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2017 NC Health Professions Diversity Conference & Student Recruitment Seminar


Grandover Hotel and Conference Center
One Thousand Club Road
Greensboro, North Carolina 27407
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Date/Time: March 22-24, 2017

The North Carolina Alliance for Health Professions Diversity in collaboration with the North Carolina AHEC Program and Winston-Salem State University School of Health Sciences will co-host the North Carolina Health Professions Diversity Conference, March 22-24, 2017 at the Grandover Hotel and Conference Center in Greensboro, NC.

This conference will be of interest to and benefit: leaders of institutions of higher education; faculty and departments of human resources. We invite: healthcare professionals, government officials and policy makers, healthcare administrators, nonprofit organizations and funders with a healthcare focus and professional associations and human resources recruiters and administrators to attend.

The theme of this year’s conference is “Closing the Gaps: Exploring Evidence-Based Practices to Enhance Health Professions Diversity.” This three-day conference will focus on showcasing best practice models and strategies that have proven successful in recruiting and retaining students in health professional programs as well as maintaining a diverse workforce setting. The first day is a recruitment seminar for health professions students and advisors. The following two days will provide opportunities to network and collaborate with others who share the same interests in creating diversity in the health workforce. All conference participants will receive a copy of the Journal of Best Practices in Health Professions Diversity: Research, Education and Policy valued at $99.