Health Literacy in Action conference round logo
Monday, October 19 - Wednesday, October 21, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

For the first time, health literacy professionals will be able to attend a single conference integrating research, practice, and policy. This virtual, integrated continuing education conference brings together two health literacy educational events— the Health Literacy in Action Conference (HLiA) and the Health Literacy Annual Research Conference (HARC).

Register here: hlia-harcconf.org

Agenda: hlia-harcconf.org/schedule-at-a-glance/

This virtual, integrated continuing education conference brings together two health literacy educational events—HARC and Health Literacy in Action (HLiA):

  • HARC has a 10-year history of highlighting the best in health literacy research
  • The HLiA conference, co-sponsored by IHA and the Horowitz Center, has for the past 2 years showcased practice and policy ideas to advance health literacy and health equity
  • IHA brings its 19 years’ experience in providing operational solutions to improve health literacy and health equity from its annual west coast conference

Conference coordinators Michael Villaire (IHA), Cynthia Baur, Ph.D (Horowitz Center) and Michael Paasche-Orlow, MD (HARC) are creating an innovative, cross-disciplinary agenda highlighting current health literacy research, practice, and policy. The agenda will provide examples of how research informs practice, practice provides insights for research, and policy helps to implement improvements arising from these insights.

 

Event Type: 
Community Events, Student Events, UMD Events