About the Conference: An exciting opportunity to engage in a one-day conference that offers professionals in academic institutions, teaching hospitals, and practice sites the opportunity to present and benefit from research, interventions, and programs intended to improve health outcomes.

Target Audience: Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Public Health Professionals, Nurses, Pharmacists, Medical Residents, Health Professions Students, Social Work, Case Management Teams, and others interested in primary care or prevention issues and research.

To SUBMIT an ABSTRACT or for more INFORMATION: Click here

To Register: To register online, click here, or call (423) 439-8027.

Date and Time: Friday, February 21, 2014, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM

CONFERENCE VENUE!! East Tennessee State University, The Basler Center for Physical Activity, second floor conference room, (423) 439-7980

Out-of-Town Visitors can stay at:

The Carnegie Hotel, 1216 W. State of Franklin Rd., Johnson City, TN 37604 (423) 979-6400

Agenda: Click here for the current agenda.

Fees: Although there is no fee to attend this conference, pre-registration is required.

Learning Objectives:
As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to...

  • Summarize health-related research being conducted in the region
  • Summarize how local research findings can be applied in practice settings
  • Identify personally relevant health-related issues and determine how they might be investigated and addressed
  • Seek out opportunities to collaborate with other health professionals

Activity Director:
Beth Bailey, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

logo ACCME Accreditation: Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
logo CME Credit: Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
logo CNE Credit: 6.0 continuing nursing education contact hours for this conference. East Tennessee State University College of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
  This event is presented by the Quillen College of Medicine Department of Family Medicine and the Academic Center for Health Sciences at East Tennessee State University, the Office of Continuing Medical Education, and the College of Nursing Office of Continuing Education at East Tennessee State University.
Application for CE credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Determination of credit is pending.
Information will be updated as credits are awarded.