Millennial Health Leaders Summit
The Millennial Health Leaders Summit brings together a cadre of medical, public health, and public policy graduate students, nominated by their universities for their outstanding achievements and promise as future leaders in addressing health disparities across the nation.
The Millennial Health Leaders Summit is a two –day intensive training for graduate and medical students on vital health equity topics. Through plenaries, workshops and case studies students explore key components of health equity practice with experts in the field as they prepare for future careers as health equity leaders.
Why send students?
The goal of the Summit is to equip the next generation of leaders with the tools they need to take on the task of eliminating health disparities, thus achieving health equity in the United States in the 21st century. This Summit is a wonderful opportunity for graduate, public health and medical students to network with fellow students and current health equity leaders.
When is the next Summit?
Check back for dates.
Where is the Summit?
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Headquarters in Atlanta, GA.
How can students participate?
Deans should contact faculty to identify students who have a strong interest in addressing health disparities and who will benefit from interacting with others who share a passion for achieving health equity.
Cost: Though there is no charge for the Summit, schools are responsible for all travel, lodging and per diem costs for students.
- Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, Place Matters InitiativeExternal
- PolicyLink, Center for Health Equity and PlaceExternal
- Families USAExternal
- National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), Health Equity and Social JusticeExternal
- Roots of Health InequityExternal
- World Health Organization, Global Health Observatory (GHO), Health Equity MonitorExternal
- Impatience of health professions students for health equity–can a new definition help?External
- Addressing reproductive health disparities as a healthcare management priority: pursuing equity in the era of the Affordable Care ActExternal
- Best Practices for Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs: 2014Cdc-pdf
- Investing in health: why, what, and three reflectionsCdc-pdfExternal
- Primary and secondary syphilis among black and Hispanic men who have sex with men: case report data from 27 StatesExternal
- Sex, health, and society: ensuring an integrated responseExternal
- Using community-based participatory approaches to mobilize communities for policy changeExternal
- Looking at environmental justice from an environmental health perspectiveExternal
- Gender, Race, Class, and Health: Intersectional ApproachesExternal
Videos / Interactive Tools & Trainings:
- CDC Practitioner’s Guide for Advancing Health Equity
- Unnatural Causes DocumentaryExternal
- The Center for Health Equity and Social Justice: Shifting the Public Health Paradigm
- Communities Taking Action: Profiles of Health EquityExternal
- Health Equity and Prevention PrimerExternal
- Health Equity Training SeriesExternal
- National Equity AtlasExternal