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7th annual Health Equity Leadership Institute

June 12, 2016 - June 17, 2016

Pursuing a career in health equity research?

Please consider attending the University of Wisconsin’s 7th annual Health Equity Leadership Institute, and join a professional network of 130 Health Equity Scholars!
2016 Key Dates:
Application release: January 27th | Due: February 17th Notification of selected scholars: mid-March | Scholars RSVPs: April 4th

An intensive weeklong “research boot camp” focused on increasing the number of researchers engaged in health disparities/health equity research who are competing successfully for tenure track and leadership positions.
CONTENT: Presentations by health equity researchers from diverse academic institutions and the NIH; instruction by community partners at research sites; tips for research mentor selection and alignment; guidance on branding your research; practical guidance on addressing work/life balance; research manuscript development, grant writing, mock study sections, and more!
HIGHLIGHTS: Large and small sessions allow for individual attention among like-minded scholars; intentional focus on decreasing professional isolation and increasing leadership potential and mentoring skills; frank talk about race and racism and how it impacts this work; practical guidance on using community-engaged research to address health equity…and more!

HELI is not your typical career development workshop!

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“This is one of the best academic experiences that included networking, knowledge sharing, learning activities and lots of emotions from Day 1…this model of empowering emerging scholars has reshaped my vision and mission in own professional field. I am truly grateful!” – HELI ’12 Scholar

HELI is made possible through NIH Centers of Excellence awards from the National Institute on Minority Health and Heath Disparities to the University of Maryland and University of Wisconsin. Significant support is also provided by the UW School of Medicine and Public Health, the UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, and in partnership with the National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN).

Join the HELI conversation:
Facebook – CCHE UW-Madison Twitter – UWCCHE Website –


June 12, 2016
June 17, 2016
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Madison, WI 53706 United States
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