Beyond Reimagining, Accelerating Praxis:Social Medicine In Practice Today
The Social Medicine Consortium will be hosting their second annual Conference On April 29, 2017 at Malcolm X College in Chicago.
Registration is now open.
Registration: is $50 for the general public and $25 for students, and includes snacks and lunch.
Fee Waiver: SMC believes that financial pressure should not be a barrier to attendance. To request a registration waiver, email them at [email protected].
International travel grants: Limited assistance is available to help cover travel expenses for international colleagues. Apply here.
Facilitating critical dialogue: creating a space for critical dialogue among health professionals and the broader community of social justice activists locally and globally toward a deeper understanding of social medicine, inequity in health, and opportunities for collaboration toward change.
Training for change: training participants in the pedagogy of social medicine, including advocacy skills to build a platform for the year ahead.
Disseminating best practice tools: sharing best practice tools being used in social medicine to develop practical skills and deepen strategic partnerships around curriculum development and transformative social medicine education.
Reinforcing our commitment: radically reinforcing SMC’s commitment to interprofessional and multisectoral engagement in social change among a diverse body of planners, speakers and participants, while broadening SMC membership beyond physician-led initiatives.
Building solidarity: on the foundations of critical dialogue and community organizing, building solidarity and leadership in social medicine globally.
David Ansell, MD, Senior Vice President, Community Health Equity at Rush University Medical Center
Michelle Morse, MD, MPH, Co-founder, Social Medicine Consortium
Michael Westerhaus, MD, MA, Co-founder, Social Medicine Consortium
Center for Community Health Equity (DePaul University and Rush University Medical Center)
Rush University Medical Center
Learn more: http://www.tgs.northwestern.edu/about/news-events/stories/2017/beyond-reimagining,-accelerating-praxis-social-medicine-in-practice-today.html