Summit purpose: The 2012 Undergraduate Education for Public Health Summit was a program for educators and professionals involved or interested in undergraduate education in public health. Specifically, the summit served as a platform for participants to learn and contribute to discussions around models of undergraduate education, civic engagement programs for students, curriculum articulation, evaluation and assessment, recruiting faculty, and more.
The Undergraduate Education for Public Health Summit was be held on Saturday, October 27, 2012 from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with a poster session to follow during the ASPH Annual Meeting 2012. It was hosted at the Westin St. Francis at Union Square in San Francisco, CA. The summit is co-sponsored by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U).
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**Online registration for the summit is closed**
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**The 2012 Call for Poster Abstracts is Now Closed**
POSTER ABSTRACT SUBMISSION
New to the 2012 summit is a poster session designed to provide an additional opportunity to share information. Consideration was given to poster abstracts that: (a) promote the summit purpose; (b) address one or more of the five poster theme areas; and (c) fulfill the abstract criteria. Possible thematic areas for poster presentations include:
Approaches to Delivering Undergraduate Public Health Education (concentrations, majors, minors, courses, etc.) from Community Colleges to Four-year Colleges and Universities
- Innovative Methods in Undergraduate Public Health Education (participatory learning, case-studies, “hands-on,” field placements, capstones, competencies, learning objectives, and KSAs)
- Pathways, Job Placements, and Careers for Undergraduate Majors in Public Health
- Articulation of Undergraduate and Graduate Degrees (including AA-Bachelors'-MPH options)
- Faculty Development in Undergraduate Public Health Education (inclusive of infrastructural and administrative facilitators and challenges, curriculum planning, engagement across the health sciences, and assessment/evaluation)
Abstract Review Criteria
- Value to current and future undergraduate programs in public health
- Relevance to promoting the summit purpose and applicability to the selected theme(s)
- Clearly stated and measurable “Learning Objectives”
- Contribution(s) to the field and scholarship in advancing and improving teaching, learning, policy development, and/or career/educational pathways for students in undergraduate public health education
- Demonstration of working models and approaches that may be adapted and/or translated to other venues
- Abstracts should be no more than 250 words
- All presenters must register for the summit and are required to pay the appropriate registration fee.
- Posters presented or published in other venues prior to the summit are acceptable
- Abstract form, click here. *Note: Upon downloading the document, if a warning message appears at the top of the word document, please click "enable editing" to fill in the fields and then save to your computer.
- Abstract deadline was Friday, June 8 at 5 p.m. EST
- Status update: individuals who submitted an abstract received email notification of the status of their abstract by August 2, 2012. If you did not receive notification of the status of your abstract, please contact staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please direct abstract questions to email@example.com.
POSTER BOARD GUIDELINES
The Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH) provided a poster board for each poster session presenter. The author should prepare all materials in advance.
For general event and registration questions, please contact: Ms. Jamie Atchison at firstname.lastname@example.org
Six CPH Continuing Education Credits being offered.
Updated as of November 13, 2012