Monday, January 28, 2013

Tobacco Leadership Advocacy Training Extends Call for Applications


The "2013 Protecting Children and Families from Tobacco: Leadership Advocacy
Training" call for applications has been extended to Jan. 31. To find out more and apply, go to  
http://www2.aap.org/richmondcenter/2013Training.html.

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), American
College of Physicians (ACP), and the American Medical Association (AMA) are seeking applications from members to be trained as physician leaders in tobacco control advocacy.  Applicants interested in or already advocating in their states and communities for policies that support tobacco control, protect nonsmokers and provide better access to tobacco cessation services are encouraged to apply. 

The training will be held on April 26-27, 2013 at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel in Washington, DC.  Typed applications must be submitted via e-mail no later than 4 p.m. CST Thursday, Jan. 31.  Handwritten applications will not be accepted.  Applicants selected to participate will be provided coach airfare and hotel accommodations (maximum of 2
nights).  



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