Call for Proposals

The Western Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (WAAHP)
invites proposal submissions for the 2023 regional meeting
being held May 2-5 at the beautiful Hilton Anaheim in Southern California.
Room nights start at $209 + taxes per night.

Meeting Theme

A New Hope: Rise Up with Resilience

Proposal Submission Themes 

Padawan (early idea stage)
Jedi Knight (work in progress)
Jedi Master (achieved proven success)


Proposal details and submission information may be found at

*WAAHP 2023 Call for Proposals*



The call for Proposals deadline is Friday, December 9, 2022 (extended deadline)

Presenters will be notified by Friday, January 6, 2023

(Early Bird) WAAHP 2023 Meeting & Hotel Registration Opens on Monday, January 9, 2023 

Upcoming Dates

Mon., Jan. 9th        Early Bird 2023 Conference Registration Opens and Hilton                                                  Anaheim Lodging Reg. Opens 
                             ($295 NAAHP members; $450 non-members)

Mon., Jan. 9th        Travel Grant Application opens

Fri., Feb. 24th         Travel Grant Application closes

Fri., March 10th      Early Bird Registration Closes


Sat., March 11th     General Registration Opens

                             ($450 NAAHP members; $625 non-members)

Fri., April 28th        WAAHP 2023 Registration closes

 Register Here


WAAHP 2023 Planning Team Members

Chair: Charlie Scruggs, University of California, Riverside, CA,  Charles.Scruggs@ucr.edu 
Assistant Chair: Joon Kim, Keck Graduate Institute, CA, Joon_Kim@kgi.edu 

WAAHP President: Doug Watson, Utah Valley University, ID

WAAHP Secretary/Treasurer: Denise Fullmer, Utah Valley University, ID 

Erin Colburn, Idaho State University—Meridian 

Katherine Brackmann, Gonzaga, WA

Maureen Leong-Kee, Oregon State University, OR

Carmen Rexach, Mt. San Antonio College, CA (CA community college)

DeEtta Mulay, Scripps College, CA
Marie Dutton, University of San Francisco, CA

Selina DerSarkissian, University of Southern California, CA

Kristi Weddige, Cal Poly-SLO, San Luis Obispo, CA
Ashley Sylvester, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV


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