Community Engagement Symposium

San Francisco Bay Area Civic Engagement Symposium and Poster Session
Northern California Regional Community Engagement Symposium at Stanford Medicine

Exploring multi-disciplinary approaches toward Improving Health, Illness, and Wellness in Northern California and beyond.  

The Center of Excellence in Diversity in Medical Education will host the 4th annual multi-disciplinary Civic Engagement Symposium focused on improving health in our communities on Saturday, June 4, 2022.

This event is open to Northern California Community College, State University, and Independent School students, faculty, staff, and their community partners. Attendees will learn about strategies and initiatives designed to improve societal health outcomes from project presentations in various disciplines. Attendance is free, registration is required and seating is limited.

  • Registration for attendees will open April 1, 2022
  • Call for abstracts will open on January 1, 2022 on Thursday, March 31, 2022


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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 and Wellness
  • Mental Health and Wellness
  • Community Health and Wellness
  • Health Outreach, Awareness, or Education

Tentative Schedule

8am – 9:00am Check-in and Networking
9:15am – 9:30am Welcome and Introduction to the Stanford COEDME
9:30am – 10am Keynote
10:15am – 11:15am Session I
11:30am – 12:30pm Session II
12:45pm – 1:45pm Lunch Presentation
2:00pm – 3:00pm Session III
3:15pm - 4:15pm
Session IV

4:15pm Closing remarks, call to action, raffle, event survey

Event Details

Date: Saturday, June 4, 2022
Time: 8am – 5pm
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