and must be taken down by 4:30 pm.

 

 

 

 

Posters should reflect integrative approaches to individual and community health promotion using evidence-based research, interventions, intervention guided-research, and health policy advocacy are also encouraged.

 

 

 

 

All posters should be well organized, evaluated and ranked for originality, quality, topic applicability, and relation to the goals of the conference.

 

 

 

 

***Students are especially encouraged to submit posters pertaining to their academic/co-curricular research. Three student finalists will receive awards for their abstracts and presentations. Student awards will be determined on the basis of presentation, style, and knowledge of the subject matter. The finalists will be awarded prizes in the amount of: $150 - 1st place, $125 - 2nd place, $50 - 3rd place.

 

 

 

INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMITTING POSTERS
 Poster submission deadline: September 15, 2009

Poster must contain an Abstract

 Posters follows the format:  Purpose/Objective, Methods, Results and Conclusion

 Authors will be notified by September 22, 2009

 

 

 

 Email Submissions: mburnsid@aecom.yu.edu

For more information, please call (718) 430-2657

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