LeadingAge Annual Meeting & Expo
Oct 29 – Nov 1 all-day
NIAA Antibiotics Symposium @ Hyatt Regency Dulles
Oct 31 – Nov 2 all-day

Antibiotic Stewardship: Collaborative Strategy for Animal Agriculture and Human Health is the theme for the 7th Antibiotic Symposium presented by the National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA), once again bringing together all sectors of the animal food production industry and partners in human medicine and public health.

Contact: Katie Ambrose at or
719-538-8843, Ext. 14.

Lung Force Day Hawaii @ Ala Moana Conference Center
Nov 1 all-day

The American Lung Association in Hawaii is hosting our inaugural LUNG FORCE Day Hawaii featuring a Breakfast Celebration followed by a Medical Education Conference.

LUNG FORCE Day’s Breakfast Celebration will bring together local businesses, community leaders and individuals to honor and discuss the achievements and efforts in lung health, featuring:

  • A delicious seated breakfast
  • Keynote Speaker: Mahealani Richardson (Hawaii News Now Anchor/Reporter)
  • 2017 LUNG FORCE Champion Award: Senator Rosalyn H. Baker
  • A greater understanding of what is happening in the fight against lung disease

Learn more about the Breakfast Celebration

LUNG FORCE Day continues with an educational track that invites Healthcare Professionals and Providers to learn about innovative treatments, recommendations and research to battle lung cancer and other lung diseases from leading experts. The conference will feature:

  • Presentations from local experts
  • Inspirational messages
  • A buffet luncheon
  • Resources from exhibitors

Learn more about the Healthcare Professional and Providers track


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Turning Global Health into a Local Responsibility
Nov 1 – Nov 3 all-day
Continuous Home Care Guidelines & Utilization Review
Nov 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Hawaii Association for Infant Mental Health @ Child and Family Service - Ewa Community Center
Nov 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
APHA 2017 Annual Meeting & Expo
Nov 4 – Nov 8 all-day

Registration and housing open on June 1. It’s never to early to plan your trip to APHA’s Annual Meeting. Complete our justification letter so that you are approved to travel before registration opens.

Theme: “Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health”

Call for Films – APHA is now accepting films for the Global Public Health Film Festival. The Film Festival showcases feature films, documentaries, narratives, television shows, public service announcements, educational videos, and related multimedia that demonstrate, educate, inspire, and encourage change for a healthier future. Submit a film today!

Call for Abstracts – The APHA Council of Affiliates and the APHC Delta Omega Poster Session are accepting abstract proposals! Submit today. Submitters will receive an email on June 1 with the status of their email.

Abstract Reviewers – Thank you to our abstract reviewers. If you couldn’t attend our webinar on how to review or want a review you can watch it on demand or view the PowerPoint presentation.

Watch Sessions from APHA 2016

APHA Live – View on-demand videos of APHA’s Opening General Session, Monday General Session and select Special Sessions. Purchase as a group or as an individual.

RAMP – Looking for scientific session recordings? RAMP is available for purchase for both attendees and non-attendees.

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Medical Cannabis – What’s the Evidence (CME) @ UH JABSOM, MEB Auditorium
Nov 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm


Learn from physicians in the field and JABSOM about what’s the evidence for medical cannabis.

TOPICS include: Overview of medical cannabis, history of cannabis, the endocannabinoid system, evidenced based research, best practices, approved conditions in Hawaii, how to become a certified provider, and how to obtain a medical cannabis card.

Target Audience: Physicians and Health Professionals


  • Overview of Medical Cannabis
  • History of Cannabis
  • Endocannabinoid System
  • Evidenced-Based Research
  • Best Practices
  • Obtaining Cards

In the Field Speakers:

  • Thomas Cook, MD
  • Clifton Otto, MD
  • David Roth, MD
  • Zain Vally, MD
  • Tricia Wright, MD
  • Amy Brown, PhD

Street Parking. Lot C on Ilalo toward Ewa – $5.
Avoid Kaka`ako Park – your car will be towed.

Physicians (3 CME) – $30
Public – $10
Registered Dietitian or NDTR (3 CPE) – $10
Contact for questions, registration, wait list.

Pacific Regenerative Medicine Conference 2017 @ Hawaii Convention Center
Nov 6 – Nov 7 all-day

On behalf of the PRMC, I would like to invite you to participate in our upcoming Pacific Regenerative Medicine Conference November 6-7, 2017.

The main purpose of the Pacific Regenerative Medicine Conference is to gather industry experts, innovators and thought leaders in Regenerative Medicine and bring them to Hawaii.  We will share research and scientific breakthroughs, discuss medical tourism and have skills labs for attendees, as well as many opportunities to network with industry experts and connect with vendors who support the Regenerative Medicine community.

Conference Highlights

•The process of replacing, engineering or regenerating human cells, tissues or organs to restore normal function
•Clinical Applications for Adult Stem Cell Therapies
•Regenerative Medicine and Cellular Therapy for treating various illnesses
•Pain assessment and its Management for improvement of the Quality of Life
•Increase our understanding of the intricate process of inflammation that can present in various forms such as: Asthma, IBS, COPD, Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes and RA and obesity.
•Regeneration and Therapeutics
•Tissue Regeneration
•Material & Designs for Tissue Engineering
•Stem Cells – Tools to Battle Cancer
•Bone & Cartilage Tissue Engineering
•3D BioPrinting – Scaffolds
•Whole Organ Engineering & Approaches
•Novel Approaches in Guided Tissue Regeneration
•Clinical Medicine – Translation to the Clinic
•Regenerative Medicine and Medical Tourism
•Applications of Tissue Engineering
•Inflammation and Oxidative Stress-Astaxanthin
•Developments, Innovations & Breakthroughs in Regenerative Medicine

The conference will be held November 6-7th, with a welcome reception Sunday, November 5th at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu, Hawaii closing with an optional golf outing with the pros at Turtle Bay on November 8th. Senator Dr. Josh Green will provide the Keynote address.

Registration is now available online for attendees, sponsors and exhibitors.


ASIST: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training @ Lili‛uokalani Trust, Kῑpuka Wai‛anae
Nov 6 @ 8:00 am – Nov 7 @ 4:30 pm
ASIST: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training This TWO‐DAY workshop will equip participants to respond knowledgeably and
competently to persons at risk of suicide. Participants learn and practice
skills in identifying and responding to people at immediate risk of suicide. Just as “CPR” skills make physical first aid possible, training in suicide intervention develops the skills used in suicide first aid. This is a highly interactive workshop that will give you the training that you need in order to be a care‐giving resource within your community.
Click here to register.