ERIC Number: ED125387
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Health Manpower Conferences Project. Final Report.
Student American Pharmaceutical Association, Washington, DC.
The Health Manpower Conferences Project (HMC), under the guidance of the National Student Coordinating Committee, solicited proposals from local student groups interested in supporting an interdisciplinary student health manpower conference. Ten selected student groups were awarded subcontracts and each planned and conducted a conference during the spring of 1973. The successful conference series was conceived to provide students from the same geographical region the opportunity to use an interdisciplinary approach in examining the specific health manpower problems in their areas. The organizational development, administration, and subcontracting procedure are described in this report, along with an evaluation summary of the project. The conference series is concluded to have been successful from several perspectives: (1) Student groups were given broad responsibility for conference planning and management and for subcontract administration, as well as for developing leadership skills. (2) Students responded positively to the challenge of seeking better avenues for cooperation. (3) The significance of interdisciplinary cooperation in the health, socioeconomic, and sociopolitical fields was stressed. (4) The local conferences were a successful forum for the exposure to other health professionals. (LBH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Health Resources Administration (DHEW/PHS), Bethesda, MD. Bureau of Health Resources Development.
Authoring Institution: Student American Pharmaceutical Association, Washington, DC.