Citywide Advocacy Training for Health Professions Students and Health Professionals

Posted by Physicians for Social Responsibility Philadelphia on September 11, 2017

by Physicians for Social Responsibility Philadelphia

Sat, September 23, 2017
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM EDT

University of Pennsylvania Jordan Medical Education Center
5th Floor of the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Please join us for an intense, day-long advocacy training for health professions students and health professionals at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. The event will feature skills training sessions on how to speak with elected officials, an information session on direct actions (e.g. marches, demonstrations), how to write policy briefs for decision-makers, how to write effective letters to the editor, and how to effective organize as health professionals. The event is free and includes lunch, and attendees will only need to pay for parking if they choose to drive.

This training is open to all health professionals and health professions students in the Philadelphia area. This includes nurses, physicians, public health professionals, psychologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, pharmacists, dentists, EMTs, social workers, epidemiologists, nutritionists, physician’s assistants, and the respective students of these healthcare fields.

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