The Eighth Annual McGinley-Rice Symposium
"Exploring Social Justice for Vulnerable Populations:
The Face of the Person with an Addiction"
October 26-27, 2017
Call for Abstracts
This call for abstracts invites papers and posters that:
- Explore the social justice tradition and its application to the health and wellbeing of the person with an addiction.
- Present research data that discuss the current state of knowledge regarding the causes and effects of addiction, its
prevention and short and long term treatment.
- Discuss clinical and/or programmatic initiatives to foster health care equity for the person with an addiction.
- Discuss philosophical and/or theoretical issues related to the health and human consequences of living with an addiction.
Deadline: May 1, 2017
About the Symposium
The McGinley-Rice Symposium on Justice for Vulnerable Populations is a unique scholarly forum for nurses and other health care professionals to address issues of social justice in health care. Organized annually by the holder of the Jacques Laval Endowed Chair in Justice for Vulnerable Populations at the Duquesne University School of Nursing, the McGinley-Rice Symposium is an expression of the mission of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, the Catholic missionary order that founded Duquesne and assists needy and marginalized persons throughout the world.
Articles on Addiction
The Surgeon General's Report
FACING ADDICTION IN AMERICA
The Surgeon General's Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health
Peggy Compton, RN, PhD, FAAN
Karen Hacker, MD, MPH
Mary Fleming, MS