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Atlantic Indigenous Mentorship Network 
and Healthy Populations Journal

Special Issue on Indigenous Health and Health Equity

We are very excited to announce that we are partnering with the Healthy Populations Journal (HPJ) to facilitate a special issue on Indigenous health. This special issue is anticipated to be released in the Spring of 2023.   

The Healthy Populations Journal (HPJ) is a multi-faculty, student-led, open-access, peer-reviewed journal housed at the Healthy Populations Institute (HPI) at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Their mission is to identify and disseminate research that mobilizes evidence to improve population health and global health equity. 

For this partnership, we are adopting a mentorship model of peer review. Mentor reviewers with experience conducting peer-review will provide mentorship to student reviewers, enabling students to provide robust and thoughtful reviews for student submissions while building capacity for peer review. 

We are accepting submissions for this special issue beginning March 4th, 2022. Visit here to access the submission portal and for more details regarding submission guidelines. 

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Upcoming Events

As part of this partnership, we are offering events targeted to support individuals who want to submit a piece of work to this special issue. We have two events confirmed right now, with more in the works, so stay tuned! 

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Writing for Academic Publication with Drs. Debbie Martin and Jane McMillan happening July 28th from 12:00-1:30pm Atlantic (on Zoom). You can sign up for this event here

Drop-in Writing Sessions with Tara Pride and Christie Stilwell taking place throughout July and August. No sign up required, the join link here. 

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Abstract Writing Workshop with Dr. Anita Benoit happening August 12th from 11:00am-12:00pm Atlantic. Sign up for this event here

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Infographic Workshop with Dr. Kaitlin Roke happening August 11th from 1:00-2:30pm Atlantic. Sign up for this event here

Editorial Team

Mentor Reviewers

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