2014 Pennsylvania Health Equity Conference

Call for Abstracts


The 2014 Pennsylvania Health Equity Conference Research Committee would like to invite students, medical/public health professionals, and community-based organizations to submit abstracts to present posters at the conference during Aug. 21-22, 2014 in Harrisburg, PA. 


We are seeking poster presentations -- standard poster format only, please -- that focus on health programs or research covering a breadth of topics including, but not limited to: 


1) Health Inequities

2) Challenges and Opportunities under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

3) Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Health Care Services

4) Health Care Access for Underserved Populations

5) Health Equity Advancements in the 21st Century


Submissions must include a problem statement/background, methods/procedure, results, and conclusions in addition to the title, author list, and affiliation(s) of the submitting author. 


Abstract submissions are limited to 500 words, excluding the title and author list.  The deadline for abstract submission is Aug. 1, 2014. 


To submit an abstract for consideration or if you have questions regarding abstract submissions, please contact Krista Baney (kbaney@pa.gov).


Thank you and good luck!