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Good afternoon. I'm Katrina Rhodes, chair of the American College of Preventive Medicine 2021 Annual Conference here with Dr. Richard Bruno, our highly regarded vice chair.
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On behalf of ACPM leadership and planning conference committee, we have the honor to
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welcome you to PM21 Building Resilience, Preventing Pandemics, Health Inequity, and Climate Change.
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We are so excited to have you with us today and share with you some of the highlights of this year's conference and today's events.
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Now while COVID precludes us from meeting in person, we're pleased to offer you an all virtual conference.
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Our conference theme is building resilience and sub themes include climate change and human health, social justice and health equity, and COVID-19 pandemic preparedness.
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Our conference tracks with sessions that run throughout the conference include population health management and health technology, public health innovation and community medicine,
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research, evidence and policy, clinical preventive medicine and lifestyle medicine, global health
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and environmental medicine, and the future of preventive medicine training and advocacy. Our oral concurrent sessions include updates from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force,
Video Summary
This presentation discusses the American College of Preventive Medicine's annual conference, PM21 Building Resilience, Preventing Pandemics, Health Inequity, and Climate Change. The conference focuses on various themes including climate change and human health, social justice and health equity, and COVID-19 pandemic preparedness. Keynote speakers from various organizations and institutions will discuss topics such as building resilience during the pandemic, climate resilience and environmental justice, building vaccine confidence, social justice and health equity, and building public health resilience. The conference features oral concurrent sessions, scientific poster presentations, professional development events, and networking opportunities. Participants will have the opportunity to earn continuing medical education (CME) hours. The conference will close with the ACPM Awards ceremony and remarks from the President-Elect. Participants are encouraged to create a profile and participate in the PM21 Networking Challenge for a chance to win a complimentary PM22 conference registration. The State of the College presentation and KBS lecture by Dr. Aletha Maybank will kick off the conference. The conference will also feature sessions on patient safety, partnerships in public health, and managing stress and weight during COVID. The Partner Corner, poster exhibits, and virtual tour of the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History will be available for attendees.
Keywords
American College of Preventive Medicine
PM21 Building Resilience
Climate Change
COVID-19 pandemic preparedness
Social justice and health equity
Building vaccine confidence
Public health resilience
Continuing medical education (CME) hours
ACPM Awards
State of the College
Smithsonian Museum of Natural History

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