Conferences & Professional Development, December 17, 2014


7th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation: Transforming Health Systems to Optimize Individual and Population Health, December 8-9

Abstract Submission Deadline: August 8, 2014. Abstracts are encouraged for 3 types of scientific sessions: Individual Oral Presentations, Panels, and Poster Sessions. Descriptions of each type of session and instructions for submission are provided below. The goal of these sessions is to stimulate interactions among researchers and experts in the field. Therefore, the sessions will be structured and executed in order to optimize interaction and networking among conference participants.

January 2015

5th Annual Oncology Nursing Winter CE Blitz. (8.4 CE/Rx TBD), January 17

Hosted by Central AL Chapter of ONS Held at UAB School of Nursing, Auditorium 1028, 7:30-4:00 Deadline to register is January 10. Click here for more information.

Genetics and Genomics in Clinical Research Genomics Immersion Course, January 26th -30th, 2015

This course will review the principles, major technologies, and experimental approaches in genetics and genomics through both lectures and hands-on activities. Course will be taught by Department of Genetics and HudsonAlpha faculty. January 26th -30th, 2015, 7:15 am-11: 15 am Location: Edge of Chaos, 1700 University Blvd. 4th floor. Cost; $50 - Faculty, $25 -Post-Doc, $10 - Students. Please save your spot by emailing Shaila Handattu at

February 2015

Greater Birmingham Chapter American, Association of Critical Care Nurses, Call for Proposals: 2015 Nursing Symposium

The Greater Birmingham Chapter Nursing Symposium will be held at the Birmingham Marriott (Grandview) in Birmingham, Alabama on February 20th, 2015. The symposium is a held annually with participation of around 75 nurses each year. Evaluations of this symposium continue to be excellent and it has earned a great reputation. The program committee seeks proposals that reflect state-of-the-art information in critical and acute care as well as leadership topics that introduce future trends. Speakers should be experts on the topics that they present and should incorporate the most recent research and advances in practice. Content should relate to the development of competence, proficiency, and excellence in these specific areas of nursing practice. Proposals are encouraged from health professionals in all disciplines.  Program information form and AACN CNE Bio data form.

March 2015

6th Annual Global Health Conference, Invitation to Participate

Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) invites all persons wishing to report original research, innovative projects or novel programs related to global health to submit abstracts to be considered for presentation. The conference will be held in Boston, MA, March 26-28 2015.

April 2015

Save the Date!  19th World Congress on Distaster and Emergency Medicine, April 21-24, 2015, Cape Town, South Africa

May 2015

QSEN National Forum - May 26-28 Call for Abstracts

The Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) National Forum is designed to attract nursing leaders in academia and practice to share

  • innovations in curricular design and teaching strategies
  • research related to education in academia and practice
  • clinical innovations and research in practice related to the QSEN competencies of patient-centered care, evidence-based practice, quality improvement, safety, teamwork, and informatics
To present papers or posters, submit abstracts online from September 15 to December 30, 2014.

The 4th Annual Global TeleHealth 2015 Conference for Peer Reviewed and Applied Learning, May 29, 30

Open to all academic, healthcare, health informatics and telehealth professionals from Canada and around the world.

June 2015

The International Council of Nurses, June 2015            

The ICN Conference to be held in Seoul, Republic of Korea, June 19-23, 2015. With the theme "Global Citizen, Global Nursing," the ICN 2015 Conference will provide a global platform for the dissemination of nursing knowledge and leadership across specialities, cultures and countries.  Topics areas include; research and expertise on how to provide quality care, improve populations' equity and access to health care or contribute to further advance nursing knowledge and practice. Please do not hesitate to contact Marie Barry at if you have any questions.

AcademyHealth 2015 Annual Research Meeting, Abstracts Due January 15

For more than 30 years, AcademyHealth's Annual Research Meeting (ARM) has been the premier forum for health services research, where more than 2,400 attendees gather to discuss health policy implications, sharpen research methods, and network with colleagues from around the world.

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