45th Annual Meeting – Call for Abstracts

April 4, 2016
Posted by AAIP News on 04/04/2016







Deadline to Submit Abstracts is April 15th, 2016

Scope of the Conference:

The Association of American Indian Physicians conducts a national health conference to serve as a forum for healthcare professionals, policy makers, and tribal/community members concerned with American Indian/ Alaskan Native health, healthcare, community wellness, and honoring Native Traditions. Presentations will be given in plenary sessions and breakout sessions. We recognize and wholeheartedly welcome research and programs from diverse participants/non Native programs as well, understanding many paradigms are translatable to our communities. Here are some suggestions for abstracts; Research in Native American Health and Health Care including clinical care, epidemiology, mental health, substance abuse, psychological, emotional and physical trauma, and any other topics directly related to Native American Health and Health Care, presentations on successful national or local programs in Native American Health that may serve as models for Native Communities, advances in clinical care, epidemiology, mental health, substance abuse, psychological, emotional and physical trauma, and any other topic directly related to Native American Health, abstracts relating to rural, reservation, village, or urban Native populations are all encourage and will receive equal consideration. The suggestions listed are intended to stimulate thinking and are not restricted to those listed. Thank you for participating in this important meeting.

The 45th AAIP Annual Meeting activities will provide:

1. A forum for various healthcare professionals to present and discuss their work regarding Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Native Communities through presentations, workshops, and panel discussions.

2. A national forum for student recruitment into health professions.

3. Abstracts selected will be published in the conference program and the AAIP website.


For full consideration of your abstract submission, you must include a Bio/CV and Speaker Disclosure Form (SDF see attached).  If your abstract is accepted, you will be notified if your presentation will be held in a plenary session or breakout session.  For preliminary planning purposes, your presentation should be 45 minutes in length with 5-10 minutes for questions and answers.  Presentations must be designed to convey substantive material appropriate for CME credit.  You must indicate if a co-author intends to co-present.  Those who do not indicate that they wish to present prior to CME approval will not be allowed to speak at the conference.


Abstracts should identify how the presentation will improve the competence of performance of the attendees or improve healthcare in AI/AN communities. Any topics falling within the scope of the overall theme or sub-theme will be considered.

Please attach a brief abstract that is double spaced, 12-point font, Times New Roman or Arial that indicates:

  1. Your presentation title
  2. Objectives of your presentation (The basic points to be covered)
  3. Three main points that participants will learn from your presentation
  4. If your presentation is data based, also include with your abstract: sources of data, including the years sampled, the process of sample selection and the statistics utilized                                 


Email to:

Subject Line: Abstract 2016 AAIP Conference


Mail to:

Association of American Indian Physicians

Polly Olsen

1225 Sovereign Row, Suite 103

Oklahoma City, OK  73108

Fax to:

Fax #:  405-946-7651


DEADLINE:  April 15th, 2016

Selected presenters are responsible for their own travel, hotel and other miscellaneous expenses.  Thank you for your interest in submitting an abstract.

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