The HFES International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care is the premier educational activity dedicated to bringing the best of HF/E and Health Care professionals together to improve health care systems worldwide.

This educational event is your opportunity to learn insights on the latest science and best practices, understand innovations in the safety of health care providers and patients, sharpen the focus of HF/E initiatives, and improve your regulatory approaches. Grow your professional network by connecting with human factors experts, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, biomedical engineers, health care providers, FDA representatives, patient safety researcher and more! Dedicated networking events will provide the opportunity to connect with your peers facing similar challenges, exchange best practices, and share ideas you can implement at your own institution when you return home.

HFES International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care will be offering FIVE educational tracks that each focus on different aspects of health care systems and how HF/E intersects with them. Submissions of all types - lectures, posters, discussion panels, workshops - are encouraged for each track.

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Program Tracks

The International Symposium will feature FIVE tracks of educational programming. Learn more about each of these tracks.

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Call For Proposals (closed)

The call for proposals for the symposium has passed but check out the schedule of events here.  You also may wish to review the template for the optional proceedings paper and the template (optional) for presentations.

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Important Dates & Deadlines

Take a look and familiarize yourself with all the important dates and deadlines for the 2022 Health Care Symposium! View these dates and deadlines here.