The Association for Prevention Teaching and Research annual meeting-Teaching Prevention 2017: Aligning Curriculum to Achieve Health Equity-will take place Wednesday, April 5 through Friday, April 7, 2017 in Savannah, GA. This conference will focus on addressing the many changes and challenges in health professions education particularly around issues of health equity. Attendees will learn about innovations and strategies for teaching population health.
This meeting is designed for health professions faculty and students who teach prevention and population health.
Create an environment for dialogue around how to teach issues of health equity and better understand the social determinants of health.
Bring together faculty and students from across the health professions to share teaching strategies and evidence-based approaches that promote health and health equity.
Highlight innovative teaching, research, and practice that address the social determinants of health.
Strengthen bonds and foster new ones among health professions schools and public health programs to improve student knowledge.
Conference Learning Objectives
Describe innovative teaching, research, and practice methods that address the social determinants of health.
Discuss the value of multidisciplinary perspectives and approaches for reducing health disparities and advancing health equity.
Employ teaching strategies and evidence-based approaches that promote health and health equity.
Explain key strategies for planning, implementing, and evaluating meaningful experiential learning opportunities in public health education.
Use innovative tools to engage students in hands-on and hybrid learning formats.
Describe and apply interprofessional educational experiences and approaches focused on clinical prevention and population health.
Explore how divergent perspectives can be effectively addressed in public health and health professions courses.
Discuss strategies for teaching and developing leadership in health policy and advocacy among health professions students.