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Beyond Reimagining, Accelerating Praxis: Social Medicine In Practice Today

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Sponsor/Host: De Paul-Rush University Center for Community Health Equity, Rush University Medical Center, American Council on Graduate Medical Education International (ACGME-I), EqualHealth, SocMed, Partners In Health, Brigham and Womens Hospital Division of Global Health Equity, Social Medicine Alumni Action Network (SMAAN), SocMed Alumni Haiti (SMAH), and the Physicians Foundation
Address: 1900 West Van Buren Street Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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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.

Conference Goals:
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.
Convening Leadership:
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

Convening Organizations:
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