Join Seed Global Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Global Nursing Caucus in Boston on October 14th and 15th for Nurses: A force for change: Improving health systems’ resilience.
The conference will bring together nurse leaders, clinicians and educators from around the globe to discuss the critical role of nursing in the strengthening of health systems.
With support from Johnson & Johnson, we are excited to provide scholarships and funding for thirty students and four international speakers to attend the conference.
The overall objectives of the global nursing conference are to:
Demonstrate nurses contribution and leadership to strengthening health systems globally.
Provide opportunities for nurses and other health colleagues to share best practices and core competencies for global health and inter-professional education and practice.
Create a dynamic forum and networking opportunity for nurses to discuss global health issues and health systems strengthening.
Unfortunately, we have reached the maximum number of in person registrations and are now only accepting registrations from those who are presenting at the conference. If you are a presenter, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register. We apologize for the inconvenience.
If you are joining remotely, please look at the Conference Agenda below for instructions on how to join.
Focused on providing opportunities for active participation, networking, sharing, and learning
October 14, 2016
Pre Conference Workshop (beginning at 2:30): Health System Resilience & Ebola with Paige Crowles and Debbie Wilson
Opening Remarks & Welcome (beginning at 4:30): Dr. Vanessa Kerry and Dr. Eileen Stuart-Shor
Title: The Human Face of Health Systems Strengthening; Building capacity one student, one nurse and one patient at a time.
Keynote Address (beginning at 5:15): from Ann Kurth
Title: “Planetary health – What is the role of nursing?”
Social Hour with networking and opening of silent auction (beginning at 5:00pm)
October 15, 2016
Morning session (beginning at 8:40 am): Welcome Remarks from Pauline Mella
Panel Session 1 (beginning at 9:10 am – 10:30 am)
Title: Essential Core Competencies for Global Health
Break out sessions
Includes: Lightning Talks and oral abstract presentations
Panel Session 2 (beginning at 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm)
Title: Inter-professional Education and Practice for Improving Patient and Population-Health Outcomes
Closing (beginning at 3:30): Remarks from Pat Daoust, Monica Onyango, and Nancy White-Street