The Infant Mortality Summit has established itself as the Indiana forum for health care providers, public health professionals, key partners, local health departments, community and faith-based leaders and others to discuss infant mortality and how we can work together to protect our most vulnerable population.  The summit strives to provide meaningful education and interaction with respected professionals in the field of infant mortality. To this end, this year’s conference highlights the continued need to building partnerships as ISDH can’t tackle this issue alone. The event will engage a broad audience, identify champions in local communities, provide education to a wide-variety of providers, and develop sustainable plans of action to move Indiana toward a dramatically lower infant mortality rate.

Abstract Submission Schedule & Details

July 1, 2019 First call for Breakouts and Posters

August 1, 2019 Reminder call for Breakouts and Posters

September 2, 2019 Presenters to submit abstracts & posters for review by 5 p.m. EST. Submissions should be sent electronically as a WORD document (NO PDF’s) to Tina Mahern at

September 30, 2019 Accepted submissions notified

October 28, 2019 Changes and final edits due to selection committee

 November 18, 2019 Breakout Power Point slide decks due for review