CFP: 8th Annual Undergraduate Conference on Health and Society at Providence College

April 22, 2017, Providence College, Rhode Island

Subject Fields:

Health and Health Care, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Public Health, Sociology, Anthropology

Call for papers

This is a great opportunity for advanced undergraduates who are engaged in significant writing projects. This interdisciplinary conference welcomes paper proposals from all areas of inquiry that address topics related to health, health care, or health policy, including Anthropology, Biomedical Ethics, Community Health, Economics, Health Care Management, Health Policy, History, Literature, Political Science, Public Health, and Sociology. Abstracts are peer reviewed on a competitive basis by a joint student-faculty selection committee. Accepted participants orally present their research on a panel moderated by a faculty discussant. Additionally, all participants will have the opportunity to publish their work through PC’s Digital Commons. Examples of papers from past conferences can be viewed at Abstracts can be submitted via by February 1, 2017. For more information contact the Conference Coordinator at

Early submissions are strongly encouraged because we are able to offer a limited number of travel stipends to defray the hotel/transportation costs for interested students who must stay overnight in order to attend.

Contact Info:

Samantha Santos ’14 & ’16G
Graduate Assistant
Health Policy & Management Program
Howley/Service 229
Providence College
One Cunningham Square
Providence, RI 02918


Contact Email:


Deadline: February 1, 2017

Posted: January 25, 2017