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There's Still Time to Submit a Presentation for
2015 Healthcare Design Conference

Do you want to be a part of next year's Healthcare Design Conference?  Submit your presentation proposal for educational sessions and roundtable discussions.

Presentation proposal submission deadline for Healthcare Design 2015 is Friday, January 30, 2015!

Healthcare Design Conference
November 14-17
, 2015

Gaylord National Resort and
Convention Center

Washington, D.C.

Submit presentation ideas for consideration around:

  • patient safety and satisfaction
  • ambulatory care
  • remodeling/renovation/conversions
  • impact of technology
  • clinical perspectives
  • high performance hospital/ sustainable practices
  • design for wellness         
  • innovations in facility planning and management
  • design challenges and solutions
  • specialty facilities and/or departments, 
    (i.e., Oncology, Pediatrics, Behavior Health, OR, ED, etc.)
  • strategies for financing and operations
  • international trends and practices

Hurry to Take Advantage of the EDAC Exam Risk Free* Offer -
Ends January 31, 2015

Becoming EDAC certified shows clients, employers and colleagues that you know how to use credible research data to implement an evidence-based design process. The EDAC credential after your name opens doors to:

  • cutting edge projects
  • groundbreaking data
  • jobs in forward thinking firms
  • inspiring collaboration
  • making life-changing improvements to healthcare environments around the world

It's easy to take advantage of this EDAC Exam risk free offer:

If you don't pass, retake the exam once at no charge.

*This offer is for new EDAC exam registrants only. Certification must be completed within one year of registration, (candidates are restricted to two retakes and a 60-day waiting period between exams).  Free retake applies only to the second exam.
Questions?  Contact Shannon Roecklein at


Save Up to $125 with EFA Early Bird Registration Pricing –
Ending Next Friday, January 16!

Environments for Aging offers attendees the opportunity to learn the latest innovations and best practices in the design of long-term and residential care settings. Don't miss your opportunity to gain inspiration through a gathering of like-minded, forward-thinking individuals instrumental in the creation of future living environments for the aging.

See what others have said about attending EFA:


Healthcare Design Academy
The next regional Healthcare Design Academy providing educational sessions and resource connections for architects and facility administrators, is February 26-27, 2015 in Washington DC.  More information here.

FREE EBD Journal Clubs Provide CEUs
The EBD Journal Club is FREE, open to all and provides the chance to hear and interact with authors who have recently published EBD papers and articles in peer-reviewed journals such as HERD. You can access all past EBD Journal Clubs and get CEUs here.
Exhibit at HCD 2015
Did you know that 73% of 2014 Healthcare Design conference attendees were looking for new products and services and that 74% were final decision makers?  Want to be a conference exhibitor or sponsor? Download the HCD 2015 sponsorship and exhibit opportunities here.


A Visual Reference to Evidence-Based Design
A must-have EBD resource, Jain Malkin's lively writing style makes research read like an adventure story with fascinating discoveries at every turn. Learn more here.
Need More CEUs?  
On-demand ICONS and Innovators webinar library now offers 35 on-demand webinars. Watch any or all  at your convenience, and get your CEUs.  More information here.
Join the CHD Affiliate Members Community
Affiliate members now receive a FREE annual digital subscription to Research Design Connections with a database of more than 1,800 articles.  Learn more about the benefits of membership, here.
About Us:
The Center for Health Design is a nonprofit 501c(3) whose mission is to transform healthcare environments for a healthier, safer world through design research, education and advocacy.

Looking for ways to support our work?
Become EDAC Certified, Join our Community of Affiliates; Become a Pebble Partner; Add to our Knowledge RepositoryDonations make a difference; Watch our on demand webinars; Ask us about volunteer opportunities. Like us on Facebook; Contact us.


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