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Advancing Muslim American Health Priorities (A-MAP 2019)

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Date(s) - 10/18/2019 - 10/21/2019
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Gordon Center for Integrative Science


3-400 USD
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Initiative on Islam and Medicine

Join the Initiative on Islam and Medicine at the University of Chicago in collaboration with Umma Clinic, Whitestone Foundation, and Worry Free Clinic for a 3-Day A-MAP (Oct. 18-20)conference exploring the religious dimensions of mental, reproductive, and sexual health.

A-MAP is the culmination of our Engaging Muslim Americans for Research on Community Health [E-MARCH] project through which a cohort of religious leaders, community health and social service workers, researchers, physicians, and patients from across the United States identified key community health research priorities for Muslim Americans. This conference provides a venue to examine these priorities by bringing together diverse stakeholders to discuss mosque-based, patient-centered approaches to addressing the religious dimensions of mental, reproductive, and sexual health.

Following A-MAP 2019 weekend, is the Islamic Bioethics Symposium (Oct. 21) which will highlight normative pieces on the same topics.


Registration for A-MAP 2019 includes access only for 3-Day conference (Oct. 18-20). The Dinner and Bioethics Symposium (IBS Oct. 21) are tickets sold separately. There are discounted prices for a combined AMAP and IBS package. The dinner is reduced to $35 with the purchase of any other ticket. If one plans on attending the Full A-MAP conference, dinner, and Islamic Bioethics Symposium, and dinner simply select AMAP and IBS at the rate of either student, allied health, or physician pricing in addition to a dinner ticket ( 2 tickets total).

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