News Release: University News

Apr. 2,  2010

Emory Co-Hosts Medical Volunteerism Conference

News Article ImageEmory University will host the International Medical Volunteerism Conference April 16th - 18th, 2010. For more information, visit emoryimvc.webs.com.

Emory University School of Medicine is hosting a three-day conference on medical volunteerism April 16-18. Open to medical professionals and the general public, the conference provides educational opportunities on volunteerism and provides a forum for networking.

The event is co-hosted with Emory by Morehouse School of Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Medical University of South Carolina.

WHAT:
International Conference on Medical Volunteerism

WHEN:
April 16, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m
April 17, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
April 18, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

WHERE:
Emory University main campus, Atlanta, Ga.

REGISTRATION:
Online at www.emoryimvc.org. Registration is free.

MORE INFO:
The conference will feature keynote addresses, exhibits, group sessions and panel discussions on a variety of topics:

  • Learn from the inspiring stories of medical, dental and lay volunteers
  • Network with health care professionals, students and lay people volunteering in all areas of health care and public health
  • Network with non-profit organizations offering a range of volunteer opportunities for medical professionals and laypersons
  • Learn about activities such as screenings, free clinics, surgical interventions, public health education and health care provider training
  • Learn about a range of volunteer opportunities in the Atlanta area, the United States and across the world

MEDIA:
If you are a member of the media and plan to cover this event, please contact Jennifer Johnson at 404.727.5696 or jennifer.johnson@emory.edu

Originally posted March 25, 2010

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