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Healthcare Summit

Spelman College Healthcare Summit

Multidimensional Perspectives on Healthcare in the 21st Century
Thursday, Oct. 24 - Friday, Oct. 25, 2019

This summit will bring together notable alumnae and industry titans in the healthcare and allied science industry. We hope to see you there!

Summit sponsorship opportunities are available.

Schedule of Events

Thursday, October 24

SUMMIT AND HOMECOMING CONVOCATION
11 - 11:50 a.m. | Sisters Chapel

SUMMIT LUNCHEON (Invitation Only)
12 - 1:30 p.m.

PANEL DISCUSSIONS
1:45 - 2:45 p.m. | Various Locations

Topics

  • Oral Healthcare Disparities in the Black Community
  • The Role of Big Data in the Biomedical Sciences
  • The Drug Epidemic: The Politics of Discovery, Dissemination and Affordability
  • The Social Determinants of Black Women’s Health
  • Mental Health and Health Behaviors in the African American Community
  • The Demystification of Black Women’s Bodies:  In Search of Health Equity in an Era of Racism, Sexism and Gender Discrimination
  • Narratives of the Unheard:  How Healthcare Manifests Itself in Current Literary Works

PANEL DISCUSSIONS
3 - 4 p.m. | Various Locations

Topics
  • The Intersection of Faith, Spirituality, and Health as a Construct of Healing
  • Fact or Fiction? You Are What You Eat
  • Lights, Camera, Action: How Television, Theater & Cinema Portray the State of Healthcare in the Black Community
  • When and Where I Enter: Nursing Careers in the 21st Century
  • Hey Sister, Do You Condom or Contract?
  • The National Economy and its Impact on Healthcare Management in the U.S.
  • The Politics of Environmental Sustainability and its Impact on Global Health

SPONSOR NETWORKING RECEPTION & RECRUITING
4:15 - 5 p.m. | Location TBA

SPELTINI ALUMNAE NETWORKING (Private Event)
5:30 - 7 p.m. | Location TBA

Friday, October 25

TEA AND COFFEE
8 - 9 a.m. | Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center Lobby

CLOSING SESSION: “WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?”
9 - 11 a.m. | Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center Auditorium

 

 

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