EHD 2023: Call for Papers launched

We are delighted to launch the Call for Papers for the 9th European Healthcare Design Congress 2023, the plenary theme for which is ‘Fault lines and front lines: Strengthening health system resilience’.
 
Next year’s Congress will once again be held ‘in person’ at the Royal College of Physicians, on 12-14 June, and streamed online on SALUS TV to enable virtual delegates to watch and participate.
 
We’re delighted to invite you to contribute to the exchange of knowledge needed to strengthen health system resilience by submitting abstracts by 1 December 2022 on the following core themes: undefined - undefined
 
Plenary theme
• Fault lines and front lines: Strengthening health system resilience
 
Congress streams  
• Population health: Redesigning health systems and partnering to integrate care and foster healthy communities
 
• Health planning and investment: New models of care that promote quality improvement and strengthen health system resilience
 
• The intersection of clinical medicine and design: Optimising environments and spaces to support clinical service planning strategies
 
• Science, technology & digital transformation: System-level adoption of digital health, AI, personalised medicine and smart hospital innovations
 
• Climate-smart healthcare: Applying circular economy principles and net-zero carbon strategies to services, infrastructure and supply chains
 
• Art & architecture: Humanistic environments that promote wellbeing, identity and dignity, support recovery and empower patients
 
• Tertiary care: Planning specialist services and infrastructure, including mental health services, cancer care, women and children services, and rehabilitation
 
Who should submit a paper and attend?
 
The European Healthcare Design Congress, Awards & Exhibition attracts the world’s leading interdisciplinary thinkers, researchers and practitioners in the field, including:
 
• Physicians
• Healthcare executives
• Estates/capital development 
• Nursing professionals
• Commissioners
• Health scientists
• Service designers
• Clinical managers
• Architects and designers
• Engineers and developers
• Health planners
• Occupational therapists
• Psychologists
• Economists
 
Papers addressing more than one of the Congress themes will be given preference. All abstracts should be submitted via the online submission form on this website. Abstract guidelines can be downloaded here.