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Upcoming Conferences, Meetings, and Webinars: Health Equity

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Conferences and meetings related to health equity research and policy are updated regularly. If you know of an upcoming event that is not listed here, please email with the relevant conference information/links to be included.

Learn Serve Lead 2019: The AAMC Annual Meeting 

Learn Serve Lead 2019 Phoenix

As the only meeting devoted exclusively to academic medicine’s challenges and opportunities, Learn Serve Lead 2019: The AAMC Annual Meeting brings together diverse communities within medical education, patient care, and research so that academic medicine professionals may learn from one another, find common ground, and build organizational capacity. Join us in Phoenix, Arizona November 8-12 for these health and health care equity sessions. View the full program and descriptions.

Friday, November 8

1 - 2:30 p.m.
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Competency Development Discussion
Convention Center North: 222

Saturday, November 9

8:45 - 10 a.m.
American Injustice: Mercy, Humanity, and Making a Difference
Convention Center North: 120

10:30 - 11:45 a.m.
Annual Address on the State of the Physician Workforce
Convention Center North: 222

1:15 - 2:30 p.m.
Achieving Health Equity and Social Justice for Newly Arrived Immigrants in Arizona and Beyond
Convention Center North: 124

1:15 - 2:30 p.m.
Research in Medical Education (RIME): What Is the Role of the Patient in Medical Education?
Convention Center North: 132

1:15 - 2:30 p.m.
Rising Out of Hatred: Eli Saslow on White Supremacy, Inequality, and Societal Threats
Convention Center West: 301 AB

3 - 4:15 p.m.
Improving Access to Care: Learning and Leading Through Health System Exemplars
Convention Center North: 231

3 - 4:15 p.m.
What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City
Convention Center West: 301 AB

Sunday, November 10

10:30 - 11:45 a.m.
Housing for Health: Medical Centers Approaching Housing as a Social Determinant of Health
Convention Center North: 231

10:30 - 11:45 a.m.
Teaching and Assessing LGBTQ Clinical Skills With the eQuality Toolkit
Convention Center North: 224

10:30 - 11:45 a.m.
Game Changers: Developing the Next Generation of Equity Leaders
Convention Center North: 221

10:30 - 11:45 a.m.
Racism, Medicine and Health: We Must Do Better Than This
Convention Center West: 301 AB

1:15 - 2:30 p.m.
From Education to Action: Integrating Social Justice in Medicine
Convention Center North: 129

3 - 4:15 p.m.
Virtual Families: Enhanced Student Learning—Social Determinants of Health and Person-Centered Care
Convention Center North: 124

Monday, November 11

10:30 - 11:45 a.m.
Finding Value in Community Health: The Business Case for Social Interventions
Convention Center North: 131

10:30 - 11:45 a.m.
The Privileged Poor: Race, Class, and Higher Education
Convention Center West: 301 AB

1:15 - 2:30 p.m.
2019 Opinion Research: What Americans Think About Health Equity, Disparities, and Holistic Review
Convention Center North: 222

1:15 - 2:30 p.m.
Herbert W. Nickens Lecture - Leading with Heart: Transforming Generations
Convention Center West: 301 D

1:15 - 2:30 p.m.
Why We Should Care about Health Care for the Incarcerated: Academic Medicine and Justice Health
Convention Center West: 301 AB

3 - 4:15 p.m.
Health Equity: Can Service-Learning Contribute to Realizing the Goal?
Convention Center North: 121

3 - 4:15 p.m.
Repairing the Breach: Medical Research’s Legacy in Minority Communities
Convention Center North: 124


October 2019

The Cross-Cultural Health Care Program: Equity and Inclusion Training of Trainers Institute
October 7-11, 2019
Seattle, WA

Addressing the Housing Needs of Homeless Veterans
October 9, 2019
Noon-1 p.m.

Sickle Cell Disease Association of America: 47th Annual National Convention
October 9-12, 2019
Baltimore, MD

6th Annual Arizona Health Equity Conference
October 10, 2019
Phoenix, AZ

The Kentucky Department for Public Health/Kentucky Population Health Institute Children’s Environmental Health Summit
October 10, 2019
Somerset, KY

National Association of Hispanic Nurses Arizona Health Equity Conference
October 10, 2019
Phoenix, AZ

Community Indicators Impact Summit: Everybody Counts! Strengthening the Roots of Democracy
October 10-11, 2019
Denver, CO

How to Build Healthier Communities: From the Opioid Crisis to Social Determinants
October 11, 2019
12 - 1:45 p.m. ET

NIH Sexual & Gender Minority Research Regional Workshop
October 11, 2019
Philadelphia, PA

Building the Next Generation of Academic Physicians (BNGAP) Leadership and Academic Medicine Regional Conference
October 12, 2019
New York, NY

Institute for High Quality Care: Screening and Coordinating Services to Address Social Needs
October 15, 2019
Los Angeles, CA

All In National Meeting: Sharing Data for Community Health
October 15-17, 2019
Baltimore, MD

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Nine Conversations that Matter to Health Sciences Librarians with Jessica Pettitt
October 16, 2019
12-1 p.m. ET

Closing the Treatment Gap in Communities of Color: The Role of Providers in Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder Patients
October 17, 2019
12-1:30 p.m. ET

National Academy of Medicine Annual Meeting: The Evolution of Technology in Biomedical Science: Promises and Challenges
October 19-21, 2019
Washington, DC (livestream available)

National Academy of Medicine Annual Meeting: The Evolution of Technology in Biomedical Science: Promises and Challenges
October 19-21, 2019
Washington, DC (livestream available)

The Root Cause Coalition’s Fourth Annual National Summit on the Social Determinants of Health: Health Equity in Our Time
October 20-22, 2019
San Diego, CA

NIH Sexual & Gender Minority Research Office Listening Session on Sexual and Gender Minority Research
October 22, 2019
11 a.m.-12 p.m. ET

NIHCM Foundation: Addressing Health Disparities in the LGBTQ Community
October 23, 2019
12:30-2:00 p.m. ET

Second Annual Colloquium on Population Health and Health Equity: Immigrant Health
October 23, 2019
San Francisco, CA

Mayo Clinic Equity and Inclusion in Healthcare Conference 2019
October 25-26, 2019
Rochester, MN

Developing the Pipeline for Health Professionals to Advance Hispanic Health
October 28, 2019
2:30 – 4 p.m. ET

Engaging Allies in the Culture of Health Movement Stakeholder Meeting (Messaging Health Equity)
October 28, 2019
Washington, DC

SIREN & America's Essential Hospitals webinar: Interventions to Decrease Food Insecurity
October 28, 2019
2-3 p.m. ET

13th Annual Southern Obesity Summit: Improving Systems to Promote Healthy People and Resilient Communities
October 28-30, 2019
Oklahoma City, OK

Population Health Alliance Innovation Summit and Capitol Caucus: Improving Health Through Financial Security
October 29, 2019
Washington, DC

NCCDH Webinar: Implications of Health Inequities for Health Promotion and Public Health Policy
October 31, 2019
1-2:30 p.m. ET

November 2019

Partnership for Maternal & Child Health of Northern New Jersey Maternal Health and Perinatal Safety Symposium
November 1, 2019
Tenafly, NJ

American Public Health Association (APHA) 2019 Annual Meeting and Expo
November 2-6, 2019
Philadelphia, PA

Hispanic Center Lehigh & Lehigh Valley Community Foundation 2019 Health Equity Summit: Census 2020
November 5, 2019
Bethlehem, PA

Meeting of the National Advisory Council on Migrant Health
November 6-7, 2019
Rockville, MD

Delaware Nurses Association Fall Conference 2019: Health Equity
November 8, 2019
Dover, DE

Putting Care at the Center 2019: The Fourth Annual Conference of the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers' National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs
November 13-15, 2019
Memphis, TN

Making Sense of Numbers: Understanding Risks and Benefits. Learning How to Communicate Health Statistics
November 14, 2019
1:30-3 p.m. ET

2nd Toronto International Conference on Quality in Primary Care: Improving Health Equity
November 16, 2019
Toronto, ON

47th North American Primary Care Research Group Annual Conference
November 16-20, 2019
Toronto, ON

5th Oral Health Equity Summit
November 19, 2019
Hialeah, FL

December 2019 and Later

AcademyHealth 12th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health
December 4-6, 2019
Arlington, VA

16th Annual Maryland Health Equity Conference
December 5, 2019
Baltimore, MD

Families USA Health Action 2020 Conference: Our Nation’s Health in the Balance
January 23-25, 2020
Washington, DC (Scholarship Deadline: October 15, 2019)

Understanding Interventions Conference
March 13-15, 2020
San Antonio, TX (Abstracts deadline: October 24, 2019)

Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs Annual Conference: The Power of Connections: Building Equity for Healthy Generations
March 21-24, 2020
Crystal City, VA

National Network of Public Health Institutes Open Forum for Public Health
March 26-27, 2020
Kansas City, MO (Abstracts Deadline: October 31, 2019)

NACCHO 2020 Preparedness Summit: Fixing Our Fault Lines: Addressing Systemic Vulnerabilities
March 31-April 3, 2020
Dallas, TX 

Beyond Flexner Alliance 2020 Conference: Transforming Health Professions Education: Social Mission, Equity, and Community
April 20-22, 2020
Phoenix, AZ

8th Annual LGBT Health Workforce Conference
April 23-25, 2020
New York, NY (Abstract submissions due January 1, 2020)

American College of Preventative Medicine 2020 Conference
May 14-17, 2020
Denver, CO (Session Proposal Deadline: November 8, 2019)

Association for Community Health Improvement's 2020 National Conference
June 15-17, 2020
Cleveland, OH

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