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2018 Annual Meeting

2018 Annual Meeting

Attendance by Invitation Only

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National Clinician Scholars Program 2018 Annual Meeting

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 – Friday, October 19, 2018 

UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center
425 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

We are pleased to bring NCSP Scholars together from our training sites across the country to share their research and to network with the program’s many stakeholders at the 2018 NCSP Annual Meeting, to be held at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center, October 17-19, 2018. (Please note that attendance at the conference is by invitation only.)

Current NCSP Scholars, faculty, and staff from the five sites (Duke University; University of California, Los Angeles; University of Michigan; University of Pennsylvania; and Yale University) will be joined by NCSP alumni, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Clinical Scholars alumni, NCSP National Program Board members, community partners, Clinical Scholars Program Alumni Association board members, invited speakers, and honored guests.



In addition to plenary presentations by current NCSP Scholars, former RWJF Clinical Scholars, and esteemed guests, we are pleased to announce the following keynote speakers and panels: 


Robert Ross
President and CEO
The California Endowment

Leonard Schaeffer
Judge Robert Maclay Widney Chair
Sol Price School of Public Policy
University of Southern California

Linda Sarna
Dean; Professor and Lulu Wolf-Hassenplug Endowed Chair in Nursing
UCLA School of Nursing  
Co-Director, NCSP UCLA Site  
Chair, NCSP National Program Board

Firearms in the US: Perspectives on Policy and Public Health Advocacy
Kristen Choi (moderator), Linda Degutis, Fred Rivara

Impacts of Cannabis Legalization: From Biology to Policy
Lillian Gelberg (moderator), Ziva Cooper, Beau Kilmer

From the Clinic to the Streets: On Building a Movement Around Immigration and Inclusion 
Altaf Saadi (moderator), Reshma Shamasunder, Efrain Talamantes

The Annual Meeting is a critical step in fostering the development of clinicians as change agents driving policy-relevant research and partnerships to eliminate health disparities and improve health and health care. We look forward to your participation and support in making this event a great success.