CALL FOR ABSTRACTS — APHA's 2019 Annual Meeting and Expo
Meeting theme: Creating the Healthiest Nation: For science. For action. For health
Submission Deadline: Thursday, February 21, 2019
The Podiatric Health section of the American Public Health Association (APHA) invites the submission of abstracts for individual paper presentation for the 148th APHA Annual Meeting, November 2-November 6, 2019 in Philadelphia, PA, "Creating the Healthiest Nation: For science. For action. For health.” Abstracts from members of this and other sections, resident, students and new professionals are encouraged. Topics on access to foot and ankle and lower extremity care are encouraged but any topics on foot and ankle care related to public health will be considered.
Foot and ankle public health abstracts
Foot and ankle public health advocacy abstracts
Abstracts should be no more than 250 words
All presenters must be Individual members of APHA in order to present
All presenters must register for the meeting
Abstracts cannot be presented or published in any journal prior to the APHA Annual Meeting
Continuing Education Credit:
APHA values the ability to provide continuing education credit to physicians, nurses, health educators, and those certified in public health at its annual meeting. Please complete all required information when submitting an abstract so members can claim credit for attending your session. These credits are necessary for members to keep their licenses and credentials. For a session to be eligible for Continuing Education Credit, each presenter, panelist, discussant, and/or faculty must provide:
an abstract free of trade and/or commercial product names;
at least one MEASURABLE SINGLE objective (“to understand” or “to learn” are not measurable objectives and compound objectives are not acceptable). Use ONLY the following Measurable Action Verbs: Explain, Demonstrate, Analyze, Formulate, Discuss, Compare, Differentiate, Describe, Name, Assess, Evaluate, Identify, Design, Define or List.
A signed Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form with a relevant qualification statement; Example of Acceptable Biographical Qualification Statement: (I have been the principal or co-principal of multiple federally funded grants focusing on the epidemiology of drug abuse, HIV prevention and co-occurring mental and drug use disorders. Among my scientific interests has been the development of strategies for preventing HIV and STDs in out-of-treatment drug users.)
All continuing education learning content must be of sound science or professional practice and serve to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills and professional competence of the health professional. Learning content should be evidence-based if available. A list of over 30 areas will be provided online for you to choose from. You will be asked to choose at least one or up to 6 areas that your presentation will address.
Thank you for your assistance in making your session credit worthy. Contact Annette Ferebee at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions concerning continuing education. For program questions, contact the program planner listed below.
Program Planner Contact Information:
James Wrobel, DPM, MS Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Diabetes University Of Michigan 24 Frank Lloyd Wright Dr Ann Arbor, MI 48105 Phone: 734-647-5871 email@example.com
James R. Christina, DPM APMA American Podiatric Medical Association 9312 Old Georgetown Road Bethesda, MD 20814 Phone: 301-581-9265 Fax: 301-530-2752 firstname.lastname@example.org