Tag Archives: APHA

APHA 2018 Call for Abstracts + Awesome Accepted Abstracts Webinar Materials

By | December 19, 2017

The Call for Abstracts for the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association is live! Abstracts are now being accepted by the Medical Care Section (as well as the other APHA sections, caucuses, and forums), and the deadline is Friday, February 23 March 2, 2018 (*EXTENDED!*). On behalf of the Medical Care Section’s Health… Read More »

The Intersection of Religion, Female Empowerment, and Access to Reproductive Healthcare

By | June 22, 2017

Reproductive rights have been a topic for policy making and legal jurisprudence throughout much of the past century. As the healthcare system of the United States continues to evolve, women’s health and reproductive rights remain central to the debate. A recent policy update by Aishwarya Rajagopalan and Lisa Lines here at The Medical Care Blog discusses… Read More »

APHA 2016 – One Student’s Experience

By | November 18, 2016

Posters and banners declaring “Creating the Healthiest Nation: Ensuring the Right to Health” were hung throughout the Colorado Convention Center in downtown Denver last month, celebrating the theme of the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) 144th Annual Meeting and Expo.  As a first time attendee, one of approximately 11,600 people, I was a bit overwhelmed;… Read More »

APHA 2016 – Editors’ Wrap-up

By | November 8, 2016

After a whirlwind APHA 2016 in Denver, we are back with a quick summary of the meeting and Medical Care Section events. There were about 11,600 conference registrants overall. We were impressed with the great turnout for Medical Care Section events. We had standing room only for the Special Invited Panel Session: The Childhood Roots of Health Inequity, a… Read More »

APHA16 Preview

By | October 27, 2016

In just a few days, thousands of public health practitioners, students, scholars, and activists will descend on Denver, Colorado for APHA 2016. This year, your faithful co-editors will be there, live-tweeting about sessions! So be sure to follow @MedCareBloggers for real-time updates. Here are just a few of the sessions we’re looking forward to this year:… Read More »