The Network of the National Library of Medicine invites proposals for a virtual National Health Misinformation Symposium, April 4-7, 2023.
This free, virtual symposium will explore both the research behind health misinformation movements and provide practical and evidence-based solutions to support librarians, health educators, and direct care providers in combating the spread of all types of health misinformation. Topics may include the types of misinformation, history of health misinformation, tips to understand health research, combating social media spread, the effects of health misinformation on individuals and communities, and highlighting replicable programs that Network Members can implement to address health misinformation.
The Health Misinformation Symposium will offer a keynote each day along with hour presentations, and sessions of three 10-minute lightning talks.
12:00 pm – 5:30 pm ET, Tuesday April 4th through Friday April 7th, 2023.
Proposals are accepted through an online form.
Please carefully review the rubric the review committee will use to access submissions when drafting your submission.
The deadline to submit proposals is October 31st, 12:00 am ET.
Submission form opens: October 4th, 12:00 pm ET
Submission form closes: October 31st, 12:00 am ET
Final decisions: November 30, 2022
Schedule Announced and registration opens: January 2023
The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) provides outreach, funding, and training on behalf of the National Library of Medicine. The goal of the NNLM is to advance the progress of medicine and improve public health by providing U.S. health professionals with equal access to biomedical information and improving individuals’ access to information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health.
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