142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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The University of Illinois at Chicago's(UIC) Urban Health Program: A Pipeline to Health Professions Model for Reducing Health Disparities at the State and Local Level

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Monday, November 17, 2014: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Session Objectives: Panelist will present statistics on evaluation and analysis of pipeline programs throughout the state of Illinois and its effectiveness to increase the minority population within the health professions. - Describe relevance of pipeline programs to the elimination of the health disparities - Discuss challenges in recruitment and retention particularly relative to African American students - Describe qualities of successful intervention that promote retention of AA and Latino students - Describe importance of grounding students in knowledge and practical experience with under-served populations.


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Organized by: Black Caucus of Health Workers
Endorsed by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights