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Call for Proposals for the 2018 National Council of Urban Indian Health Annual Leadership Conference

Posted: January 03, 2018

The National Council of Urban Indian Health (NCUIH) invites individuals to submit proposals for a presentation at the NCUIH Annual Leadership Conference being held in Arlington, VA, June 26-28, 2018. Proposals are due by January 22, 2018, via electronic submission.

This year's conference theme is "20 Years: Continuing the Legacy to Build Strong, Healthy Native Communities" and will  provide key opportunities for urban and tribal leaders to learn, network, and build strategies for the benefit of Indian Country, through informative workshops, listening sessions, and expert speakers on health topics affecting the American Indian and Alaska Native community.

Presentation Topics
NCUIH offers participants an extensive program of sessions designed to provide practical, hands-on training and strategies that can be applied to the systems of care in their states, tribes, territories, and communities. As such, proposals must focus on approaches that are relevant, adaptable, and innovative in one of the following critical areas:

  • Behavioral Health
  • Indian Health Policy
  • Public Health
  • Innovation of health clinics
  • Trauma-informed care
  • Opioids
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Self-care for Healthcare professionals
  • Youth Programming
  • Maximizing social media
  • Board training
  • Health Information Technology
  • Native Elder Health
  • Maximizing Revenue
  • Culturally competent programming
  • Accreditation
  • Other relevant topics in Indian Health

For questions regarding the Call for Proposals process, please contact Dr. Kimberly Fowler via email at If you experience technical challenges in submitting your proposal, please contact You also can contact NCUIH by using the main phone line 202-544-0344.

Visit the NCUIH website to learn more about the conference and to submit a propsal.

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