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Call for Proposals for the Schweitzer 20th Anniversary Conference: Improving Community Health Together

Health & Medicine Policy Research Group is preparing to celebrate the 20th anniversary of our Chicago Area Schweitzer Fellows Program and the 10th anniversary of our Fellows for Life alumni program. In recognition of these milestones, we are hosting a 20th anniversary conference on Saturday, April 30th, 2016 in Chicago--stay tuned for full details--to engage the community in sharing resources and knowledge relating to community-based work addressing health needs of undeserved communities.

The Fellowship seeks submissions for conference presentations from current Fellows, Fellows for Life, community-based organizations, researchers, and other stakeholders to present their work as it relates to serving the community and a dedication to a life of service. We are seeking proposals that relate to the following topic areas:
• Community Engagement & Outreach
• Sustaining Community-based Projects
• Priority Health Needs in Underserved Communities
• Addressing  Institutional Racism and Health Inequity
• Community Service as a Career Path

Click here to view the full RFP and to apply.
Proposals will be accepted until January 22nd, 2016 end of business day. Any questions about the application process or workshop selection may be directed to Schweitzer Fellows Program Coordinator Colleen McLoughlin at or 12-372-4292 x31.