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The 2015 Paul Ambrose Scholars Symposium Group Photo

Symposium Dates: June 26-28, 2015

The symposium provides an interprofessional opportunity for students to learn leadership and organizational skills from expert faculty in the field of prevention and population health. Scholars are provided the opportunity to attend an experiential learning tour of local community clinics and participate in several professional networking events. Students leave with a deeper understanding of their role in our complex public health system and the skills necessary to implement their community projects.

Past speakers include prominent United States public health officials such as Surgeons General, Assistant Secretaries for Health and other governmental officials, industry experts, and veteran public health practitioners.

Past Participating Surgeons General:
  • David Satcher, MD
  • Richard H. Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS
  • Regina Benjamin, MD
  • Boris D. Lushniak, MD, MPH

Symposium Sponsors

American Association of Colleges of Nursing

American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

American Dental Education Association

Association of American Medical Colleges

National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties

Physician Assistant Education Association

2015 Symposium Logistics

Symposium Registration Fee

Selected scholars are encouraged to work with their academic institutions to help sponsor their registration fee and travel costs. Click here to view a list of APTR Member Institutions

  • Students from non-member institutions: $250.00
  • Students from member institutions: $200.00

The registration fee includes the following:

  • Hotel accommodations on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evening of the Symposium
  • A light breakfast and coffee break on Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the Symposium
  • Buffet luncheon on Friday and Saturday of the Symposium


Scholars are responsible for their personal travel arrangements and expenses to Washington, DC for the three-day Symposium.

Symposium Stipend

Scholars will receive a $200.00 program stipend after completion of all Symposium activities and requirements.


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