Conferences & Professional Development Announcements


The 17th Annual Rural Health Conference- April 27-28

The 17th Annual Rural Health Conference will be held on April 27-28, 2016, at the Bryant Conference Center on The University of Alabama campus. The title of the conference is: “Complementary and Integrative Medicine: A Whole Person Approach to Health Care.” The conference is hosted by the Institute for Rural Health Research at the UA College of Community Health Sciences. Click here for more information.

The UA system 2016 Scholars Institute

Now in its 9th year, the UA System Scholars Institute is hosted each year on a rotating basis by one of the UA System campuses. Scholars Institutes are open to faculty, staff, and administration attendance from all three campuses. The Scholars Institute supports collaboration among faculty and administration system-wide, and encourages a shared community of knowledge for implementing best practices into the use of technology in the teaching, learning, and research processes. You are invited to explore their site for additional information on the 2016 Scholars Institute which will take place on May 17th & 18th, 2016 and will be hosted by UAH. Please contact this year’s Scholars Institute Chair for more information: Dr. Sherri Restauri sherri.restauri@uah.edu

The National Black Nurses Association 44th Annual Institue and Conference - August 2016

The National Black Nurses Association 44th Annual Institue and Conference; "Nursing: Advancing Healthcare Practices through Diversity and Collaboration" Wednesday, August 2 – Sunday, August 7, 2016 Sheraton Memphis Downtown, Memphis, TN. Click here for more information.


Sigma Theta Tau International - Call for abstracts! Due May 24

Sigma Theta Tau International Theta Beta Chapter presents: Region 8 Conference 2016 “Nursing: The Next Generation – How Will We Contribute to a New Health Ecosystem?” September 29 – October 1, 2016 Jackson, Mississippi. ***Call for Abstracts*** Deadline: May 24, 2016. Abstracts are encouraged within the general categories of: Education, Clinical Practice, Technology, Service, and Healthcare Administration Selected presenters must agree to register for the conference on the day they present.


Joining Forces to Restore Lives - October 7, Tampa, FL

Joining Forces To Restore Lives: International Nursing Research, Education and Practice on Military and Veteran’s Health, October 7, 2016 at the Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS). Participants of the Joining Forces Conference are encouraged to join in on the:IS-ART Conference Beyond PTSD: Emerging Research and Clinical Applications of ART October 8-9, 2016. Participants of the Joining Forces event receive a 50% discount on the IS-ART Conference Registration. For more information click here.


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