Educational Opportunity Application

Please complete the following information. This form will be utilized for all applications throughout the year for AVAHO education.

NOTE:  AVAHO has the right to review all educational materials prior to giving final approval, e.g., slide decks.  Educational programs that are relevant to all AVAHO members are preferred. AVAHO members include physicians, nurses, pharmacists, nutritionists, cancer data analysts, social workers and more.

So that the Education Committee can objectively evaluate the quality of each submission, please complete the following as thoroughly as possible:
Program learning objectives (list at least 3): *
Target Audience (please select the audience your program will best benefit): *

Selection Criteria:

All applicants will have equal opportunity to submit applications for educational programs. Applications will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  1. The program description adequately describes the content to be presented;
  2. The learning objectives are clear, objective, and well-developed; 
  3. Based on the description and objectives provided, the program appears relevant for a significant portion of the AVAHO membership (e.g., beyond one or two disciplines such as physicians and pharmacists);
  4. The proposed topic is particularly relevant to the veteran population/VHA;
  5. The presenter is a known expert in the field (bio/CV submitted), or a VA professional has been requested;
  6. Program content has not been presented to the membership in the past year.

Please note: A new drug for a disease that has been frequently covered (or for a new indication) is less favorable. 

Available Program Types (Please Choose One): *

If you prefer AVAHO suggests a speaker, please check here:
If you have any technical or logistical questions please contact AVAHO's Executive Director, Julie Lawson, at or (314) 853-6063.
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