Click HERE to access archival materials from our Nov. 4-5 conference in Boston!
The Annual Meeting and related events were held at the Boston Park Plaza, located at 50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street, Boston, MA 02116.
Covid Safety Protocols
PNHP’s Board of Directors and medical experts have established Covid safety protocols for the Annual Meeting that include a surgical facemask requirement while not actively eating or drinking; proof of vaccine within the last 5 months (physical card, photo, or electronic record is fine); and proof of a negative Covid test (time-stamped photo of a rapid antigen test is fine) taken within 24 hours of the Summit.
Speakers and Program
See below for final scheduled; conference speakers included:
- Linda Villarosa, contributor to The New York Times’ 1619 Project and author of Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of Racism on American Lives and the Health of Our Nation (speaking Saturday late afternoon)
- Donald Cohen, executive director of In the Public Interest and co-author of The Privatization of Everything (speaking Saturday late morning)
- Philip Verhoef, M.D., Ph.D., president-elect, PNHP
- Susan Rogers, M.D., president, PNHP
SNaHP Summit: Friday, Nov. 4, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Final schedule HERE
Leadership Training: Friday, Nov. 4, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.; small group meetings 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.; dinner 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Final schedule HERE
Annual Meeting: Saturday, Nov. 5, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; small group meetings 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.; dinner (with programming) 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Final schedule HERE
To request a meeting for a Member Interest Group (MIG), please contact deputy director Matthew Petty at firstname.lastname@example.org
This conference was not livestreamed in its entirety, but recordings of select sessions are available at pnhp.org/boston22.
Student and Resident Scholarships
Scholarships were provided to 74 students and residents, helping to cover the cost of travel, lodging, and registration.
PNHP members and the public can support PNHP’s student outreach programs by making a GIFT to the Nicholas Skala Student Fund.
Public health workers at the APHA Annual Meeting participated in a “Rally for Public Health Reproductive Justice” on Sunday, Nov. 6 at 1:00 p.m. The rally was held outside the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center entrance on Summer St.
This demonstration against the recent Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision and continuing attacks on reproductive justice was endorsed by multiple APHA sections and caucuses (Maternal Child Health, Black, Women’s, Peace, LGBT, Socialist, and others); Massachusetts Planned Parenthood; Medical Students for Reproductive Choice; and Physicians for National Health Program.
The 2022 Health Activist Dinner at APHA was held Sunday, Nov. 6 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. PNHP was a co-sponsor of this event.
This year’s honorees included Michelle Morse, M.D., M.P.H. (Paul Cornely Award); Riyadh Lafta, M.B.Ch.B., Ph.D. (Edward Barsky Award); and Rep. Ayanna Pressley (Paul Wellstone Award). Ted Brown, Ph.D., delivered a keynote address on “A Heroic History of the U.S. Health Left.”
Previous Annual Meetings
Click HERE to view photos from our previous in-person Annual Meeting (2019 in Philadelphia).
Click HERE for materials from our (fall) 2021 virtual Annual Meeting, HERE for materials from our (spring) 2021 virtual Leadership Training, and HERE for materials from our (fall) 2020 virtual Annual Meeting.
Attending the 2022 PNHP Annual Meeting is entirely voluntary and requires attendees to abide by any applicable rules of conduct or local or state laws that may be announced at any time. Attendees acknowledge the highly contagious and evolving nature of Covid-19 and voluntarily assume the risk of exposure to or infection with the virus by attending the Meeting and understand that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, disability, and/or death. Attendees release and agree not to sue any persons or entities responsible for coordinating or organizing the PNHP Annual Meeting in the event that they contract Covid-19. Attendees agree to comply with all Covid-related procedures that may be implemented at the Meeting, including mask-wearing.