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About the Symposium

The BTG Annual Symposium highlights the work of the Community Health Internship Program (CHIP). The Symposium is open to the broader community, and designed to provide a forum for dialogue and networking opportunities while engaging community representatives, public health officials, agency personnel, grant-makers, and university faculty, staff, and students in the work of the program. 

32nd Annual Symposium
FRIDAY, October 21, 2022

Save the Date!

Friday, October 21, 2022

9 AM - 11:30 AM

Via Zoom

Participation is FREE

Keynote Address 

Join the Bridging the Gaps network and keynote speaker Heather McGhee, JD, a leading racial-justice activist and best-selling author, for an information-packed morning of discussion with individuals promoting health and well-being in urban communities.  


Heather McGhee, JD, is an educator, an activist, and the board chair of the of Color Of Change, the nation’s largest online racial justice organization. She has crafted legislation, testified before Congress and helped shape presidential campaign platforms. Her book, The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together, spent 10 weeks on The New York Times best-seller list. She regularly appears on NBC and MSNBC and contributes to the The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal and other top media outlets. 

Who Will Be There? 

Students and Faculty 
Academic Preceptors 
Community Preceptors 
Community-Based Organizations 
Community Members 
BTG Program Alumni 
People Like You!

For information, contact Ellen Martinak

Program Support

Project Summaries
by community partner

Academic Network

Student made resources

Annual Report, 2020

Storytelling Projects


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