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Upcoming Events

The Sullivan Alliance Board members, staff and partners often attend or host events to inform – or stay up-to-date on – healthcare issues and activities. Upcoming events are featured in The Sullivan Alliance event calendar below.

Date/Time
Topic
Mar 1, 2017 –
Mar 31, 2017
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
If all men and women age 50 and older were screened regularly, 6 out of 10 deaths could be prevented.
Mar 1, 2017 –
Mar 31, 2017
National Nutrition Month
National Nutrition Month encourages people to adopt daily exercise and informed food choices to improve health.
Mar 1, 2017 –
Mar 31, 2017
National Kidney Month
March is National Kidney Month and the National Kidney Foundation is calling on all Americans to take five healthy steps for their kidneys.
Mar 24, 2017 –
Mar 26, 2017
National Medical Association 2017 Health Policy Colloquium
The theme of the 2017 National Medical Association Colloquium is The Health of the Black Family and will focus on the impacts of clinical, policy, and social determinants of health.
Mar 29, 2017 2:00 pm –
3:00 pm
Dental Therapists - Model Curriculum for Community College Settings
This Community Catalyst webinar will include an overview of the new dental therapy curriculum report, opportunities for community colleges and a detailed review of the sample curriculum for a dental therapy associate degree program.
Apr 1, 2017 –
Apr 30, 2017
Arab American Heritage Month
Celebrate the culture of Arab Americans and the contributions they have made to the United States.
Apr 1, 2017 –
Apr 30, 2017
National Minority Health Month
National Minority Health Month is an initiative that addresses the health needs of all people of color through promoting primary care and early detection.
Apr 3, 2017 –
Apr 9, 2017
National Public Health Week
The American Public Health Association develops a national campaign during National Public Health Week to educate the public regarding important health issues.
Apr 5, 2017 –
Apr 7, 2017
2017 Virginia Hospital Research and Education Foundation Spring Conference
This Virginia Hospital Research and Education Foundation Conference will give insight into best practices in technology, methodology, patient experience and outcome optimization to ensure Virginia is a leading force for health care innovation.
Apr 24, 2017 –
Apr 26, 2017
2017 National Oral Health Conference
This annual oral health conference is designed for anyone interested in collaborating to improve the oral health of the public.
Apr 26, 2017 1:00 pm –
2:00 pm
CDC Webinar- Exploring Community-Wide Interventions That Have Health Impact in 5 Years (HI-5)- An In-Depth Look at Public Transportation Expansion
The CDC encourages public health professionals, community-based organizations, and urban planners to join us for this free one-hour Web Forum discussing the impact of public transportation expansion.
May 1, 2017 –
May 31, 2017
Asian Pacific Islander Month
Celebrate the millions of Asian/Pacific Americans whose contributions have helped make America a strong, vibrant, and free society.
May 6, 2017 –
May 12, 2017
National Nurses Week
Organized on behalf of the American Nurses Association, National Nurses Week coincides with Florence Nightingale's birthday, May 12.
May 23, 2017 –
May 26, 2017
Preventive Medicine 2017
The annual meeting of the American College of Preventive Medicine is the premier event for professionals in disease prevention and health promotion.
Aug 1, 2017 –
Aug 31, 2017
National Immunization Awareness Month
The goal of this month is promote the importance immunization across the country.
Aug 14, 2017 –
Aug 18, 2017
NIMHD Health Disparities Research Institute
The 5-day NIMHD Health Disparities Research Institute features lectures, seminars, and small group discussions to support early career minority health and health disparities researchers.
Sep 15, 2017 –
Oct 15, 2017
National Hispanic Heritage Month
Celebrate the culture of U.S. residents who trace their toots to Spain, Mexico, and the Spanish-speaking nations of Central America, South American and the Caribbean.
Oct 1, 2017 –
Oct 31, 2017
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common kind of cancer in women.
Oct 1, 2017 –
Oct 31, 2017
National Dental Hygiene Month
Keep them healthy. Keep them clean.
Oct 6, 2017 –
Oct 12, 2017
Physician Assistant Week
National PA Week is a celebration of the PA profession.
Nov 1, 2017 –
Nov 30, 2017
Lung Cancer Awareness Month
The goal is to support research that finds a cure and bring attention to the disease.
Nov 1, 2017 –
Nov 30, 2017
National Diabetes Month
National Diabetes Month is observed every November to bring attention to diabetes and its impact on millions of Americans.
Nov 1, 2017 –
Nov 30, 2017
Native American Heritage Month
Native American Heritage Month recognizes the involvement of Native Americans in society.