Annual Conference

2018 Annual Conference


The Maryland Assembly on School Based Health Care (MASBHC) is seeking experts to present at our 2018 Annual Conference. We are looking for presentations that will reflect new research and innovation, as well as updates in policy implications for school based health care.

Abstract Submission Guidelines

Please submit a 250 word abstract on one of the following topics. In your submission please indicate what format your presentation will be (i.e. individual speaker, panel, interactive practice, etc.). Please submit your entry to

  • Clinical/Evidence Based Practices
    • Topics we have included in past conferences include: cardiac assessments, oral health and dental emergencies, and supporting students with chronic illnesses.
  • Mental Health
    • We hope to include a combination of mental health sessions that are geared towards practitioners and school social workers/ counselors.
  • Policy
    • Potential topics could include billing and coding, Medicaid reimbursement, electronic medical records, and grant and resource opportunities for SBHCs.

Submission Timeline

  • Deadline for submission: December 1st, 2017
  • Notification of acceptance:  January 15th, 2018
  • Deadline for final paper/PowerPoint submission:  April 1st, 2018

For any inquiries regarding the abstract submission or the annual conference, please contact Sapna Hencinski at 202-669-0031 or