Hospital Educator and Academic Liaison Association

HEAL ASSOCIATION

Supporting Students with Medical and Mental Health Needs

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About Us

HEAL Association

The Hospital Educator and Academic Liaison (HEAL) Association is an organization dedicated to supporting students with medical and mental health needs.  Former organizations AECMN (The Association for the Education of Children with Medical Needs) and APHOES (The Association of Pediatric Hematology Oncology Educational Specialists) merged together in May of 2018 to work together for their common goal of supporting students, advocating for best practices, and networking across North America.

How We Help

Why HEAL?

To Support

Provide opportunities for development and ongoing collaboration among multidisciplinary professionals to support the advancement of educational outcomes

To Advance

Advance awareness of the educational needs of students with medical and mental health needs.

To Provide

Provide opportunities for development and ongoing collaboration among multidisciplinary professionals to support the advancement of educational outcomes

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To Collaborate

Collaborate with organizations having similar interests and objectives

To Encourage

Encourage and provide resources for the advocacy of students.

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To Promote

Promote and share research to support, validate and guide best practices

Make A Difference

Help the Hospital Educator and Academic Liaison Association make a difference in the lives of students with medical and mental health needs with a donation today! Donations will go towards furthering the mission to ensure all students have access to educational success, no matter their diagnosis.

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Interested in being part of the amazing network of educators, practitioners, parents, and others dedicated to making a difference in the lives of students with medical and mental health needs?  Find out about the different membership options we have available today!

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News

HEAL Response

In light of this moment, we feel compelled to speak up – for silence is dangerous. The Hospital Educator and Academic Liaison (HEAL) Association shares in the wide range of emotions related to racism and social injustice across North America.  Acknowledging the history of systemic racism in our schools and our hospitals is a vital step to being a […]

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Important Conference Information

IMPORTANT As you are already aware, the HEAL Association National Conference scheduled for April 15-17, 2020 has been cancelled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Please read to the bottom of this email, as there will be important information regarding: New Conference Dates Registration and Refunds for Current Registrants Speaker Information HEAL Annual Business Meeting HEAL […]

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