Health Equity Regional Symposia - Panama City, January 27, 2015

  • 27 Jan 2015
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Gulf Coast State College, Panama City

Registration

Note: On-line registration closed January 21 at 5 PM EST.  On-site registration will be available, so plan to come.  Checks or credit cards may be use on site for payment.

Program Agenda: Conference Brochure- 12 29 14.pdf

“Featuring a keynote address by Health Equity Pioneer Adewale Troutman, MD, MPH, Associate Dean for Health Equity & Community Engagement at the University of South Florida’s School of Public Health and Immediate Past President of the American Public Health Association.” 

Symposia Overview

The Regional Health Equity Symposia will offer engaging learning environments to share practical definitions of health equity and the National Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Service (CLAS) standards.  Participants will dialogue and exchange information about local challenges to achieving health equity and strategies for implementing CLAS.  Participants will leave knowing how they can create a positive and lasting change where they live, work, and play.  The agenda will include speakers from county health departments and academia working to achieve health equity in the state of Florida. 

Symposia Leaning Objectives

Participants who attend a Regional Health Equity Symposium will learn

1.      How to distinguish health equity from health disparities.

2.      How they can contribute to improving health equity in Florida.

3.      What is CLAS and how does it advance health equity

4.      How FPHA can support local communities advancing health equity and CLAS.

Event Highlights

·        Keynote Speaker: Adewale Troutman, MD, MPH, Associate Dean for Health Equity & Community Engagement at the University of South Florida’s School of Public Health and Immediate Past President of the American Public Health Association.

·        Breakout sessions and roundtable discussions

·        A healthy lunch

·        A Health Equity and CLAS Toolkit

Who Should Attend

The symposia are open to ANYONE with an interest in health equity and CLAS.  Additionally, FPHA encourages public health practitioners, clinicians, researchers, community health workers, nonprofit partners, social workers, community and urban planners, and students to attend.

 

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