Uncover hidden passions with the BCPH Public Health Leadership Virtual Institutes this spring 2024. This transformational educational experience explores the nexus of public health, clinical medicine, and social justice

Similar to AI and machine learning, health has been growing as a very popular and critical field. Whether you’re undecided about your future college major, have a budding interest in medicine or career in healthcare, or even oriented toward business and law – the BCPH Public Health Leadership Virtual Institute can guide you on your career path!

Transform Your Passion into Impact with the BCPH Thought Leadership for Public Health Fellowship

Aspiring health equity and social justice advocates, vloggers, podcasters, and influencers: don’t sleep on your chance to build your communication platform with the BCPH Thought Fellowship for Public Health Fellowship. Creating a platform that delivers real impact and positions you as a leader in your field involves more than publishing your ideas in an occasional blog post. It’s about broadcasting your message effectively in a world saturated with information and teeming with distractions!

Previous fellows have built and expanded their platforms during the Fellowship. But don’t trust our word for it—read what past Fellows have to say below:

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Develop Your Platform

The BCPH Thought Fellowship is designed to give you the skills needed to harness both commercial and social marketing strategies to build a powerful communications platform. Over the course of 4 months, you and your colleagues will learn how to:

🎤 Craft a distinctive brand and voice

🎯 Pinpoint your target audience

🎤 Strategize promotion and engagement

🧰 Explore tools and channels essential to disseminating ideas.

The fellowship places a strong focus on mastering contemporary mediums, notably podcasting and vlogging, and on strategically engaging your audience about your content.

Get the Training and Support You Need

Fellows work with a mentor and fellowship leadership in developing their platform and content. The Fellowship starts with a series of dynamic weekly trainings tailored to the unique needs of interdisciplinary health communicators. This year’s schedule is as follows:

Module 1
🌟 Why Thought Leadership Matters in Public Health

Module 2
💡 Content Development
🎙 Podcasting

Module 3
🛠 Technical Skills Building

Module 4
📢 Promotions and Marketing

Module 5
🌄 Scaling Your Thought Leadership Capacity

Module 6
⏰ Time-Bomb Writing Course

Act Now and Apply Today!

Act Now: Apply by the EXTENDED DEADLINE: March 1, 2024 and be part of our esteemed fourth cohort of Thought Leadership Fellows! The deadline will not be extended again. 

Be a Trend-Setter with BCPH!​

ProFellow.com named the Thought Fellowship #6 on its list of 10 Trendiest Fellowships of 2023!

BCPH 's Spring Webinar Series Seeks Expert Panelists Like You!

The Boston Congress of Public Health (BCPH) is hosting the following provocative webinar “Is Veterans Health a Tragedy or a Comedy in the United States?” on Friday, February 15, 2024, from 4:00 – 6:00 PM EST. We are seeking panelists who are Service-Disabled Veterans (SDVs) or have extensive experience working with and for SDVs and SDV service providers.  

The webinar will be designed to be a rich, thought-provoking, and critical debate of veteran health – including mental health and homelessness, policies and infrastructure of veteran healthcare, as well as reintegration services. It will be hosted by Ms. Divine-Favour Okeibunor, a current Master of Public Health candidate at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

We are designing approximately hour-long show that cover the following topics:

✔️ Veteran health outcomes
✔️ Societal reintegration after military service
✔️ Homelessness among veterans
✔️ Programs and policies to combat undesirable health outcomes

When will the show be filmed?
The show will be filmed live between 4:00 PM EST and 6:00 PM EST on February 15, 2024. Benefits of being a panel member include promotion on the BCPH/HPHR website and social media channels.

I am interested. How do I sign up?
If you are seriously interested in participating as a panelist, please indicate by completing this form. (It is also available by clicking the button below.) 

Are you holding other webinars? I’d love to be a panelist.
BCPH is seeking panelists for three additional webinars its will be holding in March and April 2024, as follows: 

 ✔️Mar 14, 2024, 4:00 – 5:00 PM EST: How Can We Achieve Equity in Maternal Health for Black Women?

✔️Mar 28, 2024, 4:00 – 5:00 PM EST: Maternity Deserts: What Are the Impacts and Solutions?

✔️April 11, 2024, 4:00 – 5:00 PM EST: How Is California Paving the Way for Healthcare Access to Undocumented Immigrants?

BCPH invites you to celebrate a “Spring Semester” of our Webinar Health-a-Thon!

Every Wednesday, from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST, January 3 – March 27, we will be offering a WEEKLY webinar featuring selections from our ever-growing catalog of discussions, courses, and sessions. There are a mix of free and paid sessions. Learn more and sign up today! 

Organizations and studies are invited to submit supplements with HPHR.

Supplements are special collections of manuscripts, including research articles, op-eds, policy papers, notes from the field, and other pieces, related to a research study, intervention, and/or program.

While HPHR’s supplements are similar to those produced by other academic journals, ours offer several unique features:

📚 A dedicated editorial liaison, backed by a highly skilled editorial team, to field questions about the process and facilitate timely publication.

📚 Publication in less than 4 months with successful completion of the peer-review process.

📚 Expedited peer review featuring suggestions addressing high-level improvement of logical flow, clarity/coherence, and reader comprehension. Templates provided to support manuscript development.

📚 Support manuscript finalization, including light copy-editing, layout, and formatting.

📚 Official publication on the Journal’s website in a dedicated, high-profile space with a dedicated DOI for the supplement itself and each individual manuscript.

📚 Promotion through the Journal’s e-newsletter and on the home page with an option to place social media (created by authors) on HPHR’s Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn pages.

📚 Opportunity to host a live webinar and/or video promoting their supplement, links to which will be posted on HPHR’s social media channels, including their YouTube account.

HPHR’s editorial charges are lower than other journals; dictated by the number of articles published:

📚 5 manuscripts: $15,000 per supplement

📚 6-10 manuscripts: $20,000 per supplement

📚 11-15 manuscripts: $25,000 pieces may be published per supplement.

Interested organizations should complete this submission form.

Coming Soon: BCPHR

🔜 As part of HPHR‘s efforts to build its infrastructure and place in the academic publishing arena, we will be updating HPHR’s name to the
     Boston Congress of Public Health Review (BCPHR) in 2024. Same mission, new name! 

BOSTON CONGRESS OF PUBLIC HEALTH COURSES

Online versions of popular BCPH Institute courses are now being released to the public, including: 

Metaversing Healthcare in the 21st Century
Course Instructor:
Dr. Candice Carpenter
Electrifying Your Career as an Academic Reviewer and Editor
Course Instructor:
Dr. Circe Gray Le Compte
Emotionally Intelligent Communication
Course Instructor:
Dr. Robert Carpenter

The Boston Congress of Public Health is accepting applications for its second cohort of Health Innovators to Watch Awards.

We are looking for innovators like you or someone you know – individuals who have developed and championed research, programs, inventions, entrepreneurial ventures, social engagement, and more through the lens of justice and equity to improve health and well-being, especially within underserved communities and populations. Recipients are featured in our list posted on our website and social media, and have the option of being featured in a podcast. Learn more about last year’s recipients here. Applications are due March 15, 2024.

APPLY BY APR 15: 40 UNDER 40 PUBLIC HEALTH CATALYST AWARDS! 

BCPH invites you to apply for the 2024 cohort of the 40 Under 40 Public Health Catalyst Awards! The awards recognize those under the age of 40 worldwide and across disciplines who inspire and catalyze us all to a more just and equitable world. If you are among the next generation of leaders, entrepreneurs, researchers, scientists, activists, intellectual provocateurs, authors, and directors, click the button below to apply by April 15, 2024. Learn more about our 2022 and 2023 recipients!

Publicize Your Findings in Weeks with HPHR Supplements!

Organizations and studies are invited to submit supplements with HPHR.

Supplements are special collections of manuscripts, including research articles, op-eds, policy papers, notes from the field, and other pieces, related to a research study, intervention, and/or program.

While HPHR’s supplements are similar to those produced by other academic journals, ours offer several unique features:

📚 A dedicated editorial liaison, backed by a highly skilled editorial team, to field questions about the process and facilitate timely publication.

📚 Publication in less than 4 months with successful completion of the peer-review process.

📚 Expedited peer review featuring suggestions addressing high-level improvement of logical flow, clarity/coherence, and reader comprehension. Templates provided to support manuscript development.

📚 Support manuscript finalization, including light copy-editing, layout, and formatting.

📚 Official publication on the Journal’s website in a dedicated, high-profile space with a dedicated DOI for the supplement itself and each individual manuscript.

📚 Promotion through the Journal’s e-newsletter and on the home page with an option to place social media (created by authors) on HPHR’s Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn pages.

📚 Opportunity to host a live webinar and/or video promoting their supplement, links to which will be posted on HPHR’s social media channels, including their YouTube account.

HPHR’s editorial charges are lower than other journals; dictated by the number of articles published:

📚 5 manuscripts: $15,000 per supplement

📚 6-10 manuscripts: $20,000 per supplement

📚 11-15 manuscripts: $25,000 pieces may be published per supplement.

Interested organizations should complete this submission form.

WATCHED SEASON 3 OF THE GREAT HEALTH DEBATES YET?

We wanted to send out a huge thank you to everyone who participated in the filming of The Great Health Debates: Season 3 (GHD) this past week at New York University. We also want to congratulate Fatou Barry for her stellar performance as host.

If you missed watching the Debates, click the button below to watch recordings of the livestreams on our YouTube channel (YouTube.com/@BCPHStudio). Visit soon though – we will be taking down the links soon as we incorporate the debates into the curriculum of the forthcoming BCPH Academy.

Also, we’re asking everyone to follow us on YouTubewhich helps us build you better content.  

BCPH crystalizes its mission and vision through information dissemination via BCPH Studio and training through BCPH Academy:  

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BCPH Studio

Translates public health information for diverse audiences through the production and publication of blogs, vlogs, podcasts, TV series, and academic journals,
including HPHR Journal.

BCPH Academy

Developing intersectional social justice technical assistance and trainings, such as webinars, certificate programs, and Fellowships, to support underrepresented voices and populations in public health.

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