About The Social Mission Alliance Conference 2024

Moving the Dial on Social Mission:
​Ensuring Health Professions Education Meets the Challenges of Today

The Social Mission Alliance Conference is an interprofessional forum focused on advancing health equity and social justice through health professions education. The Conference brings together leaders in change to share new strategies and tools, identify and address challenges, and organize to advocate for meaningful change.

Accountability | Policy | Community Outcomes

Conference Themes

  1. Centering Health Professions Education in Community: improving outcomes in the communities we serve through mission, recruitment, educational curriculum, clinical service, and research.
  2. Addressing Racism in Healthcare and Health Professions Education: addressing structural racism and privilege to advance equity, inclusion, and belonging in health professions education.
  3. Engaging with the Global Community: bidirectional engagement to share lessons learned and develop initiatives to address global health equity and social justice, particularly for those impacted by the sequela of COVID-19.
  4. Creating Accountability: advancing measurements, data, research, competencies, funding, and standards to achieve meaningful change. 
  5. Engaging in Policy: identifying and advocating for policies to advance social mission, and translating those policies into practice.

2024 Conference Co-Hosts

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