Conferences & Professional Development, November 19, 2014


First Annual Palliative Care Conference:Moments of Life: Making them count, November 21

Presented by The Central Alabama Hospice and Palliative Nursing Association (HPNA)   with Dr. Sam Perna, Dr. Heather Herrington, Attorney Bill Nolan and Chaplain Craig Greer presenting. Contact hours, breakfast and handouts provided. Friday, November 21, 2014, MCSA UAB Hospital, 7:30AM-1:00 PM. For questions contact Ami Goodnough  via email ( or Jackie Palmore via email ( or at 205-975-0826. Early registration by Friday November 7th  $25, At the door $30.  Registration form here.


What New Investigators Need to Know About Dissemination and Implementation (Tues., December 2, 1:30 - 2:30pm ET)

Join us for our next Advanced Topics in Dissemination & Implementation Research webinar hosted by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Division of Cancer Control & Population Sciences Implementation Science Team. On Tuesday, December 2, 2014 from 1:30-2:30 pm ET, Dr. Alice Ammerman will present “What New Investigators Need to Know About Dissemination and Implementation”. Implementation science methodologies, approaches and tools have great interdisciplinary applicability. Join us for a robust discussion of what new (and "new to") D&I investigators need to know to succeed in this burgeoning field. Click here for more information.

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.

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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