Civic Engagement Symposium

San Francisco Bay Area Civic Engagement Symposium and Poster Session

Exploring multi-disciplinary approaches toward Improving Health, Illness, and Wellness

The Center of Excellence in Diversity in Medical Education will host the 3rd annual multi-disciplinary Civic Engagement Symposium focused on improving health in our communities on Saturday, June 23, 2018.

This event is open to San Francisco Bay and Surrounding Area Community College, State University, and Independent School students, faculty, staff, and their community partners. Attendees will learn about strategies to improve health and health outcomes from posters, presenters and partners in various disciplines. Attendance is free, registration is required and seating is limited.

  • Registration for attendees opens on March 1, 2018
  • Call for abstracts opens on February 1, 2018


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Abstracts are sought from students who have developed and implemented community health – related projects, events, activities, programs and initiatives with a community or educational partner.

Submissions may include topics related to:

  • General Physical Health, Illness and Wellness
  • Mental Health, Illness, and Wellness
  • Community Health, Illness, and Wellness
  • Health Outreach or Education

Tentative Schedule

8am – 9:15am Check-in and Networking
9:15am – 9:30am Introduction to the Stanford COEDME
9:45am – 10am Keynote
10:15am – 11:15am Session I
11:30am – 12:30pm Session II
12:30pm – 1:15pm Lunch Presentation
1:15pm – 2:15pm Session III
2:15pm Closing remarks, call to action, event survey

Event Details

Date: Saturday, June 23, 2018
Time: 8am – 2:30pm
Stanford School of Medicine
Li Ka Shing Learning and Knowledge Center, 291 Campus Drive, Stanford, CA 94305
Alway Building, Campus Drive and Roth Way, Stanford, CA 94305