(via the Network of the National Library of Medicine – Region 6)
Registration is open for the NNLM (Network of the National Library of Medicine) Virtual Symposium, which will take place from Tuesday, April 4, to Thursday, April 6. The 2023 NNLM Virtual Symposium, themed “Health Misinformation“, will explore both the research behind health misinformation movements and provide practical and evidence-based solutions to support librarians, health educators, and direct care providers in combating the spread of all types of health misinformation. Topics may include the types of misinformation, history of health misinformation, tips to understand health research, combating social media spread, the effects of health misinformation on individuals and communities, and highlighting replicable programs that Network Members can implement to address health misinformation.
This virtual symposium will feature sessions focused on data, public health, libraries, and general health misinformation.
Featuring the following Keynote speakers:
- Kyla Fullenwider, Senior Advisor at the U.S. Office of the Surgeon General. Her expertise in combating misinformation and designing human-centered solutions is being used to help communities stay informed about COVID-19, among other things.
- Jevin West co-author of Calling Bullshit: Data Reasoning in a Digital World
- Amanda Wilson, Alla Keselman, and Catherine Arnot Smith, editors of Combating Online Health Misinformation: A Professional’s Guide to Helping the Public
Can’t make all the sessions? That’s okay! All sessions will be recorded and available on the symposium platform for up to 30 days and posted to the NNLM YouTube channel.
Can we get CE credit? Participants can earn up to 30 MLA continuing education contact hours.
Learn from this panel and more at the NNLM Research Symposium! Register here today!