CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 5th Annual Evidence-Based Practice & Research Conference

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 5th Annual Evidence-Based Practice & Research Conference

NorthBay Healthcare is excited to announce its 5th Annual Evidence-Based Practice and Research Conference.  This year’s theme is “A Bridge to the Future: Innovation and Technology for Healthcare Improvement.”  The event will be held on Friday, August 24th at the NorthBay Healthcare’s Green Valley Administration Center.  The keynote speakers this year is Dr. Chris Furmanski, Partner, Virtual Ventures and former Director of Innovation, Stanford Health Care.


We are accepting abstracts of completed work.  This is a great opportunity to share the important work that you are doing at your organization.  The 4 categories for abstract submission are:

  • Research Study
  • Evidence-Based Practice Projects
  • Quality Improvement/New Innovations
  • Student Capstone Projects


Submissions are due on Friday, May 18th.  Visit to find the program description and learning objectives.  You can download the abstract submission guidelines and find out additional information on this year’s conference.

On behalf of our EBP & Research Council, we look forward to seeing your abstracts soon!

For more information, contact Elisa Jang from NorthBay Healthcare directly:

2018 KPAAPA Scholarship deadline is Wednesday, April 18

2018 KPAAPA Scholarship deadline is Wednesday, April 18

Please share this opportunity with anyone who may be interested.

The Kaiser Permanente African American Professional Association (KPAAPA) Scholarship Program is now accepting applications from high school students who are scheduled to graduate in spring 2018. Scholarships are also available for nursing students and medical students attending schools in Northern California. KPAAPA provides scholarships to students who demonstrate academic achievement, commitment to community service, and leadership potential.

In the last five years alone, KPAAPA has awarded more than $80,000 in scholarships. In 2018, KPAAPA has eight scholarships available.

Applications are being accepted online at

Online applications must be submitted by April 18, 2018. Winners will be notified in June 2018.

Scholarship funds will be distributed in August 2018. The funds will be made payable to the college, university, trade, or technical school the winners will attend in the fall.
Please share this flier and FAQ with anyone who may be interested in the KPAAPA scholarship opportunity. Thank you for helping to spread the word!

Have questions?
If you have questions about the scholarship application see the FAQs, visit, or email Misty Spencer.

The following Kaiser Permanente business resource groups also offer scholarships: