March 20-21 - Washington, DC
The Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR) is calling for submission of abstracts for oral and poster presentations for the APTR annual meeting, TEACHING PREVENTION 2014: Convergence of Technology, Innovation & Collaboration.   
Teaching Prevention 2014 will gather the academic prevention and public health community to focus on the knowledge, skills, infrastructure and resources needed to practice and promote academic prevention.
Teaching Prevention 2014 will feature thought-leader presentations, interactive plenary sessions, break-out sessions, poster presentations and networking reception.  Economic conditions, new technologies, evolving pedagogies, changing accreditation standards, and expanding definitions of academic scholarship are creating both new challenges and new opportunities for prevention faculty and practice professionals.    
October 31, 2013 
Deadline for abstract submissions 

December 15, 2013
Lead author of each abstract will be notified of results.  
Topics for oral and poster presentations should relate to the academic prevention and public health communities. Submissions must present innovations in program design, practice methods or educational techniques, the results of scientific research, or technological advances.  Submissions from students or student/faculty teams are welcome.

Topic Areas
Oral abstracts must address one of the four meeting topic areas: 

Bridging population health and clinical health to meet evolving prevention health needs
  • Innovations in teaching clinical prevention and/or population health
  • Exemplars of interprofessional prevention education programs
  • APTR and IPEC IPE Institute participant team accomplishments and successful practices
  • Exemplars in clinical prevention service learning
  • Performance-driven payment systems in prevention practice
  • Implementing a patient-centered medical home in practice
  • Funding opportunities in patient-centered medical care and prevention research
Effective Academic-Practice Collaborations
  • Engaging community partners for service learning opportunities
  • Partnering with clinics and community health centers for public health education
  • Building academic public health departments´┐Ż-successes and challenges
  • Partnering with managed care organizations and other payers to support prevention innovations
  • Disseminating outcomes from community partnerships, service learning, and educational research

Demonstrating innovative technology in the classroom and clinical setting.

  • Prevention "apps" for the classroom and clinic
  • Massive Open Online Classes (MOOCs) in prevention education
  • Best practices in asynchronous learning environments
  • Developing online learner competence in communication, collaboration, and cross-cultural interaction
  • Teaching real-world experiences and assessing student performance in online education
  • Teaching health informatics: managing clinical and population health data sources
  • Innovations in data availability
  • CEPH accreditation and online MPH Programs

Career Development in Prevention Practice and Scholarship

  • Implications of the Affordable Care Act for prevention practice and public health
  • Examples of innovative career opportunities in clinical and population health
  • Preparing and motivating students to succeed in an evolving prevention system
  • Documenting and assessing education activities for the promotion and tenure process
  • Publishing teaching materials and methods in journals and online curriculum repositories

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