Healthcare Due Diligence: The Who, What, Why & When
Oct 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
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.

Improving Obesity Care & Education: New Competencies for Health Care Professionals @ Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, Convention Center Rooms Potomac 4 & 5
Oct 31 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

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The STOP Obesity Alliance, in collaboration with the Bipartisan Policy Center and the Obesity Medicine Education Collaborative, cordially invites clinicians interested in improving obesity care and education to attend this reception featuring the first-ever Obesity Care Competencies for Health Care Professionals and Obesity Specialists.
Featured Speakers:

  • Anand Parekh, MD, MPH
    Chief Medical Advisor
    Bipartisan Policy Center
  • William Dietz, MD, PhD
    STOP Obesity Alliance Director, and Director of the Sumner M. Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness, George Washington University
  • Deborah Bade Horn DO, MPH, MFOMA
    OMEC Steering Committee
    Obesity Medicine Association, Chairman
    Medical Director at the University of Texas Center for Obesity Medicine and Metabolic Performance

Members of the Obesity Medicine Education Collaborative, made up of The Obesity Society, the Obesity Medicine Association and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, will also be on hand to discuss their competencies and answer any questions.

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.