Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Call for Proposals Aging, Health, Equity, and the Law Conference

Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Center is pleased to host the virtual Aging, Health, Equity, and the Law Conference on September 13, 2021. The conference theme focuses on structural and systemic questions about discrimination and equity that older adults experience, and on policies recognizing these different challenges and promoting equity. The conference features individual presentations, panel presentations, and discussion groups. The conference will be held online with no registration fee. New York CLE credit will be available.

A non-exhaustive list of presentation topics might include:

Inequities in COVID-19 Care for Seniors, including State Responses to Deaths of Nursing Home Residents from COVID-19, and Caregiving

Vaccination Priorities in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Rationing of Health Care

Disparities in Wealth Creation, Housing,  Employment, or Planning Based on Age, Race, Ethnicity, Class, Sexual Orientation, Disability, Gender or Gender Identity

Social Determinants of Health for Seniors

Age and Disability Discrimination

Elderly Prisoners, including Perspectives on Incarceration as a Public Health Issue and Compassionate Release

Elder Abuse

Telehealth Digital Divide

Historical and Current Perspectives on Elder Law, Health Care, and Race

Anti-Racism Approaches to Teaching and Learning Elder Law and Related Topics

Incorporating Cultural Sensitivity in Elder Law Courses

Presentation Guidelines, Deadline, and Submission Instructions

The program committee welcomes individual proposals and panel or discussion group proposals. Individual presentations will be 25 minutes including questions. Panels or discussion groups will be 50 minutes including questions. Presentation proposals are due by June 18, 2021. 

The proposal should include:  

  1. Presenter name(s), email, title, school affiliation, and mailing address
  2. Title of the proposed presentation or discussion group
  3. Presentation format: presentation, panel presentation, or discussion group
  4. A description of what you would like to discuss (300-500 words)

Submit your proposal through the conference website Email Professor Joan Foley at with any questions. The program committee may not be able to accommodate all proposals.

Presentation proposals are due June 18, 2021.

Consumer Information, Current Affairs, Health Care/Long Term Care, Programs/CLEs | Permalink


Post a comment